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84 Infantry Division (USA)

84th Infantry Division (USA)

"Railsplitter Division"

"Lincoln Division"

 

During World War I the 84th Division was referred to as the "Lincoln" division because it was primarily made up of National Guard [i.e., National Army] units from Illinois, Kentucky, and Indiana--the Lincoln states. Its original insignia was a red ax on a white background within a red circle, with the name "Lincoln" above the ax and the number "84" below it.

The present insignia consists of a white ax splitting a white rail on a red circular background. Both insignias recall President Lincoln's youthful use of the ax. With the addition of a split rail, the division adopted the new nickname of "Railsplitters".

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Arendsee, Germany
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Bad Nenndorf, Germany
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Baillonville, Belgium
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Barvaux, Belgium
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Beetzendorf, Germany
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Blier, Belgium
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Burgdorf, Germany
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Colleville-sur-Mer, France
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Dulken, Germany
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Eygelshoven, Netherlands
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Gulpen, Netherlands
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Hannover, Germany
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Harze, Belgium
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Herford, Germany
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Krefeld, Germany
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Lembeck, Germany
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Lerbeck, Germany
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Lindern, Germany
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Marche, Belgium
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