Creator

Date Original

1933

Description

This collection contains the thirty-fifth anniversary history of the 153rd Infantry of Arkansas National Guard.

Biographical/Historical Note

The 153rd Infantry, Arkansas National Guard, was organized in 1898 as the First Infantry, Arkansas State Guard. In 1907, the regiment was redesignated the First Infantry, Arkansas National Guard. The regiment remained in the service of the state until June 1917, when it was mustered into federal service for service on the Mexican border. It served there during the disturbances of 1916-1917 and was mustered out in February 1917. The regiment was mustered again into federal service for World War I and redesignated the 153rd Infantry of the 39th Division. The infantry served overseas during World War I, but did not engage in combat. It was disbanded at Camp Beauregard, Louisiana, in January 1919.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.076.004

Resource Type

Text

Collection

History of the 153rd Infantry, Arkansas National Guard, SMC.076.004

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

History of the 153rd Infantry, Arkansas National Guard, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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