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West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1st Infantry Regiment

1791 1991

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
1. 1st Infantry Regiment Marker
Inscription.
constituted March 3, 1791
War of 1812
Indian Wars
Mexican War
Civil War
Spanish-American War
Philippine Insurrection
World War II
Vietnam

“Always first”

200 years of service to the nation
in war and peace
Dedicated by the soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 1st Infantry

[ Back of Marker : ]
1st Battalion,
1st Infantry,
Serving with distinction
at West Point, New York
since 1956
2nd Battalion,
1st Infantry,
serving with distinction
at Fort Lewis,
Washington since 1972

 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 41° 22.681′ N, 73° 57.898′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Wilson Road and Hawkins Place, on the left when traveling south on Wilson Road. Touch for map. Marker is located at the US Military Academy, in front of DPTMS building 621. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Hall (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buffalo Soldiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Thayer Gate (approx.
Back of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
2. Back of Marker
0.2 miles away); Buffalo Soldier Field (approx. mile away); Iranian Hostage Reunion (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Army Mule (approx. 0.4 miles away); Capt. Molly Corbin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Abrams Gate (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
More about this marker. The emblem of the 1st Infantry Regiment appears at the top of the marker.
 
Categories. Military
 
Marker at the US Military Academy image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2011
3. Marker at the US Military Academy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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