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37th Infantry Division (United States)

Summary
The 37th Infantry Division was a unit of the United States Army in World War I and World War II. It was a National Guard division from Ohio, nicknamed the "Buckeye Division". Today, its lineage is continued through the 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, with battalions from Ohio, Michigan, and South Carolina. It was initially activated as the 16th Division, a National Guard formation from Ohio and West Virginia in 1913. It was federally activated in August 1917 as a National Guard Division from Ohio. It was sent overseas in June 1918 and fought at the Meuse-Argonne and at Ypres-Lys offensives Headquarters, 37th Division 73rd Infantry Brigade 145th Infantry Regiment 146th Infantry Regiment 135th Machine Gun Battalion 74th Infantry Brigade 147th Infantry Regiment 148th Infantry Regiment 136th Machine Gun Battalion 62nd Field Artillery Brigade 134th Field Artillery Regiment (75 mm) 135th Field Artillery Regiment (75 mm) 136th Field Artillery Regiment (155 mm) 112th Trench Mortar Battery 134th Machine Gun Battalion 112th Engineer Regiment 112th Field Signal Battalion Headquarters Troop, 37th Division 112th Train Headquarters and Military Police 112th Ammunition Train 112th Supply Train 112th Engineer Train 112th Sanitary Train 145th, 146th, 147th, and 148th Ambulance Companies and Field Hospitals Total: 5,387 KIA: 794 WIA: 4,593 Brigadier General William R. Smith (26 August 1917) Major General Charles G. Treat (3 September 1917) Brigadier General William R. Smith (18 September 1917) Brigadier General Joseph A. Gaston (25 April 1918) Major General Charles S. Farnsworth (8 May 1918) Brigadier General William M. Fassett (5 December 1918) Major General Charles S. Farnsworth (10 December 1918) Brigadier General Steven W. Stepien (14 December 1918) Ordered into federal service: 15 October 1940 (National Guard Division from Ohio) Overseas: 26 May 1942 Campaigns: Northern Solomons, Battle of Luzon Distinguished Unit Citations: 9 Awards: Medals of Honor: 7 Distinguished Service Crosses: 116 Distinguished Service Medals: 4 Silver Stars: 1,008 Legions of Merit: 71 Soldier's Medals: 101 Bronze Stars: 6,807 Air Medals: 84 Commanders: Maj.
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