4th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry (Union)

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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.  
  
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*Company A - Most of the men from Huntsville, [[Scott County, Tennessee|Scott County]].
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*Company B - Most of the men from [[Greene County, Tennessee|Greene]] and [[Sullivan County, Tennessee|Sullivan Counties]].
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*Company C -
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*Company D -
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*Company E -
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*Company F -
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*Company G -
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*Company H - Men from 1st and 3rd Congressional Districts.
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*Company I - Most men from the 3rd Congressional District.
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*Company K - Men from 1st and 3rd Congressional Districts.
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*Company L - Most of the men from the 3rd Congressional District.
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*Company M
  
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<ref>Tennesseans in the Civil War, [http://www.tngenweb.org/civilwar/usacav/usa4cav.html 4th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, USA], (accessed 4 Jan 2012).</ref>
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

Revision as of 00:50, 5 January 2012

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Contents

Brief History

4th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry was organized at Nashville, Tennessee, February 9, 1863. It mustered out July 12, 1865.[1]


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.

  • 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.
  • Company M

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Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Tennessee 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.
  • Tennessee in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Tennessee, 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.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Tennesseans in the Civil War, 4th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, USA, (accessed 4 Jan 2012).