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Infantry

Lineage and Honors Information as of 26 March 2018

3d Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment

  • Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Company C, 2d Battalion, 15th Infantry
  • Organized 19 May 1862 at Newport Barracks, Kentucky
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 December 1866 as Company C, 24th Infantry
  • Consolidated 25 April 1869 with Company C, 29th Infantry (see ANNEX 1), and consolidated unit designated as Company C, 11th Infantry
  • (11th Infantry assigned 17 November 1917 to the 5th Division [later redesignated as the 5th Infantry Division])
  • Inactivated 20 September 1946 at Camp Campbell, Kentucky
  • Activated 15 July 1947 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina
  • Inactivated 30 April 1950 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina
  • Activated 1 March 1951 at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Pennsylvania
  • Inactivated 1 September 1953 at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Pennsylvania
  • Activated 25 May 1954 in Germany
  • Inactivated 1 June 1957 at Fort Ord, California, and relieved from assignment to the 5th Infantry Division
  • Redesignated 19 March 1959 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battle Group, 11th Infantry, withdrawn from the Regular Army, allotted to the Army Reserve, and assigned to the 83d Infantry Division (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)
  • Battle Group activated 20 March 1959 with Headquarters at Cincinnati, Ohio (Headquarters and Headquarters Company concurrently consolidated with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 336th Infantry [see ANNEX 2], and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battle Group, 11th Infantry)
  • Reorganized and redesignated 15 April 1963 as the 3d Battalion, 11th Infantry
  • Inactivated 31 December 1965 at Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Withdrawn 10 May 1967 from the Army Reserve and allotted to the Regular Army; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 83d Infantry Division and assigned to the 5th Infantry Division
  • Activated 26 May 1967 at Fort Carson, Colorado
  • Relieved 15 December 1970 from assignment to the 5th Infantry Division and assigned to the 4th Infantry Division
  • Inactivated 6 August 1971 at Fort Carson, Colorado, and relieved from assignment to the 4th Infantry Division
  • Assigned 21 August 1977 to the 5th Infantry Division and activated at Fort Polk, Louisiana
  • Inactivated 1 August 1984 at Fort Polk, Louisiana, and relieved from assignment to the 5th Infantry Division
  • Headquarters transferred 14 August 1987 to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command and activated at Fort Benning, Georgia
  • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 3d Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment
  • ANNEX 1
  • Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Company C, 3d Battalion, 11th Infantry
  • Organized 20 August 1863 at Fort Independence, Massachusetts
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 December 1866 as Company C, 29th Infantry
  • Consolidated 25 April 1869 with Company C, 24th Infantry, and consolidated unit designated as Company C, 11th Infantry
  • ANNEX 2
  • Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as the 336th Infantry and assigned to the 84th Division
  • Organized 15 August 1917 at Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky
  • Demobilized 18 February 1919 at Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky
  • Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 336th Infantry and assigned to the 84th Division
  • Organized in November 1921 with Headquarters at Culver, Indiana
  • Relieved 30 January 1942 from assignment to the 84th Division and allotted to the Army of the United States as an inactive unit
  • Allotted 18 April 1952 to the Army Reserve and assigned to the 83d Infantry Division
  • Activated 5 December 1955 with Headquarters at Fort Thomas, Kentucky
  • Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 336th Infantry, consolidated 20 March 1959 with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battle Group, 11th Infantry, and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battle Group, 11th Infantry (remainder of 336th Infantry inactivated)

Campaign Participation Credit

  • Civil War
  • Shiloh
  • Murfreesborough
  • Chickamauga
  • Chattanooga
  • Atlanta
  • Kentucky 1862
  • Mississippi 1862
  • Tennessee 1863
  • Georgia 1864
  • Indian Wars
  • Comanches
  • War with Spain
  • Puerto Rico
  • Philippine Insurrection
  • Mindanao
  • World War I
  • St. Mihiel
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Alsace 1918
  • Lorraine 1918
  • World War II
  • Normandy
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe

Decorations

None

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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