4th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry
|4th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry|
|Active||September 26, 1861 to June 14, 1865|
Battle of Shiloh
Siege of Corinth
Battle of Coffeeville
The 4th Illinois Cavalry was mustered into service at Ottawa, Illinois on September 26, 1861.
It was consolidated with 12th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry on June 14, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 38 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 4 officers and 192 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 234 fatalities.
- Colonel Theophilus Lyle Dickey - resigned February 16, 1863
- Colonel Martin R. M. Wallace - mustered out November 3, 1864
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unilcav1.htm#4th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
- http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/f&s/cav004-fs.htm Illinois in the Cvil war website after Illinois Adjutant General's muster rolls
- "A Horse to Live and a Greyhound to Die: Early Civil War Experiences of Robert and James Thompson" by Bruce Makoto Arnold
- Home of the 4th Illinois Cavalry by: Ronald Roy Wallace
- The Civil War Archive
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