The Civil War in the East

4th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment (3 months service)


The 4th (3 months) lost 1 enlisted man killed. A new 4th Massachusetts (9 months service) was formed in 1862 and served in the Western Theater.



April 17

Left Boston for Fortress Monroe, Va., on Steamer "State of Maine" for three months service

April 20

Arrived Fort Monroe, fatigue and garrison duty

May 27

To Newport News

June 9-10

Movement on Great Bethel

June 10

Battle of Big Bethel

July 15-17

Moved to Boston

July 22

Mustered out

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