The 4th Rhode Island Infantry Regiment lost 5 officers and 68 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 67 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.


  Organized at Providence
October 2 Left State for Washington, D.C.
October – November At Camp Casey attached to Casey’s Provisional Division, Army Potomac
October 30 Mustered in
November 28 At Camp California attached to Howard’s Brigade, Sumner’s Division, Army of the Potomac
December 14 At Edsall’s Hill, Defences of Washington, D.C. assigned to Parke’s 3rd Brigade, Burnside’s Expeditionary Corps


January 3 Moved to Annapolis, Md.
January 7-
February 8
Burnside’s Expedition to Hatteras Inlet and Roanoke Island, N. C.
February 9 Battle of Roanoke Island
February Duty at Roanoke Island
March 11-13 Advance on New Berne
March 14 Battle of New Berne
March 23-April 26 Siege of Fort Macon. Atached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Dept. of North Carolina
April 25-26 Bombardment and capture of Fort Macon
May-June Duty at Beaufort and New Berne
July 6-8 Moved to Newport News, Va. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac
August 3-6 To Fredericksburg
August 31-September 3 Moved to Brook’s Station, then to Washington, D.C.
September Maryland Campaign
September 14 Battle of South Mountain
September 16-17 Antietam
September-October Duty in Pleasant Valley, Md.
October 30-November 19 Advance to Falmouth, Va.
December 12-15 Battle of Fredericksburg


January Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps
January 20-24 “Mud March”
February 8 Moved to Newport News, Va.
March 13 To Suffolk
April 12-May 4 Siege of Suffolk. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia
May 4 Nansemond River
une 9-13 Reconnoissance to the Chickahominy
June 24-July 8 Dix’s Peninsula Campaign, attached to 3rd Brigade, Getty’s Division at Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
July 1-7 Expedition from White House to South Anna River
July Duty at Portsmouth


January Attached to 3rd Brigade, Heckman’s Division, Portsmouth, Va.
March 1 At Norfolk
April 1 At Point Lookout, Md., guarding prisoners. Attached to District of St. Mary’s Point, Lookout, Md.
July 16 Ordered to Petersburg, Va. and attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac
July to October Siege of Petersburg
July 30 Mine Explosion, Petersburg
August 18-21 Weldon Railroad
September 29-October 2 Poplar Springs Church
October 15 Old members mustered out. Veterans and Recruits consolidated with 7th Rhode Island Infantry.