10th Infantry Regiment (United States)

10th Infantry Regiment (United States)

Infobox Military Unit
unit_name=10th Infantry Regiment


caption=10th Infantry Regiment distinctive insignia - the 10th Infantry is not authorized to have a coat of arms; the 10th Infantry badge appears on the organizational color above the eagle
dates=April, 1855 - Present
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motto=Courage and Fidelity
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battles=American Civil War
Indian Wars
War with Spain
Philippine Insurrection
World War II
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US Regiments
previous=9th Infantry Regiment
next=11th Infantry Regiment

Lineage

Regiment

Constituted 3 March 1855 in the Regular Army as the 10th Infantry

Organized in April 1855 at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania

Consolidated June-July 1869 with the 26th Infantry (see ANNEX) and consolidated unit designated as the 10th Infantry

Assigned July 5, 1918 to the 14th Division

Relieved in February 1919 from assignment to the 14th Division

(2d and 3d Battalions inactivated 16 December 16, 1921 at Camp Sherman, Ohio; activated June 7, 1922 at Camp Knox, Kentucky)

Assigned 24 March 1923 to the 5th Division (later redesignated as the 5th Infantry Division)

(1st Battalion inactivated 31 October 1929 at Fort Thomas, Kentucky; activated 1 October 1933 at Fort Hayes, Ohio)

Inactivated 20 September 1946 at Camp Campbell, Kentucky

Activated 15 July 1947 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Inactivated 30 April 1950 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Activated 1 March 1951 at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Pennsylvania

Inactivated 1 September 1953 at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Pennsylvania

Activated 25 May 1954 in Germany

Relieved 1 June 1957 from assignment to the 5th Infantry Division and reorganized as a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System

Withdrawn 16 June 1989 from the Combat Arms Regimental System, reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System, and transferred to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command

ANNEX

Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as the 2d Battalion, 17th Infantry

Organized in June 1862 at Fort Preble, Maine

Reorganized and redesignated 16 December 1866 as the 26th Infantry

Consolidated June-July 1869 with the 10th Infantry and consolidated unit designated as the 10th Infantry

1st Battalion

Constituted 3 March 1855 in the Regular Army as Company A, 10th Infantry

Organized in June 1855 at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania

Consolidated 10 June 1869 with Company A, 26th Infantry (see ANNEX), and consolidated unit designated as Company A, 10th Infantry

(10th Infantry assigned 5 July 1918 to the 14th Division; relieved in February 1919 from assignment to the 14th Division; assigned 24 March 1923 to the 5th Division [later redesignated as the 5th Infantry Division] )

Inactivated 31 October 1929 at Fort Thomas, Kentucky

Activated 1 October 1933 at Fort Hayes, Ohio

Inactivated 20 September 1946 at Camp Campbell, Kentucky

Activated 15 July 1947 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Inactivated 30 April 1950 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Activated 1 March 1951 at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Pennsylvania

Inactivated 1 September 1953 at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Pennsylvania

Activated 25 May 1954 in Germany

Reorganized and redesignated 1 June 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 10th Infantry, and relieved from assignment to the 5th Infantry Division (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated or organized from existing units)

Inactivated 25 April 1961 at Fort Ord, California

Redesignated 3 February 1962 as the 1st Battalion, 10th Infantry, and activated at Fort Carson, Colorado

Assigned 19 February 1962 to the 5th Infantry Division

Relieved 15 December 1970 from assignment to the 5th Infantry Division and assigned to the 4th Infantry Division

Inactivated 16 June 1989 at Fort Carson, Colorado, and relieved from assignment to the 4th Infantry Division

Headquarters transferred 15 April 1996 to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command and activated at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

ANNEX

Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Company A, 2d Battalion, 17th Infantry

Organized in July 1862 at Fort Preble, Maine

Reorganized and redesignated 16 December 1866 as Company A, 26th Infantry

Consolidated 10 June 1869 with Company A, 10th Infantry, and consolidated unit designated as Company A, 10th Infantry

2nd Battalion

Constituted 3 March 1855 in the Regular Army as Company B, 10th Infantry

Organized in June 1855 at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania

Consolidated 23 June 1869 with Company B, 26th Infantry (see ANNEX), and consolidated unit designated as Company B, 10th Infantry

(10th Infantry assigned 5 July 1918 to the 14th Division; relieved in February 1919 from assignment to the 14th Division; assigned 24 March 1923 to the 5th Division [later redesignated as the 5th Infantry Division] )

Inactivated 31 October 1929 at Fort Thomas, Kentucky

Activated 1 October 1933 at Fort Hayes, Ohio

Inactivated 20 September 1946 at Camp Campbell, Kentucky

Activated 15 July 1947 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Inactivated 30 April 1950 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Activated 1 March 1951 at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Pennsylvania

Inactivated 1 September 1953 at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Pennsylvania

Activated 25 May 1954 in Germany

Inactivated 1 June 1957 at Fort Ord, California, and relieved from assignment to the 5th Infantry Division

Redesignated 1 July 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battle Group, 10th Infantry, assigned to the 10th Infantry Division, and activated in Germany

(organic elements concurrently constituted and activated)

Inactivated 14 June 1958 at Fort Benning, Georgia, and relieved from assignment to the 10th Infantry Division

Activated 23 April 1960 in the Canal Zone

Reorganized and redesignated 19 February 1962 as the 2d Battalion, 10th Infantry, and assigned to the 5th Infantry Division

Relieved 15 December 1970 from assignment to the 5th Infantry Division and assigned to the 4th Infantry Division

Inactivated 21 March 1973 at Fort Carson, Colorado, and relieved from assignment to the 4th Infantry Division

Headquarters transferred 4 June 1987 to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command and activated at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

ANNEX

Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Company B, 2d Battalion, 17th Infantry

Organized in October 1862 at Fort Preble, Maine

Reorganized and redesignated 16 December 1866 as Company B, 26th Infantry

Consolidated 23 June 1869 with Company B, 10th Infantry, and consolidated unit designated as Company B, 10th Infantry

3rd Battalion

Constituted 3 March 1855 in the Regular Army as Company C, 10th Infantry

Organized in June 1855 at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania

Consolidated 25 July 1869 with Company C, 26th Infantry (see ANNEX 1), and consolidated unit designated as Company C, 10th Infantry

(10th Infantry assigned 5 July 1918 to the 14th Division; relieved in February 1919 from assignment to the 14th Division; assigned 24 March 1923 to the 5th Division [later redesignated as the 5th Infantry Division] )

Inactivated 31 October 1929 at Fort Thomas, Kentucky

Activated 1 October 1933 at Fort Hayes, Ohio

Inactivated 20 September 1946 at Camp Campbell, Kentucky

Activated 15 July 1947 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Inactivated 30 April 1950 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina

Activated 1 March 1951 at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Pennsylvania

Inactivated 1 September 1953 at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Pennsylvania

Activated 25 May 1954 in Germany

Inactivated 1 June 1957 at Fort Ord, California, and relieved from assignment to the 5th Infantry Division

Redesignated 19 March 1959 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battle Group, 10th Infantry, withdrawn from the Regular Army, allotted to the Army Reserve, and assigned to the 83d Infantry Division (organic elements concurrently constituted)

Battle Group activated 20 March 1959 with Headquarters at Cleveland, Ohio (Headquarters and Headquarters Company concurrently consolidated with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 331st Infantry [see ANNEX 2] , and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battle Group, 10th Infantry)

Reorganized and redesignated 15 April 1963 as the 3d Battalion, 10th Infantry

Inactivated 31 December 1965 at Cleveland, Ohio

Withdrawn 10 May 1967 from the Army Reserve and allotted to the Regular Army; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 83d Infantry Division and assigned to the 5th Infantry Division

Activated 26 May 1967 at Fort Carson, Colorado

Inactivated 15 December 1970 at Fort Carson, Colorado

Activated 21 November 1976 at Fort Polk, Louisiana

Inactivated 1 August 1984 at Fort Polk, Louisiana, and relieved from assignment to the 5th Infantry Division

Headquarters transferred 4 June 1987 to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command and activated at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

ANNEX 1

Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Company C, 2d Battalion, 17th Infantry

Organized in April 1863 at Fort Preble, Maine

Reorganized and redesignated 16 December 1866 as Company C, 26th Infantry

Consolidated 25 July 1869 with Company C, 10th Infantry, and consolidated unit designated as Company C, 10th Infantry

ANNEX 2

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 331st Infantry Regiment, an element of the 83d Division

Organized 30 August 1917 at Camp Sherman, Ohio

Demobilized 9 February 1919 at Camp Sherman, Ohio

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 331st Infantry, an element of the 83d Division (later redesignated as the 83d Infantry Division)

Organized in November 1921 at Cleveland, Ohio

Ordered into active military service 15 August 1942 and reorganized at Camp Atterbury, Indiana

Inactivated 30 March 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Activated 26 December 1946 at Columbus, Ohio

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the U.S. Army Reserve)

Consolidated 20 March 1959 with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battle Group, 10th Infantry, and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battle Group, 10th Infantry

Reconstituted in Ft. Leonardwood Missouri as a Basic Training station for new recruits.

Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

Civil War:

# Peninsula;
# Manassas;
# Antietam;
# Fredericksburg;
# Chancellorsville;
# Gettysburg;
# Wilderness;
# Spotsylvania;
# Cold Harbor;
# Petersburg;
# New Mexico 1862;
# Virginia 1862;
# Virginia 1863

Indian Wars:
# Comanches;
# Apaches

War with Spain:
# Santiago

Philippine Insurrection:
# Streamer without inscription

World War II:
# Normandy;
# Northern France;
# Rhineland;
# Ardennes-Alsace;
# Central Europe

Decorations

#French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II for MOSELLE RIVER


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