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Infantry

Lineage and Honors Information as of 1 May 2019

1st Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment
(The Patriots)

  • Constituted 15 May 1917 in the Regular Army as Company A, 58th Infantry
  • Organized 5 June 1917 at Gettysburg National Park, Pennsylvania
  • (58th Infantry assigned 19 November 1917 to the 4th Division)
  • Inactivated 21 June 1922 at Fort George Wright, Washington
  • Demobilized 31 July 1922
  • Reconstituted 8 April 1942 in the Regular Army as Company A, 58th Infantry
  • Activated 24 April 1942 at Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Reorganized and redesignated 26 January 1944 as Company A, 203d Infantry Battalion
  • Inactivated 2 March 1945 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi
  • Consolidated 10 July 1951 with Company A, 58th Armored Infantry Battalion (see ANNEX) and consolidated unit designated as Company A, 58th Armored Infantry Battalion, an element of the 8th Armored Division
  • (58th Armored Infantry Battalion relieved 23 July 1956 from assignment to the 8th Armored Division)
  • Activated 15 August 1956 in Germany
  • Inactivated 9 August 1957 in Germany
  • Redesignated 1 July 1959 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battle Group, 58th Infantry
  • Redesignated 18 March 1960 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Armored Rifle Battalion, 58th Infantry (organic elements concurrently constituted)
  • Battalion activated 16 May 1960 at Fort Benning, Georgia, as an element of the 1st Infantry Brigade
  • Relieved 20 September 1962 from assignment to the 1st Infantry Brigade, and assigned to the 197th Infantry Brigade
  • Reorganized and redesignated 24 September 1962 as the 1st Battalion, 58th Infantry
  • Inactivated 16 June 1989 at Fort Benning, Georgia, and relieved from assignment to the 197th Infantry Brigade
  • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment
  • Headquarters transferred 1 October 2017 to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command and activated at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
  • ANNEX
  • Constituted 15 May 1917 in the Regular Army as Company A, 49th Infantry
  • Organized 1 June 1917 at Syracuse, New York
  • Inactivated 18 November 1921 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota
  • Demobilized 31 July 1922
  • Reconstituted 1 April 1942 in the Regular Army as Company A, 49th Armored Infantry, an element of the 8th Armored Division, and activated at Fort Knox, Kentucky
  • Reorganized and redesignated 20 September 1943 as Company A, 58th Armored Infantry Battalion, an element of the 8th Armored Division
  • Inactivated 11 November 1945 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey
  • Consolidated 10 July 1951 with Company A, 203d Infantry Battalion, and consolidated unit designated as Company A, 58th Armored Infantry Battalion, an element of the 8th Armored Division

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War I
  • Aisne-Marne
  • St. Mihiel
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Champagne 1918
  • Lorraine 1918
  • World War II
  • Aleutian Islands
  • 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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