Constituted 18 July 1917 as the 29th Division.
Organized 25 August 1917 at Camp McClellan, Alabama.
Inactivated 30 May 1919 at Camp Dix, New Jersey.
Activated 28 January 1926 with headquarters at Washington, District of Columbia.
Ordered into active federal service 3 February 1941 at Washington, District of Columbia.
Reorganized and redesignated 12 March 1942 as the 29th Infantry Division.
Inactivated 17 January 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey.
Activated 23 October 1946 with headquarters at Norfolk, Virginia.
COMMANDERS IN COMBAT
Major General Charles H. Gerhardt - Assumed command July 1943
ORDER OF BATTLE
Headquarters, 29th Infantry Division
Headquarters Company, 29th Infantry Division
29th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop
121st Engineer Combat Battalion
115th Infantry Regiment
116th Infantry Regiment
175th Infantry Regiment
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Division Artillery
110th Field Artillery Battalion
111th Field Artillery Battalion
224th Field Artillery Battalion
227th Field Artillery Battalion
Headquarters, Special Troops
104th Medical Battalion
729th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
29th Signal Company
29th Quartermaster Company
WORLD WAR II CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION
Normandy (with arrowhead), Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe