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Lineage and Honors Information as of 2 September 2011

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135th SUPPORT DETACHMENT

 

Organized in 1832 in the Missouri Militia at St. Louis as the St. Louis Grays

Consolidated in 1843 with existing units in St. Louis to form the Regiment of St. Louis Militia

Mustered into Federal service 18 May 1846 at St. Louis as the St. Louis Legion; mustered out of Federal service 25 August 1846 at St. Louis

Reorganized as Easton’s Battalion of Infantry and mustered into Federal service
10-24 May 1847 at St. Louis

Mustered out of Federal service 9-10 October 1848 at St. Louis; battalion (less St. Louis Grays) concurrently disbanded

St. Louis Grays consolidated in 1852 with existing companies in St. Louis to form the 1st Missouri Infantry Regiment

1st Missouri Infantry Regiment captured by Union Forces 10 May 1861 at Camp Jackson, Missouri

Elements of former 1st Missouri Infantry Regiment consolidated 22 June 1861 with elements of former 2d Missouri Infantry Regiment (organized in February 1861 at St. Louis; captured by Union forces 10 May 1861 at Camp Jackson, Missouri) and consolidated elements reorganized in Confederate service at Memphis, Tennessee, as the 1st Missouri Infantry Regiment

Consolidated 1 November 1862 with the 4th Missouri Infantry Regiment (organized
30 April 1862 in Confederate service near Corinth, Mississippi) and consolidated unit designated as the 1st and 4th Consolidated Missouri Infantry Regiment

Surrendered 9 April 1865 at Fort Blakely, Alabama

Disbanded 10 May 1865 at Jackson, Mississippi

Former 1st Missouri Infantry Regiment reconstituted in 1869 in the Missouri Militia at St. Louis as the 1st Regiment

Disbanded 21 April 1874

(Missouri Militia redesignated 16 March 1877 as the Missouri National Guard)

Reconstituted 16 August 1879 in the Missouri National Guard; concurrently, consolidated with the St. Louis National Guard Battalion (see ANNEX 1) and consolidated unit designated as the 1st Regiment

Consolidated 27 June 1884 with the 3d Regiment (see ANNEX 2) and consolidated unit designated as the 1st Regiment

Disbanded 23 May 1887 at St. Louis

Reconstituted in 1887 in the Missouri National Guard as a battalion

Expanded, reorganized, and redesignated, 8 October 1888 as the 1st Regiment

Mustered into Federal service 13 May 1898 at St. Louis as the 1st Missouri Volunteer Infantry; mustered out of Federal service 31 October 1898 at St. Louis

Disbanded 21 August 1899 at St. Louis

Reconstituted 18 September 1899 in the Missouri National Guard at St. Louis as the 1st Infantry

Mustered into Federal service 18 June 1916 at St. Louis; mustered out of Federal service 25 September 1916 at Nevada

Called into Federal service 25 March 1917 at St. Louis; drafted into Federal service
5 August 1917

Consolidated 1 October 1917 with the 5th Infantry, Missouri National Guard (organized 21 May 1917 at St. Louis) and consolidated unit designated as the 138th Infantry, an element of the 35th Division

Demobilized 12 May 1919 at Fort Riley, Kansas

Former 1st Infantry reorganized and Federally recognized 14 April 1921 with Headquarters at St. Louis (former 5th Infantry hereafter separate lineage)

Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1921 as the 138th Infantry and assigned to the 35th Division

Inducted into Federal service 23 December 1940 at St. Louis

Relieved 1 March 1942 from assignment to the 35th Division

Inactivated 20 July 1944 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi

Assigned 20 June 1946 to the 35th Infantry Division

Reorganized and Federally recognized 22 October 1946 in the Missouri National Guard as the 138th Infantry with Headquarters at St. Louis

Reorganized and redesignated 15 April 1959 as the 138th Infantry, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System, to consist of the 1st Battle Group, an element of the 35th Infantry Division

Reorganized 1 April 1963 to consist of the 1st Battalion

Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 May 1974 as the 1138th Engineer Battalion

Consolidated 1 September 1993 with Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 880th Engineer Battalion (see ANNEX 3) and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 1138th Engineer Battalion

Ordered into active Federal service 15 March 2003 at St. Louis; released from active Federal service 24 July 2004 and reverted to state control

Converted, reorganized, and redesignated 1 September 2006 as the 135th Support Detachment; concurrently, location changed to St. Louis

Ordered into active Federal service 30 April 2008 at St. Louis; released from active Federal service 8 May 2009 and reverted to state control

 

ANNEX 1

Organized 26 July 1852 in the Missouri Militia at St. Louis as the National Guards

Expanded 28 July 1858 to form two companies

Converted, reorganized, and redesignated in June 1860 as the Engineer Corps of Missouri

Captured by Union forces 10 May 1861 at Camp Jackson, Missouri

Reorganized 14 February 1872 at St. Louis as the Company of National Guards

Mustered into state service 9 April 1878 as the St. Louis National Guard Battalion

 

ANNEX 2

Organized 7 November 1877 in the Missouri National Guard at St. Louis as the 1st Regiment of Police Reserves

Mustered into state service 21 November 1881 as the 3d Regiment

 

ANNEX 3

Constituted 14 December 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 880th Airborne Engineer Battalion, Aviation

Activated 1 March 1943 at Westover Field, Massachusetts

Redesignated 24 March 1943 as the 880th Airborne Engineer Aviation Battalion

Disbanded 21 December 1944 on New Guinea

Reconstituted 6 March 1952 in the Air National Guard as the 880th Engineer Aviation Battalion, and allotted to Missouri, Louisiana, and Colorado

Organized 1952-1954 with Headquarters Federally recognized 26 January 1954 at St. Louis, Missouri

(Federal recognition withdrawn 1 April 1954 from Company C [Colorado Air National Guard]; Company B [Louisiana Air National Guard] redesignated 1 September 1954 as Company B, 225th Engineer Aviation Battalion – hereafter separate lineage)

Redesignated 15 January 1957 as the 880th Engineer Battalion and allotted to the Missouri Army National Guard

Battalion broken up 15 January 1968 and its elements reorganized and redesignated as follows:

Headquarters and Headquarters Company as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 880th Engineer Battalion

(Company A as the 1135th Military Police Company; Company B as the 202d Engineer Company; Company C as Company B, 110th Engineer Battalion – hereafter separate lineages)

HOME STATION: St. Louis


CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

                                                Mexican War
                                                New Mexico 1847
                                                Chihuahua 1848

                                                Civil War (Confederate Service)
                                                Shiloh
                                                Mississippi River
                                                Vicksburg
                                                Atlanta
                                                Nashville
                                                Mississippi 1862
                                                Louisiana 1863
                                                Alabama 1864
                                                Alabama 1865

                                                World War I
                                                Meuse-Argonne
                                                Alsace 1918
                                                Lorraine 1918

                                                World War II
                                                Aleutian Islands
                                                New Guinea

                                                War on Terrorism
                                                Campaigns to be determined

 

DECORATIONS

Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered SOUTHWEST ASIA 2003-2004

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: 

 

 

ROBERT J. DALESSANDRO
Director, Center of Military History


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