4th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (3 months, 1861) (Union)

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Brief History

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.

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