93rd Infantry Brigade (United States)

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The 93rd Infantry Brigade was a formation of the United States Army. It was part of the New York Army National Guard (NY ARNG) from 1926 to 1940.[1] It controlled several separate infantry regiments of the NY ANG in the Interwar Period between the First and Second World Wars.

The brigade was constituted in April 1926 and made part of the New York National Guard. Its headquarters was organized in New York City and federally recognized 2 April 1928. Assigned to the First Army on 1 October 1933. Conducted annual summer training most years at Camp Smith, Peekskill New York, 1927-1939. On 1 September 1940, the headquarters was reorganized and redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 71st Field Artillery Brigade.[1]

Organization[edit]

  • HHC, 93rd Infantry Brigade (Separate)
  • HQ New York, New York 1926-1940

Subordinate Units[edit]

Status[edit]

Part of the NY ARNG, the inactive HQ II Corps Artillery carries the traditions of the 71st FA Brigade.

Commanders[edit]

  • Brigadier General John J. Phelan 26 January 1927-3 June 1936
  • Brigadier General Charles G. Blakeslee 3 June 1936-25 August 1938
  • Brigadier General Alexander E. Anderson 25 August 1938-17 July 1940
  • Brigadier General Walter A. De Lamater 17 July 1940-14 August 1940
  • Brigadier General Joseph A.S. Mundy 14 August 1940-1 September 1940

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Steven E. Clay, U.S. Army Order of Battle 1919-1941, p. 328, Fort Leavenworth: Combat Studies Institute Press, 2010

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