Gules, a fleur-de-lis Or voided.
That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Army Reserve: On a wreath of the colors Or and Gules, the Lexington Minute Man Proper. The statue of the Minute Man, Captain John Parker (H.H. Kitson, sculptor) stands on the Common in Lexington, Massachusetts.
PRAEPARATIO ET COOPERATIO (Preparation and Cooperation).
The shield is red for Artillery. The fleur-de-lis represents service in France.
The crest is that of the U.S. Army Reserve.
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 327th Field Artillery on 12 June 1935. It was redesignated for the 327th Field Artillery Regiment on 13 October 1942. It was redesignated for the 327th Glider Field Artillery Battalion on 12 June 1947. It was redesignated for the 327th Field Artillery Battalion on 12 October 1954. The insignia was redesignated for the 85th Regiment on 22 August 1960. It was amended to correct the motto on 19 June 1968.