Reorganized and redesignated 1866-10-01 as the 19th Infantry Regiment
Consolidated 1869-03-15 with the 28th Infantry Regiment (see Below) and consolidated unit designated as the 19th Infantry Regiment.
World War I
Assigned 1918-07-29 to the 18th Division
Relieved 1919-02-14 from assignment to the 18th Division
Took part in quelling the 1921 miners' rebellion at the Battle of Blair Mountain in Logan, WV. This was the largest labor battle in US history and took three infantry regiments to halt. The 19th Infantry took the lead role, traveling up the Spruce Fork River to Blair, WV, and dispersing the miners. Once the 19th arrived, the miners, many of whom were veterans fresh from WWI, surrendered peaceably and departed for their homes.
Consolidated 1869-03-15 with the 19th Infantry and consolidated unit designated as the 19th Infantry Regiment.
Withdrawn 1989-06-16 from the Combat Arms Regimental System, reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System, transferred to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, and assigned to Basic and Advanced Infantry Training duty at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as the 3d Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment.
Organized May 1865 - September 1866 at Fort Wayne, Michigan; Newport Barracks, Kentucky; and Fort Columbus, New York
Reorganized and redesignated 23 November 1866 as the 37th Infantry Regiment.
One-half of the 37th Infantry consolidated August–December 1869 with the 3d Infantry and consolidated unit designated as the 3d Infantry (remaining half of the 37th Infantry consolidated in June 1869 with the 5th Infantry and consolidated unit designated as the 5th Infantry — hereafter separate lineage).
Campaign participation credit
War with Spain:
World War II:
New Guinea (with arrowhead);
Leyte (with arrowhead);
Luzon (with arrowhead);
Southern Philippines (with arrowhead)
First UN Counteroffensive;
CCF Spring Offensive;
UN Summer-Fall Offensive;
Second Korean Winter;
Korea, Summer 1953
Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for LEYTE
Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for DAVAO
Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for DEFENSE OF KOREA
Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for PYONGTAEK*
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for KOREA 1953
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