The 15th Infantry Regiment Association

Dedicated to the members of the 15th Infantry Regiment
--past, present, and future

CAN DO
Celebrating 154 years of continuous service to our Army
The 15th Infantry traces our official Army lineage to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry constituted on 4 May 1861 by
General Order Number 33.  See our
history and visit one of the battlefields on which the Regulars served from 1862
to 1864 in the Army of the Cumberland.
©Copyright 2015 - 15th Infantry Regiment Association.  All rights reserved.
Regimental Dinner Scheduled for 12 June 2015
The Association will once again host a Regimental Dinner on 12 June 2015 at the Embassy Suites in
North Charleston, SC. The dinner is open to anyone wishing to attend. We'll have an entertaining mix of
music, colorful updates from the 1st and 3rd Battalions, and a little history. This will be a fun evening
and a great opportunity to visit with friends and old buddies and make new acquaintances. Two options
are available to register. Click
here for more information and to register and pay by check or online.
Objectives Of Our Association

To perpetuate and foster the history and traditions of the Regiment.
To provide opportunities for uniting past and present members of the Regiment into a close and cooperative alliance.
To promote morale and high esprit de corps among members of the Regiment.
To acquire and maintain a repository of Regimental historical memorabilia.
To assist in the maintenance of monuments dedicated to the 15th Infantry Regimental units.
1st Battalion Change of Command. The 1st Battalion conducted a change of command on
18 May 2015 at 1030 on Kelly Hill.   On a fine, hot, Can Do Day
LTC Fred Tanner, took command of the
Battalion. LTC Tanner comes to us from Ft. Bragg. We welcome LTC Tanner to the Can Do Family. The
outgoing Commander, LTC Scott Mueller, is enroute to Ft. Hood. We wish LTC Mueller and Family safe
travels and the best of luck in future assignments. Change of Command pictures will be posted soon.
                                                                   Happy Birthday - 15th Infantry
Monday, 4 May was the birthday of the 1st Battalion at Fort Benning and the 3rd Battalion at Fort Stewart. This is the anniversary of the
date that the War Department published General Order Number 33 resulting from the Presidential Proclamation for the call up of 42,034
Federal volunteers for the Civil War in 1861. Headquarters for our Reg't was initially established at what is today Wheeling, West Virginia.