The Civil War in Georgia



Georgia 4th Infantry Regiment
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HISTORICAL NOTES:

    The Albany Patriot, dated 25 APR 1861, has the following notice:
    	
    1.  Macon Co. Volunteers, Capt. Brothers, Oglethorpe PO
    2.  Southern Rifles        "  Curley, Talbotton "
    3.  Glover Guards           "  Bartlett, Monticells "
    4   Twiggs Volunteers       "  Tolson, Gordon   "
    5.  Albany Guards          [ Rust, Albany "
    6.  Lagrange Guards        " Smith, LaGrange  "
    7.  Toom's Volunteers      "  Hayes, Calthoun "
    8.  Sumber Light Guards    " Johnson, Americus "
    9.  West Point Light Guards  "  Matthews, West Point."
    10  Baldwin Blues           "  Doles, Milledgeville
    
    To be mustered in at Augusta, rendevous at Richmond, Va., and elect officers.

    On the 13th of June 1862 this regiment was on picket duty on the Williamsburg Turnpike about six miles from Richmond, and was attacked by a scouting party of the enemy. A brisk skirmish ensued on the left of this regiment in which the enemy lost seven killed, thirteen wounded and one captured. Our loss was none. On the 25th of June while on picket duty, we were attacked by the enemy early in the morning. Considerable skirmishing ensued, which kept up all day and in the evening became general along the line, when we charged the enemy, driving him back with great slaughter. Our loss was seven killed, five missing, and forty wounded. On the 27th of June 1862, the regiment left camp, advanced and marched in pursuit of the enemy and on the 30th was present, but did not engage in the action at Frazier's Farm, Va.

    The actions and skirmishes in which this regiment was engaged during the month have been reported to Brigade Headquarters and no notice or acknowledgement has been received therefrom.

FIELD OFFICERS:

    Doles, George - Colonel
    Cook, Philip - Colonel
    Willis, William H. - Colonel
    Mathews, John J. - Lieutenant
    Cook, Philip - Lieutenant
    Whitehead, Clarles L. - Major
    Jordan, William F. - Major
    Smith, Robert S. - Major
    Nash, Edwin A. - Major

ASSIGNMENTS:

    Walkers Brigade, Department of North Carolina (April - June 1862)
    Ripley's Brigade, D. H. Hill's Division, Army of Northern Virginia (June - September 1862)
    Ripley's-Doles'-Cook's Brigade, D. H. Hill's_Rodes' Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia (September 1862 - June 1864)
    Cook's Brigade, Rodes'-Grimes' Division, Valley District, Department of Northern Virginia (June - December 1864)
    Cook's Brigade, Grimes' Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia (December 1864 - April 1865)

BATTLES:

    Near Seven Pines (skirmish) - June 15, 1862
    Seven Days Battles - June 25 - July 1, 1862
    Beaver Dam Creek - June 26, 1862
    Gaines' Mill - June 27, 1862
    Malvern Hill - July 1, 1862
    South Mountain - September 14, 1862
    Antietan - September 17, 1862
    Fredericksburg - December 13, 1862
    Chancellorsville - May 11-14, 1863
    Gettysburg - July 1-3, 1863
    Bristoe Campaign - October 1863
    Mine Run Campaign - November - December 1863
    The Wilderness - May 5-6 1864
    Spotsylvania Court House - May 8-21, 1864
    North Anna - May 23-26, 1864
    Cold Harbor - June 1-3, 1864
    Lynchburg Campaign - May - June 1864
    Monocacy - July 9, 1864
    3rd Winchester - September 19, 1864
    Fisher's Hill - September 22, 1864
    Cedar Creek - October 19, 1864
    Petersburg Siege - May - June 1864 - April 1865
    Fort Stedman - March 25, 1865
    Appomattox Court House - April 9, 1865

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