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14th Infantry
(Golden Dragons)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 2 June 1997

14th Infantry Lineage

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

Organized 1 July 1861 at Fort Trumbull, Connecticut

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

Reorganized and redesignated 21 September 1866 as the 14th Infantry

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

Assigned 1 August 1951 to the 25th Infantry Division

Relieved 1 February 1957 from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division and reorganized as a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System

Withdrawn 1 March 1986 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System

14th Infantry Honors

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; Consolidation I; Consolidation II; Cease-Fire


Presidential Unit Citation (Navy) for CHU LAI

Valorous Unit Award for MOGADISHU

Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for MUNSAN-NI

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