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Category:155th Infantry Regiment Heraldry

Coat of ArmsEdit

BlazonEdit

  • Shield: Azure, in bend a giant cactus and a fleur-de-lis paleways Or; on a chief Argent a saltire Gray surmounted by a cross Gules charged with an arrow fessways of the third.
  • Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Mississippi National Guard: On a wreath of the colors (Or and Azure) a slip of magnolia full flower with leaves Proper behind a trident Sable.
  • Motto:STAND FAST.

SymbolismEdit

  • Shield:
  1. The shield is blue, the present Infantry color, and the chief is white, the old Infantry color.
  2. The arrow and cross represent Indian War and War of 1812 service.
  3. The cactus indicated the organization's service during the Mexican War.
  4. The gray saltire is for the organization's service as Confederate troops during the Civil War.
  5. World War I service is denoted by the fleur-de-lis.
  6. It is understood that Colonel Jefferson Davis, when commanding the troops at the Battle of Buena Vista, commanded, "Stand Fast, Mississippians," when other troops were beginning to fall back. The motto selected is taken from this command.
  • Crest: The crest is that of the Mississippi Army National Guard.

BackgroundEdit

Distinctive Unit InsigniaEdit

DescriptionEdit

  1. A Silver metal and enamel device 1 1/16 inches (2.70 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure, in bend a giant cactus and a fleur-de-lis paleways Or; on a chief Argent a saltire Gray surmounted by a cross Gules charged with an arrow fessways of the third
  2. Attached below the shield a Silver scroll inscribed "STAND FAST" in Blue letters.

SymbolismEdit

  1. The shield is blue, the present Infantry color, and the chief is white, the old Infantry color.
  2. The arrow and cross represent Indian War and War of 1812 service.
  3. The cactus indicated the organization's service during the Mexican War.
  4. The gray saltire is for the organization's service as Confederate troops during the Civil War.
  5. World War I service is denoted by the fleur-de-lis.
  6. It is understood that Colonel Jefferson Davis, when commanding the troops at the Battle of Buena Vista, commanded, "Stand Fast, Mississippians," when other troops were beginning to fall back. The motto selected is taken from this command.

BackgroundEdit

  • The Distinctive Unit Insignia was approved on 1931-06-04.

FlagEdit

DescriptionEdit

  1. The flag has a Brick Red background with an embroidered American eagle displayed centered thereon.
  2. In its right talon the eagle holds an olive branch; in its left talon, a bundle of 13 arrows, all in proper colors.
  3. Its beak grasps a white scroll inscribed with the unit motto.
  4. Below the eagle is a white scroll inscribed with the designation of the organization.
  5. On the eagle’s breast is embroidered the shield of the coat of arms and the crest is above the eagle’s head.
  • a. Size:
  1. Hoist: Three Feet.
  2. Fly: Four Feet.
  • b. Organizational colors:
  1. Background: Brick Red
    1. Fringe: Golden Yellow.
    2. Letters and Numbers: Golden yellow

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