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Lineage and Honors Information as of 17 October 2011

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1st BATTALION, 19th INFANTRY REGIMENT
(THE ROCK OF CHICKAMAUGA)

 

          Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Company A, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry

            Organized 24 August 1861 at Indianapolis, Indiana

            Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1866 as Company A, 19th Infantry

            Consolidated 17 April 1869 with Company A, 28th Infantry (see ANNEX), and consolidated unit designated as Company A, 19th Infantry

            (19th Infantry assigned 29 July 1918 to the 18th Division; relieved 14 February 1919 from assignment to the 18th Division; assigned 17 October 1922 to the Hawaiian Division [later redesignated as the 24th Infantry Division])

            Redesignated 5 June 1958 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battle Group, 19th Infantry, and remained assigned to the 24th Infantry Division (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated 1 July 1958 in Germany)

            Reorganized and redesignated 1 February 1963 as the 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry

            Inactivated 15 April 1970 at Fort Riley, Kansas

            Relieved 5 June 1972 from assignment to the 24th Infantry Division, assigned to the 25th Infantry Division, and activated at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

            Inactivated 16 June 1986 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and relieved from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division

            Headquarters transferred 28 August 1987 to the United States Training and Doctrine Command and activated at Fort Benning, Georgia

            Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment

 

ANNEX

            Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Company A, 2d Battalion, 19th Infantry

            Organized 31 March 1863 at Fort Wayne, Michigan

            Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1866 as Company A, 28th Infantry

            Consolidated 17 April 1869 with Company A, 19th Infantry, and consolidated unit designated as Company A, 19th Infantry

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT


  Civil War
*Shiloh
*Murfreesborough
*Chickamauga
*Chattanooga
*Atlanta
*Kentucky 1862
*Mississippi 1862
*Tennessee 1863
*Georgia 1864

  Indian Wars
  Utes

  War with Spain
*Puerto Rico

  Philippine Insurrection
  Cebu 1899
*Panay 1899
*Cebu 1900
*Panay 1900
  Bohol 1901
  Cebu 1901
  World War II
*Central Pacific
*New Guinea (with arrowhead)
*Leyte (with arrowhead)
*Luzon (with arrowhead)
*Southern Philippines
      (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 1953

 

DECORATIONS

             Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered LEYTE

            *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered DAVAO

            *Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered DEFENSE OF KOREA

            *Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

            *Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered PYONGTAEK

            *Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1953

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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