51st Infantry Division (United States)
|51st Infantry Division|
51st Infantry Division shoulder sleeve insignia
|Branch||United States Army|
Original Organization Date: 11 September 1946 with headquarters at Tampa, Florida. In the post-World War II restructuring of the National Guard a number of new divisions were organized. Among these was the 51st Infantry Division, composed of National Guardsmen from Florida and South Carolina.
Organization on September 11th, 1946
|Division Headquarters||Tampa, Florida||Maj. Gen. Sumter L. Lowry|
|211th Infantry Regiment||Miami, Florida||Col. Robert A. Ballard|
|116th Field Artillery Battalion||Tampa, Florida||Lt. Col. George N. Sagin|
The 51st Infantry Division never served on active federal duty and was inactivated in 1963.
Source: Wilson, John B. (1997). Maneuver and Firepower: The Evolution of Divisions and Separate Brigades. Washington, DC: Center of Military History.
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- Collins, Vivian (1946). Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Florida. Florida National Guard. p. 11.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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