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Lineages and Honors Information
Infantry

Lineage and Honors Information as of 6 July 2018

19th Infantry Regiment
(The Rock of Chickamauga)

  • Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as the 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry
  • Organized 9 July 1861 at Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1866 as the 19th Infantry
  • Consolidated 15 March 1869 with the 28th Infantry (see ANNEX), and consolidated unit designated as the 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]
  • Relieved 5 June 1958 from assignment to the 24th Infantry Division and reorganized as a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System
  • Withdrawn 16 June 1989 from the Combat Arms Regimental System, reorganized under the United States Regimental System, and transferred to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command
  • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 19th Infantry Regiment
  • ANNEX
  • Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as the 2d Battalion, 19th Infantry
  • Organized 31 March 1863 at Fort Wayne, Michigan
  • Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1866 as the 28th Infantry
  • Consolidated 15 March 1869 with the 19th Infantry, and consolidated unit designated as the 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:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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