TITLE

The Many Faces of The Old Guard

AUTHOR(S)
Parker, Brian K.
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Soldiers;May2006, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article offers information on the 3rd U.S. Infantry, also known as The Old Guard. The unit was created as the First American Regiment, which later became The Old Guard after the Paris Peace Treaty of 1783. The unit played an important role in the Mexican War in 1846. The mission of The Old Guard is to protect the U.S. capital and to pay final tribute to the nation's heroes.
ACCESSION #
22066712

 

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