4th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (3 months, 1861)

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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
This regiment was organized at Harrisburg April 20, 1861. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>
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This regiment was organized at Harrisburg April 20, 1861. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
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*The Civil War archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unpainf1.htm#4th-3 4th Regiment Infantry (3 months)], (accessed 12 September 2012).<br>
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
 
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
  
Field and Staff Officers - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thofficers.html Roster]
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Field and Staff Officers - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thofficers.html Roster]  
  
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Regimental Band - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thband.html Roster]<br>Company A&nbsp;-&nbsp;Recruited&nbsp;at&nbsp;Norristown, Montgomery County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcoa.html Roster]
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Regimental Band - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thband.html Roster]<br>Company A&nbsp;-&nbsp;Recruited&nbsp;at&nbsp;Norristown, Montgomery County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcoa.html Roster]  
  
Company B -&nbsp;Recruited at &nbsp;Norristown, Montgomery County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcob.html Roster]
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Company B -&nbsp;Recruited at &nbsp;Norristown, Montgomery County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcob.html Roster]  
  
Company C -&nbsp;Recruited at &nbsp;Pottstown, Montgomery County&nbsp;- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcoc.html Roster]
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Company C -&nbsp;Recruited at &nbsp;Pottstown, Montgomery County&nbsp;- See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcoc.html Roster]  
  
Company D -&nbsp;Recruited at&nbsp; Norristown, Montgomery County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcod.html Roster]
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Company D -&nbsp;Recruited at&nbsp; Norristown, Montgomery County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcod.html Roster]  
  
Company E -&nbsp;Recruited at&nbsp; Norristown, Montgomery County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcoe.html Roster&nbsp;]
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Company E -&nbsp;Recruited at&nbsp; Norristown, Montgomery County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcoe.html Roster&nbsp;]  
  
Company F -&nbsp;Recruited at&nbsp; Media, Delaware County&nbsp; - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcof.html Roster]
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Company F -&nbsp;Recruited at&nbsp; Media, Delaware County&nbsp; - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcof.html Roster]  
  
Company G -&nbsp;Recruited at &nbsp;Lewisburg, Union County - See[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcog.html Roster&nbsp;]
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Company G -&nbsp;Recruited at &nbsp;Lewisburg, Union County - See[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcog.html Roster&nbsp;]  
  
Company H -&nbsp;Recruited at&nbsp;Bellefonte, Centre County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcoh.html Roster]
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Company H -&nbsp;Recruited at&nbsp;Bellefonte, Centre County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcoh.html Roster]  
  
Company I -&nbsp;Recruited at &nbsp;Norristown, Montgomery County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcoi.html Roster]
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Company I -&nbsp;Recruited at &nbsp;Norristown, Montgomery County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcoi.html Roster]  
  
Company K - Recruited at Norristown, Montgomery County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcok.html Roster]<br>
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Company K - Recruited at Norristown, Montgomery County - See [http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thcok.html Roster]<br>  
  
The data is from Bates' {{FHL|650530|item|disp=''History of Pennsylvania Volunteers'', Volume 1}}. <br>
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The data is from Bates' {{FHL|650530|item|disp=''History of Pennsylvania Volunteers'', Volume 1}}. <br>  
  
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,070 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=UPA0004RI Roster].
  
 
=== &nbsp;&nbsp;Other Sources  ===
 
=== &nbsp;&nbsp;Other Sources  ===
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*[[Pennsylvania in the Civil War|Pennsylvania in the Civil War]] describes many sources, specifically for Pennsylvania, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
 
*[[Pennsylvania in the Civil War|Pennsylvania in the Civil War]] describes many sources, specifically for Pennsylvania, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
  
*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>  
*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thorg.html Pennsylvania Roots].&nbsp; Gives history of organization of regiment and battles where this regiment was engaged.&nbsp; Also lists rosters.
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*[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/infantry/4th/4thorg.html Pennsylvania Roots].&nbsp; Gives history of organization of regiment and battles where this regiment was engaged.&nbsp; Also lists rosters.  
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*[http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg1-25Interface.htm Pennsylvania State Archives].&nbsp; Images of actual Company Rosters.
 
*[http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r19-65RegisterPaVolunteers/r19-65%20Reg1-25Interface.htm Pennsylvania State Archives].&nbsp; Images of actual Company Rosters.
  

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Contents

Brief History

This regiment was organized at Harrisburg April 20, 1861. [1]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Field and Staff Officers - See Roster

Regimental Band - See Roster
Company A - Recruited at Norristown, Montgomery County - See Roster

Company B - Recruited at  Norristown, Montgomery County - See Roster

Company C - Recruited at  Pottstown, Montgomery County - See Roster

Company D - Recruited at  Norristown, Montgomery County - See Roster

Company E - Recruited at  Norristown, Montgomery County - See Roster 

Company F - Recruited at  Media, Delaware County  - See Roster

Company G - Recruited at  Lewisburg, Union County - SeeRoster 

Company H - Recruited at Bellefonte, Centre County - See Roster

Company I - Recruited at  Norristown, Montgomery County - See Roster

Company K - Recruited at Norristown, Montgomery County - See Roster

The data is from Bates' History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, Volume 1.



The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,070 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

  Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Pennsylvania in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Pennsylvania in the Civil War describes many sources, specifically for Pennsylvania, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • Pennsylvania Roots.  Gives history of organization of regiment and battles where this regiment was engaged.  Also lists rosters.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).