FOURTH U.S. INFANTRY REGIMENT: HOME of HEROES

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

4th Infantry Regiment

 

4th Infantry Lineage

 

Constituted 11 January 1812 in the Regular Army as the 14th Infantry

Organized in March 1812 in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania

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

Consolidated in March 1869 with the 30th Infantry (see ANNEX) and consolidated unit designated as the 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

Relieved 1 February 1947 from assignment to the 25th Infantry Division

Activated 1 October 1948 at Fort Lewis, Washington

Assigned 10 October 1954 to the 71st Infantry Division

Relieved 15 September 1956 from assignment to the 71st Infantry Division

Reorganized 15 February 1958 as a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System

Withdrawn 17 January 1986 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System

ANNEX

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

Organized 23 December 1865 at Fort Hamilton, New York

Redesignated 7 December 1866 as the 30th Infantry

Consolidated in March 1869 with the 4th Infantry and consolidated unit designated as the 4th Infantry

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; Oregon 1856; Washington 1855; 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

French Croix de Guerre with Gilt Star, World War I for CHAMPAGNE-MARNE AISNE-MARNE

Army Superior Unit Award for 1983-1986

 

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