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19th Infantry
(The Rock of Chickamauga)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 14 January 2004

19th Infantry Lineage

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Withdrawn 16 June 1989 from the Combat Arms Regimental System, reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System, and transferred to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command

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

19th Infantry Honors

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) for LEYTE

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for DAVAO

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for DEFENSE OF KOREA

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for PYONGTAEK

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1953


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