4th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (3 months, 1861) (Union)
Organized at St. Louis, Mo., April 22, 1861. Capture of Camp Jackson, St. Louis, May 10. Moved to Bird's Point, Mo., May 21; thence to Cairo, Ill. Guard duty along Pacific Rallroad. Moved to Cairo, Ill., thence to St. Louis, Mo., and to Fulton, Mo. Mustered out July 30, 1861. The Colonel in charege was Nicholas Shittner.
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 - Captain George Dahmer
Company B - Captain George Riemann
Company C - Captain Frederick Schueddig
Company D - Captain George Hassfucther
Company E - Captain Theodore Fishback
Company F - Captain George Berg
Company G - Captain Charles Demny
Company H - Captain Phillip Frank
Company I - Captain Louis B. Hubbell
Company K - Captain Louis Rohrer (Roher)
Company L - Captain John Weber
Company M - Captain Robert M. Haney
The information about the counties is from Kenneth E. Weant's book, Civil War Records, Missouri Volunteer Infantry, Volume 1, Three Month Volunteer Regiments, 1-5 and Three Year Volunteer Regiments 1-3, (Arlington, Texas: K.E. Waant, c2011), pages 78-96. FHL book 977.8 M2wkv. Partial rosters are also included.
- Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 9 Dec. 2010) can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment.