The Fourth New York Infantry Regiment lost 2 officers and 62 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 23 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.
It is honored by a monument at Antietam.
|Organized at New York City|
|May 2||Companies C, D, E, F, H and K mustered in for two years United States service|
|May 7||Companies A and G mustered in|
|May 9||Companies B and I mustered in|
|May 15||Alfred W. Taylor mustered in as colonel, John D. McGregor as lieutenant colonel and Captain William Jameson of Company H as major|
|June 3||Left State for Newport News, Va. and duty there. Attached to Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia|
|July 25||Moved to Baltimore, Md. and duty there and at Havre de Grace. Attached to Dix’s Command, Baltimore, Md.|
|June 5||Moved to Suffolk, Va., and duty there. Attached to Webber’s Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia|
|July 7-8||Colonel Taylor resigns. Lieutenant Colonel McGregor promoted to colonel (but not commissioned until October 10) and Major Jameson promoted to lieutenant colonel|
|September 8||Ordered to join 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac|
Battle of Antietam
Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel John D. McGregor.
From the monument:
Killed at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862
Co. A Color Sergt. A. Biering, Private John Byrnes, Private J. Corcoran, Private W. McManus;
Co. B. Capt. John S. Downs,1st Sergt. H. Pickham, Private J. McDonald, Private W.L. Norris, Private John Burns; Co. C. Capt. H. K. Chapman, Corporal H. Wolfe, Private James Price; Co. D. Private Philip Diehl, Private G. Frederick, Private F.H. Hausman, Private F. Wilbert; Co. E. Private Thomas Hickey, Private W. McKnight; Co. F Private F. Hermann, Private Saml. Fites; Co. G. Sergt. V.B. Carpenter, Corp. R. Aginton, Private Chas. Wolf, Private M. Hines, Private J. Stewart; Co. I Corporal E.J. Flagg, Private J. Blumenshein, Private Jas. Hunt, Private P. Riley, Private Phil Rudden, Private B. Gordon; Co. K. Sergt. S.T. Willetts, Corp. Joshua Smith, Private John Hughes, J.H. Sharrock
Lieutenants Lewis Eagleston, Edward Knoske, William Seton and William Wheeler were wounded.
|September 22||Moved to Harper’s Ferry, W. Va. and duty there|
|October 14||Captain Charles N. Kruger od Company D promoted to major|
|October 16-17||Reconnaissance to Charlestown|
|October 30-November 17||Advance up Loudoun Valley and movement to Falmouth, Va.|
Battle of Fredericksburg
The regiment lost 13 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, Colonel McGregor, Lieutenants William Savage and Willliam Scriber and 49 enlisted men wounded, and 6 men missing.
|January 20-24||“Mud March”, then at Falmouth|
|April 27-May 6||Chancellorsville Campaign|
Battle of Chancellorsville
The regiment elected to stay on past the expiration of its enliistement until the battle was done
|May 25||Mustered out under Colonel McGregor, Lieutenant Colonel Jameson and Major Kruger|