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4th Infantry, 4th Infantry Regiment, Warrior Battalion 1/4, INF 2/4 INF, 3/4 INF,

1st Battalion 4th Infantry Regiment

1st Battalion 4th Infantry Lineage

Constituted 11 January 1812 in the Regular Army as a company of the 14th Infantry
Organized in 1812

Consolidated May-October 1815 with a company each of the 18th and 20th Infantry (both constituted 11 January 1812) and a company each of the 36th and 38th Infantry (both constituted 29 January 1813) to form a company of the 4th Infantry

Designated 21 August 1816 as Company A, 4th Infantry

Consolidated 31 March 1869 with Company A, 30th Infantry (see ANNEX), and consolidated unit designated as Company A, 4th Infantry

(4th Infantry assigned 1 October 1917 to the 3d Division; relieved 15 May 1940 from assignment to the 3d Division; assigned 1 November 1945 to the 25th Infantry Division)

Inactivated 31 January 1947 in Japan

(4th Infantry relieved 1 February 1947 from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division)
Activated 1 October 1948 at Fort Lewis, Washington

(4th Infantry assigned 10 October 1954 to the 71st Infantry Division; relieved 15 September 1956 from assignment to the 71st Infantry Division)

Reorganized and redesignated 15 February 1958 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battle Group, 4th Infantry, and assigned to the 2d Infantry Brigade (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

Battle Group inactivated 2 April 1962 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts

Redesignated 18 April 1963 as the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 2d Infantry Brigade and assigned to the 3d Infantry Division

Activated 5 June 1963 in Germany

Inactivated 16 December 1987 in Germany and relieved from assignment to the 3d Infantry Division

Activated 16 November 1990 in Germany

Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment

ANNEX
Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Company A, 3d Battalion, 12th Infantry

Organized 23 December 1865 at Fort Hamilton, New York

Reorganized and redesignated 7 December 1866 as Company A, 30th Infantry

Consolidated 31 March 1869 with Company A, 4th Infantry, and consolidated unit designated as Company A, 4th Infantry

1st Battalion 4th Infantry Honors

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

War of 1812
*Canada
*Bladensburg
*McHenry

Mexican War
*Palo Alto
*Resaca de la Palma
*Monterey
*Vera Cruz
*Cerro Gordo
*Churubusco
*Molino del Rey
*Chapultepec
*Puebla 1847
Tlaxcala 1847

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

Indian Wars
Tippecanoe
*Seminoles
Black Hawk
Little Big Horn
Utes
Oregon 1855
*Washington 1855
Oregon 1856
*Washington 1856

War with Spain
*Santiago

Philippine Insurrection
*Manila
*Malolos
*Cavite
*Luzon 1899

World War I
*Aisne
*Champagne-Marne
*Aisne-Marne
*St. Mihiel
*Meuse-Argonne
*Champagne 1918

World War II
*Aleutian Islands

DECORATIONS
*Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered CHICHAGOF VALLEY
*French Croix de Guerre with Gilt Star, World War I, Streamer embroidered CHAMPAGNE-MARNE AISNE-MARNE
Company A additionally entitled to:
Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered AFGHANISTAN 2004

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