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Minnesota 4th Volunteer Infantry (Union)

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Regiment mustered in on October 1st, 1861. Regiment mustered out of service on July 19th, 1865.

Notable Battles:

  • Iuka fought on September 19th, 1862 near Tishomingo County, Mississippi
  • Battle of Corinth fought on October 3rd, 1862 - October 4th, 1862 near Corinth, Mississippi
  • Port Gibson fought on May 1st, 1863 near Claiborne County, Mississippi
  • Raymond fought on May 12th, 1863 near Hinds County, Mississippi
  • Champion Hill fought on May 16th, 1863 near Hinds Co
  • Vicksburg fought on May 18th, 1863 - July 4th, 1863 near Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • Bentonville fought on March 19th, 1865 - March 21st, 1865 near Bentonville, NC

Regiment was made up of:

  • Company A
  • Company B
  • Company C
  • Company D
  • Company E
  • Company F
  • Company G
  • Company H
  • Company I
  • Company K
  • Company F&S (Field and Staff)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

  • (Captain, December 1861 - January 1862; Chaplain, January 1862 - October 1864)
  • Baxter, Luther L (Major, April 1862 - October 1862)
  • Baxter, Luther L. (Major, April 1862 - October 1862)
  • Collins, Francis E. (Quartermaster Sergeant, October 1861 - November 1861; Quatermaster Sergeant, November 1861 - April 1863)
  • Cross, Elisha W. (Assistant Surgeon/Surgeon, December 1861 - July 1863; Surgeon, July 1863 - December 1863)
  • Davis, James (Musician, November 1861 - March 1864)
  • Demers, Frank S (Sergeant Major, January 1862 - November 1864; Corporal/Second Lieutenant/Sergeant Major, November 1864 - June 1865; First Lieutenant, June 1865 - July 1865)
  • Edson, James C. (Captain, October 1861 - February 1864; Major, February 1864 - November 1864; Lieutenant Colonel, November 1864 - July 1865)
  • Fredenburg, Jeremiah (Corporal/Commissary Sergeant, October 1861 - July 1865)
  • Hunt, Thomas Benjamin (First Lieutenant, January 1862 - November 1862)
  • Kimball, Wilbur S. (Principal Musician, September 1864 - July 1865)
  • Kittredge, William T (Sergeant Major, December 1862 - 1863)
  • Lambert, George M D (Assistant Surgeon/Hospital Steward, November 1861 - January 1862; First Lieutenant, March 1864 - December 1864; Assistant Surgeon/Hospital Steward/First Lieutenant, December 1864 - July 1865)
  • Marcyes, Hiram (Principal Musician, October 1861 - July 1865)
  • Murphy, Dennison M.G. (First Lieutenant, May 1863 - May 1864; Captain, May 1864 - July 1865)
  • Porter, Daniel W. (Major, March 1863 - October 1864; Sergeant Major, October 1864 - July 1865)
  • Primbs, Charles (Corporal, November 1861 - ?)
  • Sanborn, John Benjamin (Colonel, January 1862 - August 1863; Brevet Major-gen/Full Brig-gen/Full Colonel/Major General/Colonel, February 1865 - April 1866)
  • Savidge, Charles H. (Chaplain, December 1864 - July 1865)
  • Thomas, Minor T. (^Lieutenant Colonel, ? - April 1861; Colonel/Second Lieutenant, April 1861 - October 1861; Colonel/Full 1st Lieut/Full Lieutenant Colonel, August 1862 - March 1865)
  • Tourtellotte, John E (^Lieutenant Colonel, August 1862 - October 1864; Colonel, October 1864 - March 1865; Brigadier General/Colonel, March 1865 - June 1865; Brevet Brig-gen/Captain/Full Captain/Full Colonel/Full Lieutenant Colonel/Full Private, July 1866 - ?)
  • Wedel, Henry R. (Assistant Surgeon/Major & Surgeon, December 1861 - January 1865; Surgeon, January 1865 - ?)
  • Welch, Abraham Edwards (%Major, ? - April 1861; Major/First Lieutenant, January 1862 - February 1864)
  • Wellman, Leverett R. (Major, June 1865 - July 1865)
  • Wilson, Thomas Perry (Comm Sergeant, December 1861 - April 1863)
  • Woodward, Frederick S (Commissary Sergeant, April 1862 - April 1865)