Guard and contains units from Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina.Formed in 1917, the division quickly gained the nickname \"Blue and Gray\", reflecting on the fact that it comprised soldiers from states on both sides of the American Civil War. Deployed to France as a part of the American Expeditionary Force during World War I, the division saw intense combat in the final days of the war, and suffered heavy casualties. At the end of the war, it demobilized, though remained an active National Guard unit.World War I Meuse-Argonne 1917World War I Alsace 1918World War II Normandy (With Arrowhead) 1944World War II Northern France 1944World War II Rhineland 1945World War II Central Europe 1945
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