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17th Infantry Regiment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 24 April 2007

17th Infantry Regiment Lineage

Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry

Organized 6 July 1861 at Fort Preble, Maine

Reorganized and redesignated 13 December 1866 as the 17th Infantry

Consolidated 1 June 1869 with the 44th Infantry, Veteran Reserve Corps (constituted 21 September 1866), and consolidated unit designated as the 17th Infantry

Assigned 5 July 1918 to the 11th Division

(2d and 3d Battalions inactivated 1 October 1921 at Fort McIntosh, Texas; activated 24 June 1922 at Fort Crook, Nebraska)

Relieved 24 March 1923 from assignment to the 11th Division and assigned to the 7th Division

Relieved 15 August 1927 from assignment to the 7th Division and assigned to the 6th Division

(2d Battalion inactivated 31 October 1929 at Fort Des Moines, Iowa)

Relieved 1 October 1933 from assignment to the 6th Division and assigned to the 7th Division (later redesignated as the 7th Infantry Division)

(2d Battalion activated 1 July 1940 at Camp Ord, California)

Relieved 1 July 1957 from assignment to the 7th Infantry Division and reorganized as a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System

Withdrawn 16 November 1986 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 17th Infantry Regiment

17th Infantry Regiment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

Civil War: Peninsula; Manassas; Antietam; Fredericksburg; Chancellorsville; Gettysburg; Wilderness; Spotsylvania; Cold Harbor; Petersburg; Virginia 1862; Virginia 1863

Indian Wars: Little Big Horn; Pine Ridge; North Dakota 1872

War with Spain: Santiago

Philippine Insurrection: Manila; Malolos; San Isidro; Tarlac; Mindanao; Luzon 1899; Luzon 1900

Mexican Expedition: Mexico 1916-1917

World War II: Aleutian Islands (with arrowhead); Eastern Mandates (with arrowhead); Leyte; Ryukyus (with arrowhead)

Korean War: UN Defensive; UN Offensive; CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer 1953

Vietnam: Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I; Consolidation II; Cease-Fire

Armed Forces Expeditions: Panama (with arrowhead)

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined

Decorations

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for LEYTE

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for INCHON

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1950-1953

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1952-1953

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1945-1948; 1953-1957


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