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Seventy-Eighth Division - National Army[edit | edit source]
- Nickname:Lighting Division
- Native Americans Serving with the Seventy-Eighth Division. NARA NAID 34394325
- Order of Battle of the United States Land Forces in the World War. American Expeditionary Forces. Division. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1931
Training[edit | edit source]
Troops Drawn[edit | edit source]
Selective Service (Draft) New York, New Jersey and Delaware
Training Camp in the United States[edit | edit source]
Overseas Service[edit | edit source]
- Date landed in France: May 18.,1918-June 12, 1918.
- French training area: Nielles-les-Blequin. Camp de Meucon.
- Date entered line: September 16, 1918. Limey Sector.
- Days in Quiet (17) and Active (21) Sectors. Total 38.
- Date sailed for home: May 24.1919.
Major Operations[edit | edit source]
- St. Mihiel (reserve)
- Battle Participation of Organizations of the American Expeditionary Forces pp. 30-31
Military Units attached to the Seventy-Eighth Division[edit | edit source]
154th Infantry Brigade
- 309th Infantry
- 310th Infantry
- 308th Machine Gun Battalion
156th Infantry Brigade
- 311th Infantry
- 312th Infantry
- 309th Machine Gun Battalion
153rd Field Artillery Brigade
- 307th Field Artillery
- 308th Field Artillery
- 309th Field Artillery
- 303rd Trench Mortar Battery
- 307th Machine Gun Battalion
- 303rd Engineers
- 303rd Field Signal Battalion
- HQ Troop
- 303rd Train HQ and Military Police
- 303rd Ammunition Train
- 303rd Supply Train
- 303rd Engineer Train
- 303rd Sanitary Train (Ambulance Companies and Field Hospitals309-312
Unit Histories[edit | edit source]
- Thomas F. Meehan. History of the Seventy-Eighth Division in the World War,1917-1919.New York:Dodd,Mead and Company, 1921.
- History of the 307th Field Artillery September 6, 1917-May 16, 1919.
- Joseph P. Roth and Robert L. Wheeler, comps. History Company E 303 Engineers of the 78th Division,1917-1919. New York: John P. Smith Print, 1919
Casualties and Replacements[edit | edit source]
- Battle Deaths: 1,384
- Wounded: 5,861
- Replacements: 3,190
- Strengths 13 Nov 1918:19,762
FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]
Related FamilySearch Historical Record Collections[edit | edit source]
- United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
- United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940
- United States, World War I American Expeditionary Forces Deaths, 1917-1919
Related FamilySearch Wiki Articles[edit | edit source]
- Beginning United States World War I Research
- United States World War I Infantry Divisions
- World War I American Expeditionary Forces Table of Organization, 1917-1919
- World War I United States Military Records, 1917 to 1918
Related Websites[edit | edit source]
- The National WWI Museum and Memorial Kansas City, MO.
- United States World War One Centennial Commission