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Infantry

Lineage and Honors Information as of 27 April 2017

114th Infantry Regiment
(Third New Jersey)

    • Constituted 9 March 1869 in the New Jersey National Guard as the 5th Battalion
    • Partially organized 14 April 1869 from existing units at Burlington and Camden
    • Expanded, reorganized, and redesignated 24 August 1870 as the 6th Regiment
    • (Companies A, C, and G mustered into Federal service 11-13 May 1898 at Sea Girt as Companies, K, L, and M, 3d New Jersey Volunteer Infantry; mustered out of Federal service 11 February 1899 at Athens, Georgia)
    • Reorganized and redesignated 2 May 1899 as the 3d Infantry
    • Mustered into Federal service 25 July 1917 at Sea Girt; drafted into Federal service 5 August 1917
    • Consolidated 11 October 1917 with elements of the 5th Infantry, New Jersey National Guard, and elements of the 1st Infantry, Delaware National Guard; consolidated unit reorganized and redesignated as the 114th Infantry and assigned to the 29th Division (Delaware elements withdrawn in January 1918 – hereafter separate lineage)
    • Former 3d Infantry (less 1st Battalion) reorganized in 1920 in the New Jersey National Guard; Headquarters Federally recognized 23 December 1920 at Camden
    • Redesigned 17 June 1921 as the 114th Infantry and assigned to the 44th Division (later redesignated as the 44th Division)
    • Inducted into Federal service 16 September 1940 at home stations
    • Inactivated 16 November 1945 at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas
    • Relieved 9 July 1946 from assignment to the 44th Infantry Division
    • Regiment (less 3d Battalion) reorganized and Federally recognized 8 October 1946 as the 214th Infantry with Headquarters at Paterson (3d Battalion, 114th Infantry, reorganized and Federally recognized 17 February 1947 as the 114th Armored Infantry Battalion, with Headquarters at Woodbury, and assigned to the 50th Armored Division)
    • (Location of Headquarters, 214th Infantry, changed 1 February 1947 to Newark)
    • 214th Infantry reorganized and redesignated 15 May 1949 as the 216th Armored Infantry Battalion and assigned to the 50th Armored Division (remainder of 214th Infantry – hereafter separate lineage)
    • 114th and 216th Armored Infantry Battalions consolidated 1 March 1959 and consolidated unit reorganized and redesignated as the 114th Infantry, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System, to consist of the 1st and 2d Armored Infantry Battalions, elements of the 50th Armored Division
    • Reorganized 31 January 1963 to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions, elements of the 50th Armored Division
    • Reorganized 1 February 1968 to consist of the 1st battalion, an element of the 50th Armored Division
    • Reorganized 1 July 1975 to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions, elements of the 50th Armored Division
    • Withdrawn 1 May 1989 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System
    • Reorganized 1 September 1991 to consist of the 1st Battalion, an element of the 50th Armored Division
    • Reorganized 1 September 1993 to consist of the 1st Battalion, an element of the 42d Infantry Division
    • Ordered into active Federal service 18 June 2004 at home stations; released from active Federal service 17 June 2005 and reverted to state control
    • Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 114th Infantry Regiment
    • Relieved 1 March 2008 from assignment to the 42d Infantry Division and assigned to the 50th Infantry Brigade Combat Team
    • Ordered into active Federal service 16 June 2008 at home stations; released from active Federal service 20 July 2009 and reverted to state control
    • Ordered into active Federal service 16 June 2014 at home stations; released from active Federal service 18 May 2015 and reverted to state control

Campaign Participation Credit

  • World War I
  • Meuse-Argonne
  • Alsace 1918
  • World War II
  • Northern France
  • Rhineland
  • Ardennes-Alsace
  • Central Europe
  • War on Terrorism
  • Iraq
  • Iraqi Surge
  • Iraqi Sovereignty
  • (Additional campaigns to be determined)

Headquarters Company (Woodbury), 1st Battalion, additionally entitled to:

  • Civil War
  • Peninsula
  • Manassas
  • Fredericksburg
  • Chancellorsville
  • Gettysburg
  • Wilderness
  • Spotsylvania
  • Cold Harbor
  • Petersburg
  • Appomattox
  • Virginia 1864

Company B (Freehold) and Company D (Woodstown), 1st Battalion, each additionally entitled to:

  • World War II
  • Normandy

Decorations

  • Company B (Freehold) and Company D (Woodstown), 1st Battalion, each entitled to:
  • Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered HURTGEN FOREST (earned as elements of the 644th Tank Destroyer Battalion)
  • Belgian Fourragere 1940 (earned as elements of the 644th Tank Destroyer Battalion)
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action at Elsenborn Crest (earned as elements of the 644th Tank Destroyer Battalion)
  • Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the Ardennes (earned as elements of the 644th Tank Destroyer Battalion)

By Order of the Secretary of the Army:

CHARLES R. BOWERY, JR.
Chief of Military History


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