The Tennessee 4th Infantry Regiment was organized May 15,1861 in the Provisional Army of Tennessee. It was transferred to Confederate service in August,1861 and reorganized April 25,1862. The 4th was consolidated with the 5th Tennessee Infantry Regiment in December,1862 and formed part of Company D, 3rd Consolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment on April 9,1865. It was paroled in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Rufus Neely, Otho French Strahl, Andrew J.Kellar
Otho French Strahl,Andrew J.Kellar,Luke Finlay
John Henry,Luke Finlay,Henry Hampton Assignments:
River Brigade, under Brigadier General John L. T. Sneed, Provisional Army of Tennessee.
Major General John P. Mc Cown's Division.
Brigadier General Charles Clark's Division, Brigadier General Alexander P. Stewart's Brigade.
Cheatham's Division of Polk's Corps.
Stewart's Division, Major General John C. Breckinridge's Corps. Battles:
• Battle of Shiloh, April 6-7, 1862
• Seige of Corinth
• Battle of Perryville, Kentucky October 8, 1862
• Battle of Murfreesboro December 31, 1862
• Battle of Chickamauga September 19th and 20th, 1863
• Missionary Ridge November 26, 1863
• Retreat to Dalton, Georgia
• Dug Gap
• Mill Creek Gap
• Ellsbury Mountain
• Kennesaw Mountain
• The seige of Atlanta
• Battle of Jonesboro
• Spring Hill November 29
• Franklin November 30
• At Nashville, December 15, 1864
• Bentonville, North Carolina Rosters:
The roster of this unit contains the names of 1792 men.
Company A "The Shelby Grays." Men from Shelby County. James Somerville, Thomas Francis
Company B "The Pillow Guards."Men from Hardeman County. James Fentress, M.H.Vernon, A.T.McNeal
Company C "The Wigfall Grays."Men from Shelby County. R.P.Bateman, F.M.Hammond, W.T.Cargil
Company D "The Raleigh Volunteers."Men from Shelby County. Andrew J.Kellar,John Onley.
Company E "The Harris Guards."Men from Obion County. James Dean,Sampson Maxey.
Company F "The West Tennessee Rifles."Men from Gibson County Robert White,Joseph Lett,Oscar Gilchrist.
Company G "The Lauderdale Invincibles."Men from Lauderdale County. John Sutherland,William Wheeler.
Company H "The Tennessee Guards."Men from Shelby County. Benjamin White,Henry Hampton,James Sannoner.
Company I "The Tipton Rifles."Men from Tipton County. John Turner,John Barrett.
Company K "The Dyer Guards."Men from Dyer County. Henry Fowlkes,John Lauderdale. Bibliography for Research: