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This is a list of properties and historic districts that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Puerto Rico. There are 345 NRHP listings in Puerto Rico, with one or more NRHP listings in each of Puerto Rico's 78 municipalities. For convenience, the list has been divided into six regions: National Register of Historic Places listings in western Puerto Rico National Register of Historic Places listings in southern Puerto Rico National Register of Historic Places listings in northern Puerto Rico National Register of Historic Places listings in central Puerto Rico National Register of Historic Places listings in eastern Puerto Rico National Register of Historic Places listings in San Juan, Puerto Rico List of lighthouses in Puerto Rico List of bridges on the National Register of Historic Places in Puerto Rico Puerto Rico State Historic Preservation Office National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places site

Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery

Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The battery was organized in Providence, Rhode Island and mustered in for a three-year enlistment on August 18, 1861 under the command of Captain Thomas F. Vaughan; the battery was attached to Stone's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October 1861. Artillery, Stone's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March 1862. Artillery, 2nd Division, II Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June 1863. Artillery Brigade, II Corps, to June 1865. Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery mustered out of service on June 13, 1865. Left Rhode Island for Washington, D. C. August 23. Duty at Camp Stone and along Upper Potomac until February, 1862. Operations on the Potomac October 21–24, 1861. Battle of Ball's Bluff October 21. March to Harpers Ferry, W. Va. February 25–26, 1862, duty there until March 7. Moved to Charlestown, thence to Berryville March 7–10. Advance toward Winchester March 13–14.

Return to Harpers Ferry moved to Washington. D. C. and Hampton, Va. March 22-April 1. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe to Alexandria and Fairfax Court House August 16–31. Cover retreat of Pope's Army from Bull Run to Washington August 31-September 2. Maryland Campaign September. Battles of South Mountain September 14, Antietam September 16–17. Moved to Harpers Ferry September 22, duty there until October 30. Reconnaissance to Charlestown October 16–17. Advance up Loudoun Valley and movement to Falmouth, Va. October 30-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg December 11–15. Duty at Falmouth until April 27, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Maryes Heights, May 3. Salem Heights May 3–4. Banks' Ford May 4. Gettysburg Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1–4.

Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13–17. Bristoe Campaign October 9–22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7–8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. At Stevensburg, Va. until May 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6–7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May–June. Battles of the Wilderness May 5–7. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23–26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26–28. Totopotomoy May 28–31. Cold Harbor June 1–12. Before Petersburg June 16–18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864 to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22–23, 1864. Deep Bottom July 27–28. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14–18. Ream's Station August 25. Hatcher's Run October 27–28. Dabney's Mills February 5–7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sayler's Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Washington, D. C. May 2–15. Grand Review of the Armies May 23.

The battery lost a total of 29 men during service. Captain Thomas F. Vaughan Captain John G. Hazard - commanded at the battles of Antietam and Fredericksburg Captain Thomas Frederick Brown - wounded in action at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863 Lieutenant William S. Perrin - commanded at Gettysburg after Cpt Brown's was wounded Battery B, 1st Battalion, 103rd Field Artillery Regiment, Rhode Island National Guard traces is origins to this battery. This, however, is a false lineage as Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery ended its existence in 1865 and Battery B was not established until 1917. List of Rhode Island Civil War units Rhode Island in the American Civil War Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, 1908. Rhodes, John H; the Gettysburg Gun, 1892. At the Internet Archive Rhodes, John H; the History of Battery B, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery, in the War to Preserve the Union, 1861-1865, 1894. Straight, Charles Tillinghast. Battery B, First R. I. Light Artillery, August 13, 1861-June 12, 1865, 1907.

Attribution This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H.. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co. Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery monument at Gettysburg Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery living history organization Story of the "Gettysburg Gun" Full text of the "Gettysburg Gun" by John H. Rhodes Text and video of artillery positions at Gettysburg, including Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery.

Ron Maierhofer

Ron Maierhofer is a retired American soccer forward who owned the Denver Avalanche of the Major Indoor Soccer League. Maierhofer graduated from the Park School of Buffalo, New York in 1953. At Park, he was a four year soccer letterman. Maierhofer achieved All-League honors in basketball and baseball, he is a member of the Park School Hall of Fame. He attended Cornell University where he was a 1959 Second Team All American soccer player. In addition to playing soccer, he was a midfielder on the lacrosse team in 1958 and 1959 and was a member of the Quill and Dagger society, he graduated in 1960 with a bachelor's degree in Industrial and Labor Relations and was inducted into the Cornell University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1986. In 1959, he played for the U. S. soccer team. He played for a team based in Toronto. In 1979, Maierhofer was the Vice President of Operations for IHS Inc. when he decided he wanted to own a soccer team. He decided to place the team in Denver and after a successful application to Major Indoor Soccer League, he was awarded the franchise in February 1980.

The team played two seasons in MISL before entering bankruptcy in 1983. Cornell Hall of Fame No Money Down: How to Buy a Sports Franchise by Ron Maierhofer