The 1st and 2nd Battalions were assigned to the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson and the 3rd and 4th Battalions were assigned to the 8th Infantry Division in Germany. In June 2010, Task Force 1-12 and Lethal Warrior (2-12), 4th BCT, 4 ID redeployed to Fort Carson, Colorado, after 12 months in Afghanistan. A report from Colonel R. D. Mussey, Commissioner for the Organization of Colored Troops, dated at Nashville, October 10, 1864, stated the regiment had already been raised . Volunteers, and completed the regimental reorganization of the latter, all the companies retaining their alphabetical designation. On 1 August 1967, the two divisions swapped 3rd Brigades. The 12th Infantry Regiment was reorganized as a motorized infantry regiment on 29 September 1942. [4] The series inspired the book Lethal Warriors - When the New Band of Brothers Came Home. Tet Counteroffensive The 12th Infantry Regiment is one of the oldest and most decorated regiments of the United States Army. DISTINCTIVE INSIGNIA The distinctive insignia is a modified version of the shield of the coat of arms. This unit was temporarily assigned to 1st Cavalry Division to which the 2d Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment was attached until February 2007 when the 4th BCT, 1st Infantry Division was assigned tactical control of Baghdad. Those soldiers that did reenlist became the nucleus of the new 12th . This regiment took part in the Civil War; its great achievement was its first engagement at Gaines Mill, Virginia, on 27 and 28 June 1862, where its losses were almost 50 percent. Company C was allocated to the Army Reserves and formed the 3rd Battle Group, 12th Infantry assigned to the 79th Infantry Division. The battalion redeployed back to Fort Carson in March 2004. May 1, 1863, the two years' men were returned to Elmira and there honorably discharged and mustered out May 17, 1863; the three years' men were consolidated into a battalion of two companies, D and F, and this battalion, commanded by Maj. Henry W. Ryder, was, June 2, 1864, transferred to the 5th Veteran N. Y. This time, both battalions were based out of Regional Command East. The CARS system was replaced by the US Army Regimental System in 1985 when the army contemplated shifting to a unit replacement system. Description: 71 items. 2ND BATTALION, 12TH INFANTRY REGIMENT LINEAGE, 1861 Constituted 3 May as Company B, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, Regular Army; organized 20 October 1861 at Fort Hamilton, NY, 1866 Reorganized and redesignated 7 December as Company B, 12th Infantry, 1917 Assigned to 8th Division 17 December, 1927 Relieved 15 August from the 8th Division and assigned to 4th Division, 1933 Relieved 1 October from the 4th Division and assigned to 8th Division, 1941 Relieved 10 October from assignment to the 8th Division and assigned to 4th Division (later redesignated as the 4th Infantry Division), 1946 Inactivated 27 February at Camp Butner, NC, 1957 Inactivated 1 April at Fort Lewis, WA, and relieved from assignment to 4th Infantry Division; redesignated 1 August as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battle Group, 12th Infantry; assigned to the 8th Infantry Division and activated in Germany (organic elements concurrently constituted and activated), 1959 Relieved 24 March from assignment to the 8th Infantry Division and assigned to 1st Infantry Division, 1963 Reorganized and redesignated 1 October as the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 1st Infantry Division and assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, 1967 Relieved 1 August from assignment to the 4th Infantry Division and assigned to the 25th Infantry Division, 1971 Inactivated 17 April at Fort Lewis, WA, 1976 Relieved 1 April from the 25th Infantry Division, assigned to 4th Infantry Division and activated at Fort Carson CO, 1976 Inactivated 21 September at Fort Carson, CO, 1989 Activated 16 June at Fort Carson, CO, 1995 Inactivated 15 September at Fort Carson and relieved from assignment to the 4th Infantry Division. As part of the U.S. draw-down, the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry was returned to Fort Lewis, WA, and inactivated on 17 April 1971. During the Peninsula Campaign, the 12th Infantry distinguished itself in its first combat action at the Battle of Gaines' Mill in June 1862, while sustaining fifty percent casualties. Reorganized and redesignated 7 December 1866 as the 12th Infantry. Once the M-1 tests were completed, the 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry, a mechanized/infantry battalion, was reorganized as an armor battalion and . April 28, 1898, the regiment was authorized to be organized as a twelve company regiment to enter the United States service, in which it was mustered in as the 12th Regiment Infantry, N. Y. In the 1860 U.S. census in Mansfield, he is enumerated as Ward Dimmock, an 18 year old farmer in the household of Alpheus Dimmock. The 12th Infantry Regiment is a unit of the United States Army. During its time in the Pech Valley, the 2nd Battalion saw heavy fighting throughout their Area of Responsibility at the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountains. Twelfth Infantry.Cols., Ezra L. Walrath, George W. Snyder, Henry A. Phone: (518) 581-5100 | Fax: (518) 581-5111. Less than a year later on 1 August 1943 the 12th was reorganized as a standard infantry regiment when the 4th Division was converted from motorized to dismounted infantry. Elements of other units from within the 3d BCT, 4th Infantry Division made up the remainder of Task Force 1-12. On 17 December 1917 the 12th Infantry was assigned to the 8th Division at Camp Fremont, California, but was not sent overseas in World War I. At the surrender there remained a total of 50 officers and men from the original 12th, 22nd and 47th . To preserve the historic infantry regiments the Army set up the Combat Arms Regimental System (CARS) whereby the line companies of a regiment would form new elements of the regiment. The battalion redeployed back to Fort Carson in March 2004. The 12th Infantry was selected as one of the historic regiments to be preserved. The 3rd and 4th Battalions were transferred to the 1st Armored Division and served in Bosnia before being inactivated in Germany in 1997. On 1 August 1957, Company A was redesignated and activated as Headquarters Company, 1st Battle Group, 12th Infantry (with organic companies of the battle group constituted and activated) and assigned to the 4th Infantry Division. 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Company C was allocated to the Army Reserves and formed the 3rd Battle Group, 12th Infantry assigned to the 79th Infantry Division. 8 Interessant Commentaar Delen Kopiren; LinkedIn; Facebook . Correspondents include James R. Campbell, Arel Leatz, and R.B. The regiment at the beginning was in the second line, but as the loss began to be heavy, Captain Winthrop asked to be allowed to move forward, which was permitted, and a . Constituted 3 May 1861 in the Regular Army as Company B, 3d Battalion, 12th Infantry. In the Peninsula Campaign the 12th Infantry distinguished itself in its first combat action at the Battle of Gaines Mill, 27 and 28 June 1862 while sustaining fifty percent casualties. The 2nd Battalion participated in 11 Vietnam campaigns and received a Presidential Unit Citation. This made the 12th Infantry unique in that the regiment had more battalions deployed in Vietnam than any other infantry regiment. Company B formed the 2nd Battle Group, 12th Infantry assigned in Germany to the 8th Infantry Division until 1959 when it was reassigned to the 1st Infantry Division also in Germany. During this time famed author J. D. Salinger served with the unit. Task Force 1-12's Area of Responsibility was referred to as the "Heart of Darkness" due to its significance as the birthplace of the Taliban, and also due to the inherent complexity of their mission. Harrison, signer of Declaration of Independence; description of Harrison's Landing; Incidents of battles; week's events. In March 2012, 1st and 2nd Battalions, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4BCT, 4 ID, again deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. As a result of the transformation of the brigade to the modular concept, elements of the battalion were changed to a cavalry squadron, the 2nd Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment in November 2004. Philadelphia: Ferris & Leach, 1912. During its time in the Pech Valley, the 2nd Battalion saw heavy fighting throughout their area of responsibility at the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountains. Volunteers, as Companies F and E, respectively, of the latter. The wigwam stands for the Indian campaigns in which the regiment took part. Reorganized and redesignated 7 December 1866 as Company B, 30th Infantry. COMMANDERS IN COMBAT Major General Jonathan M. Wainwright - Assumed command November 1940 . Ardennes-Alsace This unit was temporarily assigned to 1st Cavalry Division to which the 2d Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment was attached until February 2007 when the 4th BCT, 1st Infantry Division was assigned tactical control of Baghdad. Mustered in: May 13, 1861 The official unit history of the US Army 38th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, which entered the city ahead of the 12th Infantry Regiment, noted that the men "received . 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment ( U.S. Army [AC]) Fort Carson | Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. After Germany's surrender, the 12th Infantry, along with the 4th Infantry Division, returned to the United States on 12 July 1945 and was inactivated 27 February 1946 at Camp Butner, North Carolina. Located online athttp://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g12566[link opens new window]. Gettysburg In July 1951, the 4th Division was returned to line status and rotated to Germany as part of Operation Gyroscope. In 1957, the Army decided that in the era of battlefield atomic weapons, tactical infantry regiments were obsolete. Chicago, Ill., to W[atson] C. Squier [i.e. Located in the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#2960). Mustered in under Colonel Joseph H. Potter, a Regular Army captain who Governor Berry brought in to replace Whipple, to the . Report of the proceedings-- in connection with the monument erected by Maj.-Gen. Daniel Butterfield, U.S.V. Less than a year later, on 1 August 1943, the 12th was reorganized as a standard infantry regiment when the 4th Division was converted from motorized to dismounted infantry. List of active duty United States four-star officers, Spanish-American War and Philippine-American War, Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. Northern France In November 1967, the 5th Battalion, 12th Infantry was activated at Fort Lewis, WA and sent to Vietnam to join the 199th Brigade. At the conclusion of the regiment's service in 1861, many members volunteered for further service forming the 12th militia which was later consolidated with the 12th infantry. To reinforce NATO the 1st Division was directed to began Operation Long Trust whereby the individual battle groups were rotated on temporary duty to West Germany. The 12th Infantry Regiment was reorganized as a motorized infantry regiment on 29 September 1942. Located in Clarke Historical Library (Michigan) Civil War collection of personal papers. Camp at estate; home of former Benj. The regiment remained assigned to the 8th Division until 15 August 1927 when it was reassigned to the 4th Division. Letter. Fox, William F., Lt.-Col., 'Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865', Albany, N.Y., 1889, p. 521. On D-Day, 6 June 1944, the 12th Infantry saw its first action of the war when, as part of the 4th Infantry Division, it spearheaded the assault landing on Utah Beach under the command of Colonel Russell "Red" Reeder. Waud, Alfred R. Funeral of Col. Vosburgh. in honor of the Fifth Corps, Army of the Potomac : and presentation of a tablet by the 12th N.Y. Regiment Association to the Oneida Historical Society, Utica, New York. The 12th also took part in the campaign against the Sioux at Pine Ridge, SD from 1890-91. The 12th Infantry has fought in seven wars from the Civil War to the Global War on Terrorism and has been awarded four Presidential Unit Citations, five Valorous Unit Awards, a Joint Meritorious Unit Award, two citations in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army, three Republic of Vietnam . [Utica, N.Y. : s.n., 1901. Inactivated 30 April 1947. The regiment garrisoned Island Number Ten before being stationed at Fort Pillow. Compiled and directed (or misdirected) by Bruce Holzhauer [Co. A 69-70] Established in 2000. Colonel Henry A. Other Titles: When rebellion first made its appearance. Between 9 and 12 August 1944, the regiment helped defeat the Germans in Operation Lttich. Less than a year later, on 1 August 1943, the 12th was reorganized as a standard infantry regiment when the 4th Division was converted from motorized to dismounted infantry. Bijdrage van 16th Infantry Regiment Historical Society 16th Infantry Regiment Historical Society 1.164 volgers 6 mnd Deze bijdrage melden Remembering Victory in Europe Day today. The task force redeployed to Fort Carson in May 2002. Joint Base Charleston AFGE Local 1869. The 12th North Carolina Infantry Regiment was organized as the 2nd Infantry Regiment Volunteers near Garysburg under the command of Colonel Solomon Williams ( West Point Class of 1858 ). In 1963 the Army concluded that the battle group was not the answer and reorganized the infantry and airborne divisions into a quasi-regimental structure of three brigades of three infantry battalions each. Between 9 and 12 August 1944, the regiment helped defeat the German Operation Lttich. Under the new system four battalions of the 12th Infantry were activated. In December 2001, Companies B and C of the 1st Battalion deployed to Kuwait in support of Intrinsic Action 01-02 and later in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. To reinforce NATO, the 1st Division was directed to begin Operation Long Trust whereby the individual battle groups were rotated on temporary duty to West Germany. 12th West Virginia Infantry. 11th Infantry Regiment The 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, to which the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry was assigned, set up base camp at Dau Tieng in III Corps while the rest of the 4th Division was assigned to the Vietnamese Highlands in II Corps alongside the 3rd Brigade of the 25th Division which had arrived in December, 1965. The 12th Infantry was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for valor in action at Luxembourg during the Battle of the Bulge. Family tradition, confirmed by Teagle's military service records, said that John had served with the regiment until . There, the regiment participated in three campaigns (Malolos, Tarlac, and Luzon 1899) of what was to be known as the Philippine-American War and then served as garrison troops, not returning to the United States until 1912. The 12th Infantry has fought in seven wars from the Civil War to the Global War on Terrorism and has been awarded four Presidential Unit Citations, five Valorous Unit Awards, a Joint Meritorious Unit Award, two citations in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army, three Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, the Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal First Class, a Meritorious Unit Commendation, and the Belgian Fourragere. Summer-Fall 1969 It was first under fire at Blackburn's ford with a loss of 34 men. The regiment remained assigned to the 8th Division until 15 August 1927 when it was reassigned to the 4th Division. Cambodian events for the 5th Battalion of the 12th Infantry Regiment, 199th Light Infantry Brigade (LIB) (Separate) began during the morning of 5 May, 1970 when the 5-12th Infantry was released by the 199th to the operational control of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, effective at 1840 hours. The 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment was formerly assigned to the 3d Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson and deployed with the 3d BCT in March 2003 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I. On 12 February, the regiment moved into Manila to join the rest of 1st Cavalry Division. The concept was for members of the regiment to spend the majority of their army careers rotating between assignments with regimental battalions at Fort Carson and in Germany. Tet 69/Counteroffensive [8] The series inspired the book Lethal Warriors - When the New Band of Brothers Came Home. The Regiment along with the rest of the 4th Infantry Division arrived in England on 29 January 1944. The 2d Battalion was then reflagged as the 1st Battalion in 1996 after having Soldiers from the inactivated 1st Battalion added to the ranks. The CARS system was replaced by the US Army Regimental System in 1985 when the army contemplated shifting to a unit replacement system. February 3, 1862, it was consolidated into five companies, A, G, H, I and K; Company B being merged into H; C into K; D into I and K; E into A; F into H. The nucleus of this regiment was of members of the 51st Regiment, State Militia, and the companies were recruited principally: A, B, C, E, H and I at Syracuse; D at Homer; F at Liverpool; G at Canastota; and K at Batavia. The three 12th Infantry battalions deployed to Vietnam with the 4th Division from August through October 1966. Craig, JohnLetters, 1863. Because of the ongoing Cuban Missile Crisis, the battle group was almost on constant alert in October 1962. This was composed of the 11th, 12th, 13th, 2~h, 47th, 50th, 51st, 52nd, and 154th Tennessee Infantry Regiments. Three 12th Infantry battalions deployed to South Vietnam with the 4th Division from August through October 1966. At the conclusion of the War with Spain, the regiment was immediately deployed in February 1899 to the Philippine Islands to reinforce other Army units fighting elements of the Filipino Army that resisted the United States after they defeated the Spanish at the Battle of Manila. Search ANNEX. The regiment fought in five European campaigns through France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany. Menu. This is meant to be a comprehensive list. 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment was reactivated at Fort Hood as part of the 4th BCT, 4th Infantry Division and deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, in fall of 2005 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Tilney, Robert. Located online athttp://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c07261[link opens new window]. At the request of the general government, it was ordered by the Governor of the State, August 2, 1861, to be mustered in the United States service for the unexpired period of its term of State service. In November, 1967 the 5th Battalion, 12th Infantry was activated at Fort Lewis, WA and sent to Vietnam to join the 199th Brigade. Arriving without incident in Berlin to reinforce the U.S. Army's Berlin Brigade, the 2nd Battle Group was quartered at Andrews and McNair Barracks. As part of the U.S. draw-down, the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry was returned to Fort Lewis, WA, and inactivated on 17 April 1971. The CARS system was replaced by the US Army Regimental System in 1985 when the army contemplated shifting to a unit replacement system. Subsequently, the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry served with the 25th through 10 of the Battalion's 11 Vietnam campaigns and received the Presidential Unit Citation for gallantry in action at Suoi Tre. The 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, to which the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry was assigned, set up base camp at Dau Tieng in III Corps while the rest of the 4th Division was assigned to the Vietnamese Highlands in II Corps alongside the 3rd Brigade of the 25th Division which had arrived in December 1965. The concept was for members of the regiment to spend the majority of their army careers rotating between assignments with regimental battalions at Fort Carson and in Germany. * Collectible military patch reproduction, brand new, never used or worn. In 1956, the Division returned to the United States and was stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington. Waud./ Title inscribed below image./ Embossed stamp lower left: EB./ Inscribed lower right: Rebel caisson blowing up.Reference print available in the Civil War Drawings file -- 1862./ Reference print available in Ray, Plate 32 (p. 110) Central Europe, Vietnam Under the new system four battalions of the 12th Infantry were activated. 12th Artillery Regiment. The men had enlisted for the duration of the war so when there was a reorganization in the spring of 1862, the 12th Regiment was not affected . The 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment "Warriors" of the 4th Infantry Division deployed from 29 August 1994 25 February 1995 to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in support of Joint Task Force 160 to provide refugee camp security at Camp Alpha, Camp Bravo, Camp Golf, Camp Mike, Camp Quebec, Camp Romeo, Camp Sierra, and Camp X-Ray. The 2nd Battalion was reactivated on 29 September 2005 and was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division and served in Iraq from October 2006 to January 2008. Spotsylvania The 2nd Battalion was based in the Pech River Valley, Kunar Province, home to the Korengal, Waygal, Shuriak, and Wata Pour Valleys. The new regiment fought at Mansfield, . The 12th was once again reassigned to the 8th Division on 1 October 1933 and stationed at Fort Howard MD. Under the new system four battalions of the 12th Infantry were activated. In January, 1863, we find the regiment at Winchester, in the Middle . This is shown by the moline crosses which represent the iron fastening of a millstone and recall the crushing losses sustained. The crest in the Spanish colors commemorates the capture of the Spanish flag at El Caney. Less than a year later, on 1 August 1943, the 12th was reorganized as a standard infantry regiment when the 4th Division was converted from motorized to dismounted infantry. Description: 1 drawing on brown paper : pencil, Chinese white, and black ink wash ; 28.1 x 38.2 cm. Name: 12. dlosteleck pluk. West Falls, NY: Bush Research, 2002. On 1 August 1967 the two divisions swapped 3rd Brigades. Both battalions returned by December, 2012, after a successful 9-month combat deployment to their respective Areas of Responsibility. During MayJuly 1932, 12th IR and 3rd Cavalry Regiment participated in the ejection of the Bonus Army marchers from Washington, D.C. Company B formed the 2nd Battle Group, 12th Infantry assigned in Germany to the 8th Infantry Division until 1959 when it was reassigned to the 1st Infantry Division also in Germany. On 17 December 1917 the 12th Infantry was assigned to the 8th Division at Camp Fremont, California, but was not sent overseas in World War I. The Regiment along with the rest After Germanys surrender, the 12th Infantry, along with the 4th Infantry Division, returned to the United States on 12 July 1945 and was inactivated 27 February 1946 at Camp Butner, NC. The 2nd Battle Group, 12th Infantry's tour of duty in Berlin contributed significantly to NATO's ability to resist the aggressive stance of the Warsaw Pact and in keeping the Cold War from becoming World War III. Winthrop served in Virginia with the 12th New York Volunteer Infantry (1861-64); as chief of staff to Gen. R.B. It was then ordered to proceed to Berlin overland through East Germany using the Helmstedt-Berlin autobahn to test the Warsaw Pacts willingness to allow NATO forces to continue to use it. Ducti Amore Patriae - 12th Infantry Motto. It finally formed part of the 2nd Consolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina May 2, 1865. TOTALLY UNOFFICIAL 2/12th IN VIET-NAM WEB-SITE for ALL COMPANIES. In August 1918 most of the regiment volunteered for duty in Siberia and the regiment was skeletonized until replacements were received and trained. The 152nd Infantry Regiment "Sassari" (Italian: 152 Reggimento Fanteria "Sassari") is an active unit of the Italian Army based in Sassari in Sardinia. Ayers of the 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Corps of the Army of the Potomac (1864); and as commander of the 5th New York Volunteer Veterans, known as Duryee's Zouaves (1864-65). Counteroffensive, Phase III The Battalion saw extensive combat during the Civil War, participating in twelve campaigns with the Army of the Potomac. In July 1962, the 2nd Battle Group, 12th Infantry was airlifted to West Germany where it undertook several months of tactical training and testing at Wildflecken, West Germany. Compiled and directed (or misdirected) by Bruce Holzhauer [Co. A 69-70] Established in 2000. During the war it suffered a total of 319 fatalities; 8 officers and 118 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, and another 3 officers and 190 enlisted men who died from accident or disease.[1]. Description: 1 item (1 p.) ; 27 cm. During these campaigns, six Warriors won the Congressional Medal of Honor. It was in reserve at Bull Run, then returned to Washington, encamped at Arlington heights and was transferred to Wadswprth's brigade, McDowell's division. On D Day, 6 June 1944, the 12th Infantry saw its first action of the war when, as part of the 4th Infantry Division, it made an amphibious assault landing on Utah Beach. (sheet). 1st and 2d Battalions, 12th Infantry Regiment are currently assigned to 4th BCT, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. Counteroffensive, Phase VII, Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered LUXEMBOURG (12th Infantry cited), Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered SUOI TRE, VIETNAM (2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry cited), Belgian Fourragere, 1940 (12th Infantry cited), Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in BELGIUM (12th Infantry cited), Cited in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army for action in the ARDENNES (12th Infantry cited), Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1966-1967 (2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry cited), Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1968 (2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry cited), Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1968-1970 (2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry cited), Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1967-1970 (2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry cited). The 12th Infantry Monument stands proudly at the National Infantry Museum, Columbus, Georgia and honors all who served in the 12th Regiment, past, present and future. After its arrival, the regiment remained in strict quarantine until after its convoy had sailed, and was not released until 11 November, the day the armistice ended the war. 2nd BATTALION, 12th INFANTRY REGIMENT 4th & 25th Divisons. This regiment, Col. Ezra L. Walrath, was organized at Elmira; accepted by the State for a service of two years and numbered May 8, 1861; mustered in the service of the United States, at Elmira, for three months, May 13, 1861. "Correspondence." During the War with Spain, the 12th Infantry was sent to Cuba in June 1898 and participated in the storming of the Spanish fortress of El Caney where the 12th had the distinction of capturing the Spanish colors. B-15. On 17 December 1917 the 12th Infantry was assigned to the 8th Division but was not sent overseas in World War I. (port.). the regiment merged with the 11th and 12th Louisiana Infantry Battalions, becoming the Consolidated Crescent Regiment. Much of their fighting was conducted in notoriously dense grape fields, which provided excellent concealment for insurgent forces. There, the regiment participated in three campaigns (Malolos, Tarlac, and Luzon 1899) of what was to be known as the PhilippineAmerican War and then served as garrison troops, not returning to the United States until 1912. In May 2009, 1st and 2nd Battalions, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4BCT, 4th Infantry Division, deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom X. Located at the Library of Congress in the Civil War drawing collection (DLC) The 12th Infantry was selected as one of the historic regiments to be preserved. Dyer's Compendium says this regiment was organized in Tennessee at large from July 24 to August 14, 1863. 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