4th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry (Union)
The 4th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry was organized at Nashville, Tenn., February 9, 1863. The Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 24 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 205 Enlisted men by disease. Total 234.
Colonel R. M. Edwards
Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Montgomery Thornburgh
Attached to post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps. Dept. of the Tennessee, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1864. Districts of Nashville and North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to May, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, West Missisippi, to July, 1865.
Duty at Camp Spear, Nashville, Tenn., till August, 1863. Green Hill June l4. Ordered to Carthage, Tenn., August 30. Duty there, at Murfreesboro and Nashville, Tenn., till December. Action at Friendship Church September 29. Expedition to Memphis, Tenn., December 28-January 4, 1864. Moved to Colliersville January 14. Smith's Expedition to Okolona, Miss., February 11-26. Coldwater February 11. Holly Springs February 12. Near Okolona February 18. West Point February 20-21. Prairie Station February 21. Okolona and Tallahatchie River February 22. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., February 27, and duty there till June. Duty on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad and in District of North Alabama till July. Decatur, Ala., June 1. (A detachment at Decatur, Ala., till October, 1864.) Sand Mountain July -. Rousseau's Raid from Decatur to West Point & Montgomery Railroad July 10-22. Near Coosa River July 13. Greenpoint and Ten Island Ford, Coosa River July 14. Opetika, Chehaw Station, and near Auburn July 18. Siege of Atlanta, Ga., till August 5. Scouts to England Cove, Tenn., July 7-9 and July 12-18 (Detachments). McCook's Raid on Atlanta & West Point Railroad July 27-31. Near Campbellton July 28. Lovejoy Station July 29. Clear Creek and near Newnan July 31. Chattahoochie River July 31. Ordered to Decatur, Ala., August 5. Near Pond Springs, Ala., August 9 (Detachment). Expedition from Decatur to Moulton August 17-20. Near Pond Springs August 18-19 (Detachment). Rousseau's pursuit of Wheeler September 1-8. Operations against Forest in East Tennessee September 16-October 10. Action at Pulaski September 26-27. At Nashville, Tenn., till December. Action at Owen's Cross Roads December 1. Demonstration on Murfreesboro December 5-7. Wilkinson's Cross Roads near Murfreesboro December 7. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Hollow Tree Gap, Franklin and West Harpeth River December 17. Franklin December 18. Rutherford Creek December 19. Lynnville December 23. Anthony's Hill December 25. Sugar Creek December 25-26. Hillsboro December 29. Near Leighton December 30. Narrows January 2, 1865. Thorn Hill January 3. At Gravelly Springs till February. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to New Orleans, La., and Mobile Bay, Ala., February 11-March 23. Campaign against Mobile and its defences March 26-April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Ordered to Mobile April 27. Expedition from Spring Hill, Ala., to Baton Rouge May 8-22. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., May 27. Garrison duty at Johnsonville till July. Mustered out July 12, 1865.
The roster of this unit contains the names of 1940 men.
Company A - Most of the men from Huntsville, Scott County.
Company B - Most of the men from Greene and Sullivan Counties.
Company C -
Company D -
Company E -
Company F -
Company G -
Company H - Men from 1st and 3rd Congressional Districts.
Company I - Most men from the 3rd Congressional District.
Company K - Men from 1st and 3rd Congressional Districts.
Company L - Most of the men from the 3rd Congressional District.
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