4th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (Union)
The 4th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry was organized at Camp Garber, near Flat Lick, Ky., November, 1861, to March, 1862.
Attached to 25th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862.
Regiment reorganized at Nashville, Tenn., May, 1863. Ordered to Lebanon May 22. Attached to District of North Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, District of Nashville, Dept. of the Cumberland, January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 12th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, to August, 1865.
Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28-June 18, 1862. Moved to Cumberland Ford April. Skirmishes at Big Creek Gap June 11-12 and 15. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18 to September 17. Expedition to Pine Mountain September 6-10. Big Creek Gap September 7. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenupsburg, Ky., September 17-October 3. At Gallipolis, Ohio, and operations in Kanawha Valley, W. Va., till November. Designation of Regiment changed to 1st Tennessee Cavalry November 1, 1862 (which see).
After the reorgahization: Duty in District of North Central Kentucky to September, 1863, and in District of Nashville, Tenn., till April, 1864. Ordered to McMinnville September 9, 1863. Action at McMinnville October 3 (Captured). At Nashville and Knoxville, Tenn., till April, 1864. Action at Holston River February 20, 1864. Near Greenville February 21-22. Moved to Loudon April 12. Duty at Loudon, Kingston, Knoxville and Cumberland Gap and in District of East Tennessee till August, 1865. Scouts from Kingston to England Cove July 7-9 and July 12-18, 1864. Mustered out August 2, 1865.
The roster of this unit contains the names of 1080 men.
Company A - Men from 1st Congressional District, mainly Greene and Cocke Counties.
Company B - Men from 1st Congressional District.
Company C - Enrolled at Greeneville, Greene County, with men from 3rd Congressional District.
Company D - Men from 1st and 3rd Con-gressional Districts.
Company E - Enrolled at Greeneville, Greene County, with men from 1st Congressional Dis-trict.
Company F - Enrolled at Greeneville, Greene County, with men from 1st Congressional District
Company G - Men from 1st Congressional District.
Company H - This company was not fully organized until 1865, composed of a detachment from the 1st Congressional District.
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