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Lineages and Honors Information
Infantry

Lineage and Honors Information as of 6 July 2018

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:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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