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  The 15th Infantry Regiment - Can Do History
The crest of the regiment's coat of arms includes an acorn, the symbol of General Thomas' XIV Corps and the mountain of stone to symbolize the Corps' firm stand as the Rock of Chickamauga.
On 12 August 1869 the 15th was consolidated with the 35th Infantry and the combined units designated the 15th Infantry.
The 15th Infantry Regiment was relieved from the U.S. Army Troops in China and departed China for Fort Lewis, Washington, on 2 March 1938.
www.geocities.com /eureka/plaza/7750/15thinf02.html   (3162 words)

  
 1st Battalion ? 15th Infantry Regiment
The 15th Infantry was reactivated on 3 May 1861 with headquarters in Newport Barracks, KY. Before the end of the Civil War, the regiment fought 22 major engagements, including Chattanooga, Chickamauga, Murfreesborough, and Atlanta.
The regiment's crest includes the acorn, the symbol of General Thomas' XIV Corps and the mountain of stone to symbolize the Corps' firm stand as the "Rock of Chickamauga." The four acorns represent the four major engagements.
On 12 January the regiment was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/1-15in.htm   (1396 words)

  
 3rd Battalion ? 15th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized)
The Regiment's crest includes the acorn, the symbol of General Thomas's XIV Corps, and the mountains of stone to symbolize the Corps' firm stand as the "Rock of Chickamauga".
On 1 December 1948, the 15th was transterred from occupation duty in Germany to Fort Benning, GA. As part of the 3d Infantry Division, the regiment sailed for Korea on 31 August 1950.
The regiment covered the withdrawl of X Corps from Chosin Reservoir in 1950, fought north to the 38th parallel in 1951, and fought in the Kumsong sector until the armistice was signed.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/3-15in.htm   (905 words)

  
 DHM, Militaria, Coat for the troops of the 15th Infantry Regiment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
DHM, Militaria, Coat for the troops of the 15th Infantry Regiment
Coat for the troops of the 15th Infantry Regiment
Contrary to the officers' coats, the troops' coats were decorated with vivid reddish-orange lapels, measuring 57 cm in length.
www.dhm.de /ENGLISH/sammlungen/militaria/hbpu105.html   (187 words)

  
 15th   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The 'Can-Do regiment, for 26 years a guardian of peaceful Chinese citizens and of American property in China, is one of the oldest fighting units of the United States Army.
Mexico came next, the regiment again was mustered into service as a volunteer organization and sailed for Vera Cruz as part of General Winfiled Scott's punitive expedition.
From 1903 until 1912 the regiment was in the United States at Monterey Calif., where it built barracks and had its last taste of peaceful United States garrison life.
www.haggo.com /15th.htm   (438 words)

  
 15th Regiment Michigan Infantry
The Regiment left Monroe on March 27th., arriving at Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn. just in time to participate in the battle fought there on the 6th and 7th of April, where the Union forces were commanded by General Grant, the Confederate forces by General Johnston.
In November the Regiment moved to Grand Junction, remaining in that vicinity until June 1863, when it was attached to the First Division, Sixteenth Corp, in command of Colonel Oliver.
Sanscrainte a member of the 15th won the Congessional Medal of Honor during this action.) It was constantly under fire during the siege and when General Sherman moved his army to the south of Atlanta, where the Fifteenth again repulsed a heavy assault at Jonesboro, in the battle that caused General Hood to evacuate Atlanta.
www.michiganinthewar.org /infantry/15thinf.htm   (911 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Reserves capable of intervention in the outpost HARRY action were the two reserve battalions of regiments in contact with the 15th Infantry in the left sector, as well as three battalions of the 220th Regiment, unlocated which were in the 74th Division reserve.
At 050800 June 1953 the relief of the 2nd Battalion was begun by the 3rd battalion of the 15th Infantry Regiment.
Company F, 65th Infantry Regiment, 3d Division, is cited for outstanding performances of duty and extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy in the vicinity of Kumwha, Korea (hill 412 across from Outpost Harry), on 10 June 1953.
www.koreanwar-educator.org /topics/outpostkorea/outpost_wars_korea.htm   (9964 words)

  
 Eben M. Stout
The 369th Infantry Regiment was constituted June 2, 1913 in the New York Army National Guard as the 15th New York Infantry Regiment.
The 15th Infantry Regiment, NYARNG was Assigned on December 1, 1917 to the 185th Infantry Brigade.
The 369th Infantry Regiment was Relieved May 8, 1918 from assignment to the 185th Infantry Brigade, and went into the trenches as part of the 16th French Division and served continuously to July 3rd.
www.dvrbs.com /ccwd-ww1/WW1-EbenMStout.htm   (695 words)

  
 15th Alabama Infantry Regiment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This regiment organized at Fort Mitchell in the summer of 1861, and moved at once into Virginia.
At Chantilly the regiment lost 4 killed and 14 wounded, and took part in the investment of Harper's Ferry, with trivial loss.
At Hanover Junction and the second Cold Harbor the loss was 6 killed and 16 wounded, and then the regiment took its place in the "last ditch" at Petersburg.
www.archives.state.al.us /referenc/alamilor/15thinf.html   (550 words)

  
 3rd Infantry Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Infantry Regiment, but this unit was a zero strength and existed only on paper because at that time, due to downsizing and funding, most Army divisions had only two active regiments with each regiment having only two active battalions instead the three the Table of Organization and Equipment (TOandE) specified.
Infantry Regiment were taken from the division and sent to Korea to become part of the 1
Infantry Regiment from Puerto Rico was added to the division and sent directly to Korea while the rest of the under-strength division left for Japan on 20 August 1950 where it was built up to full strength.
www.korean-war.com /3rdInfantry.html   (236 words)

  
 3D INFANTRY DIVISION (MECHANIZED) : OFP clan/squad
The 3rd Infantry Division, reinforced by a Ranger Battalion and Combat Command A of the 2nd Armored Division, was tasked with landing at Licata on the left flank of the Allied invasion.
The 7th Army advanced along Highway 113 with the 1st Infantry and the 45th Infantry Divisions in the lead and the 3rd Division in support.
The 30th Infantry was too light a force however to keep them bottled up and by the time the rest of the 3rd Division lined up, the 29th had escaped again.
www.freewebs.com /3dinfdiv/history.htm   (1938 words)

  
 U.S. 15th Infantry Regiment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It has a lineage tracing back to the Civil War, having participated in many battles.
On May 3, 1861, about a month after Fort Sumter, President Abraham Lincoln called for the formation of some regular army regiments.
One of these was the 15th Infantry Regiment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/US_15th_Infantry_Regiment   (190 words)

  
 Can Do Rendezvoux-2004
A short ceremony was conducted to recall that the residents of Tiensen, China had presented the monument to the Regiment for the Regiment’s protective actions in 19__ and that the monument had been donated to the Infantry School upon return to the United States in 1938.
Infantry Regiment Association 1998-2001, instituting several sound practices for managing and safeguarding the monetary assets of the Association; Serving as Publicity Chairman 1996-2004 and since 1999 managing a highly successful annual Association raffle realizing considerable revenue specifically benefiting costs of publishing a newsletter and purchasing recognition awards for soldiers of the two active battalions.
Infantry Division for most of the 600 kilometer battle to Baghdad, destroying enemy forces around Karbala, establishing a bridgehead across the Euphrates and destroying remnants of the Republican Guard down RPG Alley.
www.warfoto.com /3rd15thInfReg.htm   (3237 words)

  
 From Glory to Disaster and Back
Blaming the failure on the inability of the regiment's soldiers to understand English, Secretary of the Army Robert Stevens moved quickly to remit the sentences and granted clemency and pardons to all those involved.
Other infantry regiments in Korea experienced deterioration analogous to that of the 65th, and some displayed similar shortcomings on the battlefield as well.
Newman, the assistant commander of the 3rd Infantry Division, this was part of an experiment aimed at assigning 1,000 Hispanic soldiers to combat and support throughout the division in order to assess the impact of integration on the Army.
www.frontiernet.net /~john/GlorytoDisasterandBack.html   (2270 words)

  
 The United States 15th Infantry Regiment in China, 1912-1938 Book Reviews
The regiment performed this mission admirably until the Japanese seizure of northern China in 1937.
With flags flying the 15th marched through the city to the railway station for the 167 mile journey to Chinwangtao.
The United States 15th Infantry Regiment in China is available from www.mcfarlandpub.com or by telephone 800-253-2187.
www.strategypage.com /bookreviews/280.asp   (752 words)

  
 Wisconsin: The Talk was War! War! War!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
By the end of the war in 1865, Wisconsin had furnished 52 regiments of infantry to defend the Union.
Fifty-three regiments had been authorized, but the last was only partially recruited and consolidated with the 51st Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.
In addition, the new state furnished four regiments and one company of cavalry, 12 batteries of light artillery, one regiment of heavy artillery, one company of sharpshooters and three brigade bands.
carroll1.cc.edu /civilwar/wis.html   (1137 words)

  
 Colmar Canal Crossing Battle Map, 3ID
The 7th Regiment's sector was on the west side of the 3rd Infantry Division's area and the 15th (Audie Murphy's Regiment) was to the east.
The 254th Infantry Regiment was probably supporting the 15th Infantry Regiment during the 7th's attempt to cross the canal.
The 30th Infantry Regiment appears to have a similar supporting mission to the 7th Infantry Regiment on the southwestern side of the division's area of operation.
www.audiemurphy.com /holtzwihr/holtzwihr1_bw.htm   (634 words)

  
 The Outpost Harry Survivors Association
Despite an intense barrage of defensive firepower and the detonation of napalm, the invading CCF forces stormed the slopes of the outpost and soon penetrated the trenches.
Infantry Regiment for the night of June 10/11, Baker Company, 15 Infantry for the night of June 11/12, Able Company, 5th.
In the annals of United States Infantry history it appears that this is the only time this many rifle companies received this distinguished award for an engagement of this type.
www.ophsa.org /OPHSA_Intro.htm   (1234 words)

  
 World War Two - 15th Field Artillery Battalion
On 10 October 1940, the 15th Field Artillery (FA) Regiment was reorganized at Fort Sam Houston, TX, as the 15th FA Battalion (Bn).
Each unit was assigned to support a regiment of the infantry- the 15th was assigned to the 9th Infantry Regiment.
Additionally, the 15th FA Bn was awarded the Belgian Fourragere, and was cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for extraordinary combat action in the battle of the Ardennes and Elsenborn Crest.
www.landscaper.net /worldwar2.htm   (1546 words)

  
 TNGenWeb Project Tennesseans in the Civil War, 15TH TENNESSEE INFANTRY REGIMENT
On October 24, 1861 the regiment was reported in Brigadier General Gideon J. Pillow's Division, Colonel J. Knox Walker's Brigade, consisting of the 2nd (Walker's), 13th and 15th Tennessee Infantry Regiments, and Captain M. Polk's Battery.
In September,.1864, the regiment was consolidated into one company as part of a consolidated regiment commanded by Lieutenant Colonel W. Shy, of the 20th Tennessee, composed of the 2nd, l0th, l5th/37th, 20th and 30th Tennessee Regiments.
On April 9, 1865, the regiment formed Company C" of the 4th Consolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment commanded by Colonel Anderson Searcy, consisting of the 2nd, 3rd, l0th, 15th, 18th, 20th, 26th, 30th, 32nd, 37th, 45th Regiments and the 23rd Tennessee Infantry Battalion, which was surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina May 1, 1865.
www.tngenweb.org /civilwar/csainf/csa15.html   (1575 words)

  
 McFarland - Publisher of Reference and Scholarly Books
Taking up its position astride the Peking-Mukden [Beijing-Shenyang] railway beginning in January, 1912, the United States Fifteenth Infantry Regiment was engaged in protecting American interests in China.
Although Chiang Kai-shek established a measure of control in China by 1928, the regiment remained in China—partially to counter Japan’s increasingly aggressive actions—despite considerable misgivings within and outside of the United States Army as to the feasibility, desirability, and ethical appropriateness of the policy retaining it there.
This work recounts and assesses some aspects of the involvement and service of the Fifteenth Infantry Regiment during its fateful quarter of a century in the Orient between the World Wars.
www.mcfarlandpub.com /book-2.php?isbn=0-7864-1988-1   (242 words)

  
 369th NY Infantry Regiment during World War One - NY Military Museum and Veterans Research Center
Parent unit constituted 2 June 1913 in the New York National Guard as the 15th Infantry Regiment.
(15th Battalion organized 3 August 1917 in the New York Guard at New York to replace regiment in Federal service; expanded and redesignated 31 July 1918 as the 15th Infantry, New York Guard).
Relieved 8 May 1918 from assignment to the 185th Infantry Brigade; assigned 9 September 1918 to the French 161st Division; relieved 12 December 1918 from assignment to the French 161st Division.
www.dmna.state.ny.us /historic/reghist/wwi/infantry/369thInf/369thInfMain.htm   (504 words)

  
 15th Alabama Infantry Regiment- History
The 15th Alabama Volunter Infantry Regiment (organized at Fort Mitchell, Alabama in Aug. 1861), had over 900 men in 11 companies from Barbour, Dale, Henry, Macon, Pike and Russell counties (Southern Alabama).
The Alabama Brigade consisted of the 4th, 15th, 44th, 47th and 48th Alabama regiments.
In the year of 1864, the 15th Alabama were back in Virginia entered into The Wilderness battle, Spotslyvania, Hanover Court House and the Second Battle of Cold Harbor.
www.mindspring.com /~redeagle/15AVC/history.html   (394 words)

  
 Indiana War Memorials   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The 15th Indiana Regiment Infantry was organized, at Lafayette, Indiana, for one year's service, May 1861 and was re-organized for three years' service and mustered in June 14, 1861.
On November 25, 1863, the 15th Indiana was under orders to capture the Confederate rifle pits at the foot of Missionary Ridge.
The men of the 15th dropped to the ground to avoid the volley and inescapable death.
www.ai.org /iwm/battleflags/15ind.html   (458 words)

  
 Table of contents for The United States 15th Infantry Regiment in China, 1912-1938   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The 15th Marches onto the Chinese Stage 00 III.
Withdrawal of the 15th from China 000 XIV.
Infantry Regiment, 15th -- History -- 20th century.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/ecip051/2004021872.html   (170 words)

  
 Time Line Kelly Hill & Jackson Heights
Infantry Regiment and passed to Division control to be
Infantry of its defensive sector on the MLR.
Infantry Regiment ‘Borinqueneers’ in Korea, 1950-1953.” His articles on the regiment in Korea and Hispanics in the Army have been published in Army magazine and his entries on Hispanics, African-Americans, and Women in the U.S. military have been published in Scribner’s latest ten volume Dictionary of American History.
www.valerosos.com /TimeLine.html   (1738 words)

  
 15thinfdx
When it enrolled in Confederate service on July 23, 1861, it was called the 1st Arkansas Infantry; however, when he C.S. War Department discovered that there was already a 1st Arkansas Infantry (Col. James Fleming Fagan's regiment), the regiment was redesignated as the 15th Arkansas Infantry, December 31, 1861.
Toward the end of the war, ten depleted Arkansas regiments, including the 15th Arkansas, were lumped together as the 1st Arkansas Consolidated Infantry, April 9, 1865.
This regiment surrendered with the Army of Tennessee at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.
www.couchgenweb.com /civilwar/15thindx.html   (712 words)

  
 The United States 15th Infantry Regiment in China, 1912-1938 Military Review - Find Articles
The 15th Infantry Regiment's (IR) experience in China from 1912 to 1938 epitomizes the U.S. Army's small constabulary forces that existed before the massed armies of World War II.
The 15th IR, which operated as an isolated garrison in China, had an ambiguous mission that caused it to drift from usefulness to anachronism.
Originally sent to protect U.S. citizens' rights and properties during the instability of the Chinese monarchy in 1912, the 15th IR stayed on as a symbolic presence until recalled because of heightened Japanese aggression and American isolationist tendencies in the late 1930s.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0PBZ/is_4_85/ai_n15345203   (422 words)

  
 FirstCoast News.com - Print Article
Swanson was a member of the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, part of the 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division.
Sunday's incident is the third killing in Columbus involving soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment since the unit returned from the war in Iraq in July.
In October, two soldiers were charged with murder in the shooting of Terrance Durham, 24, of Hamilton, Ga. One of the soldiers, Sgt. Ricky L. Williams, was attached to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment.
www.firstcoastnews.com /printfullstory.aspx?storyid=19317   (323 words)

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