CMH Home
CMH 		
      Home
Lineage And Honors Information

Lineage and Honors Information as of 9 July 2010

Department of the Army Emblem

Department of the Army - Lineage and Honors

2d BATTALION, 14th INFANTRY REGIMENT
(GOLDEN DRAGONS)

 

Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Company B, 2d Battalion, 14th Infantry

Organized 8 July 1861 at Fort Trumbull, Connecticut

Reorganized and redesignated 30 April 1862 as Company B, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry

Reorganized and redesignated 21 September 1866 as Company B, 14th Infantry

Consolidated 26 July 1869 with Company A, 45th Infantry, Veteran Reserve Corps (constituted 21 September 1866), and consolidated unit designated as Company B, 14th Infantry

(14th Infantry assigned 27 July 1918 to the 19th Division; relieved 14 February 1919 from assignment to the 19th Division; assigned 10 July 1943 to the 71st Light Division [later redesignated as the 71st Infantry Division]; relieved 1 May 1946 from assignment to the 71st Infantry Division)

Inactivated 1 September 1946 in Germany

Activated 1 October 1948 at Camp Carson, Colorado

(14th Infantry assigned 1 August 1951 to the 25th Infantry Division)

Inactivated 1 February 1957 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and relieved from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division

Redesignated 17 May 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battle Group, 14th Infantry (organic elements concurrently constituted)

Battle Group activated 25 May 1957 at Fort Benning, Georgia

Assigned 1 July 1958 to the 1st Infantry Brigade

Inactivated 16 May 1960 at Fort Benning, Georgia

Relieved 25 June 1960 from assignment to the 1st Infantry Brigade

Redesignated 21 June 1963 as the 2d Battalion, 14th Infantry, and assigned to the 25th Infantry Division

Activated 26 August 1963 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Inactivated 5 June 1972 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Relieved 17 January 1986 from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division, assigned to the 10th Mountain Division, and activated at Fort Benning, Georgia

Relieved 16 September 2005 from assignment to the 10th Mountain Division, and assigned to the 2d Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 2d Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT


  Civil War
*Peninsula
*Manassas
*Antietam
*Fredericksburg
*Chancellorsville
*Gettysburg
*Wilderness
*Spotsylvania
*Cold Harbor
*Petersburg
*Virginia 1862
*Virginia 1863

  Indian Wars
*Little Big Horn
  Bannocks
*Arizona 1866
  Wyoming 1874

  War with Spain
  Manila

  China Relief Expedition
  Yang-tsun
  Peking

  Philippine Insurrection
  Manila
*Laguna de Bay
*Zapote River
  Cavite
*Luzon 1899

  World War II
*Rhineland
*Central Europe

  Korean War
*UN Summer-Fall Offensive
*Second Korean Winter
*Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
*Third Korean Winter
*Korea, Summer 1953

  Vietnam
*Counteroffensive
*Counteroffensive, Phase II
*Counteroffensive, Phase III
*Tet Counteroffensive
*Counteroffensive, Phase IV
*Counteroffensive, Phase V
*Counteroffensive, Phase VI
*Tet 69/Counteroffensive
*Summer-Fall 1969
*Winter-Spring 1970
*Sanctuary Counteroffensive
*Counteroffensive, Phase VII

  War on Terrorism
  Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS

*Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered MOGADISHU

*Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered EUPHRATES RIVER VALLEY

*Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004-2005

*Army Superior Unit Award, Streamer embroidered 1997

*Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered MUNSAN-NI

*Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1968

*Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1970

*Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1970

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

JEFFREY J. CLARKE
Chief of Military History


Return to Branch Index