CMH Home
CMH Home
Lineage And Honors Information

Lineage and Honors Information as of 28 January 2015

10th Engineer Battalion

  • Organized 31 December 1861 in the Regular Army at Washington, D. C., from new and existing companies of engineers as a provisional engineer battalion (constituted 28 July 1866 as the Battalion of Engineers)
  • Expanded 14 March-7 June 1901 to form the 1st and 2d Battalions of Engineers (2d Battalion of Engineers--hereafter separate lineage)
  • 1st Battalion of Engineers expanded, reorganized, and redesignated 1 July 1916 as the 1st Regiment of Engineers
  • 1st Regiment of Engineers expanded 15 May 1917 to form the 1st, 6th, and 7th Regiments of Engineers (1st and 7th Regiments--hereafter separate lineages)
  • 6th Regiment of Engineers redesignated 29 August 1917 as the 6th Engineers
  • Assigned 1 October 1917 to the 3d Division
  • Regiment broken up 12 October 1939 and its elements reorganized and redesignated as follows:
  • 2d Battalion as the 10th Engineer Battalion, an element of the 3d Division (later redesignated as the 3d Infantry Division)
  • (Headquarters and Headquarters and Service Company disbanded;
  • 1st Battalion as the 6th Engineer Battalion--hereafter separate lineage)
  • 10th Engineer Battalion redesignated 1 August 1942 as the 10th Engineer Combat Battalion
  • Redesignated 1 March 1954 as the 10th Engineer Battalion
  • Assigned 15 February 1996 to the 3d Infantry Division
  • Inactivated 15 March 2004 at Fort Stewart, Georgia, and relieved from assignment to the 3d Infantry Division
  • Assigned 17 January 2015 to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3d Infantry Division, and activated at Fort Stewart, Georgia


  • Civil War
  • Peninsula
  • Antietam
  • Fredericksburg
  • Chancellorsville
  • Wilderness
  • Spotsylvania
  • Cold Harbor
  • Petersburg
  • Appomattox
  • Virginia 1863
  • World War I
  • Some Defensive
  • Champagne-Marne
  • Aisne-Marne
  • St. Mihiel
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Champagne 1918
  • World War II
  • Algeria-French Morocco
  • Tunisia
  • Sicily (with arrowhead)
  • Naples-Foggia
  • Anzio (with arrowhead)
  • Rome-Arno
  • Southern France
  • (with arrowhead)
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe
  • Korean War
  • 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
  • War on Terrorism
  • Campaigns to be determined

Company C additionally entitled to:

  • Korean War
  • UN Offensive


  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered COLMAR
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2003
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered KOREA 1950-1951
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War I, Streamer embroidered CHAMPAGNE-MARNE, AISNE-MARNE
  • French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered COLMAR
  • French Croix de Guerre, World War II, Fourragere
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered UIJONGBU CORRIDOR
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered IRON TRIANGLE
  • Chryssoun Aristion Andrias (Bravery Gold Medal of Greece), Streamer embroidered KOREA
  • Company D additionally entitled to:
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Navy), Streamer embroidered CHOSIN RESERVOIR
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Navy), Streamer embroidered WONJU- HWACHON
  • Navy Unit Commendation, Streamer embroidered KOREA 1952-1953


Center of Military History

Return to Branch Index