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1st Infantry Regiment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 24 April 2007

1st Infantry Regiment Lineage

Constituted 3 March 1791 in the Regular Army as the 2d Infantry

Organized in March 1791 in New England

Redesignated in 1792 as the Infantry of the 2d Sub-Legion

Redesignated 31 October 1796 as the 2d Infantry

Consolidated May-October 1815 with the 3d and 7th Infantry (both constituted 12 April 1808) and the 44th Infantry (constituted 29 January 1813) to form the 1st Infantry

Consolidated in April 1869 with the 43d Infantry, Veteran Reserve Corps (constituted 21 September 1866), and consolidated unit designated as the 1st Infantry

Assigned 11 September 1918 to the 13th Division

Relieved 8 March 1919 from assignment to the 13th Division

Assigned 27 July 1921 to the 2d Division

Relieved 16 October 1939 from assignment to the 2d Division and assigned to the 6th Division (later redesignated as the 6th Infantry Division)

Inactivated 10 January 1949 in Korea

Activated 4 October 1950 at Fort Ord, California

Relieved 3 April 1956 from assignment to the 6th Infantry Division

Assigned 15 May 1956 to the United States Military Academy

Relieved 15 May 1958 from assignment to the United States Military Academy and reorganized as a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System

Withdrawn 16 March 1986 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Infantry Regiment

1st Infantry Regiment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

War of 1812: Canada; Lundy's Lane; New Orleans; Alabama 1814; Florida 1814; Alabama 1815; Louisiana 1815

Mexican War: Monterey; Vera Cruz

Civil War: Mississippi River; Vicksburg; Missouri 1861; Texas 1861; Mississippi 1862

Indian Wars: Miami; Creeks; Seminoles; Black Hawk; Apaches; Pine Ridge; Texas 1850

War with Spain: Santiago

Philippine Insurrection: Samar 1901

World War II: New Guinea (with arrowhead); Luzon (with arrowhead)

Vietnam: 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; Consolidation I; Consolidation II; Cease-Fire

War on Terrorism: Campaigns to be determined


Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for MAFFIN BAY

Valorous Unit Award for QUANG TIN PROVINCE

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

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