64th Infantry Regiment (United States)
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|64th Infantry Regiment|
U.S. Infantry Regiments
|63rd Infantry Regiment||65th Infantry Regiment|
Constituted 15 May 1917 in the Regular Army as the 64th Infantry. Organized 1 June 1917 at Camp Baker, Texas, from personnel of the 34th infantry. Assigned to the 7th Infantry Division 16 November 1917. Relieved from the 7th Division and demobilized 31 July 1922 at Plattsburg Barracks, New York
- Reconstituted 18 July 1941 in the Regular Army. Disbanded 4 August 1952.
World War I
- Lorraine 1918
Coat of arms
The regiment was organized in 1917 from personnel of the 34th Infantry which is shown on the canton. It was in the 7th Division operating in Lorraine in the area formerly in the domain of the ancient lords of commercy whose arms were blue, scattered with golden cross crosslets, pointed at the lower end. The shield is blue for infantry with one such cross crosslet. The crest is the thistle of Lorraine, one of the old emblems of that provence and still existing in the arms of Nancy.
- Encyclopedia of United States Army insignia and uniforms By William K. Emerson (page 51).