United States Regiments & Batteries > New Hampshire

The 4th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 3 officers and 82 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 5 officers and 194 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

September 18 Organized at Manchester and mustered in under Colonel Thomas J. Whipple
September 27-30 Moved to Washington, D.C. and attached to Casey’s Provisional Brigade, Army of the Potomac
October 9 To Annapolis, Md.
October 21-
November 7
Expedition to Port Royal, S.C., attached to Wright’s 3rd Brigade, Sherman’s South Carolina Expeditionary Corps
November 7 Capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor
November Duty at Hilton Head, S.C.
January 21-
March 2
Expedition to Florida
March 5 Occupation of Fernandina, Fla. Attached to District of Florida, Dept. of the South
March 12 to April 8 Occupation of Jacksonville, Fla. Companies E & F remain at Fernandina Provost duty
April 9 Regiment moved from Jacksonville to St. Augustine, Fla. and garrison duty
June 8 Cos. “B,” “H” and “K” moved to James Island, S.C., . Action on James Island June 10. Moved to Beaufort, S.C., June 12, and duty there until April, 1863
September 6 Regiment moved from St., Augustine, Fla., to Beaufort, S.C. attached to Brannan’s Brigade, District of Beaufort, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South
October 21-23 Expedition to Pocotaligo, S.C.
October 22 Action at Caston and Frampton’s Plantations, Pocotaligo
April 4-11 Expedition against Charleston.
April 17-28 Expedition to North Edisto River
April 29 Moved to Folly Island, S.C. Attached to United States Forces, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Corps
May-July Siege operations against Morris Island
June Assigned to 1st Brigade, United States Forces, Folly Island, S.C.
July Assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps
July 9-16 Expedition to James Island
July 16 Secessionville
July Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, S.C., and against Fort Sumter and Charleston. Attached to 1st Brigade, Morris Island, S.C.
September 7 Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg


January 17 Moved to Beaufort, S.C. Assigned to District of Beaufort, S.C.
February 20-22 Expedition to Whitmarsh Island.
February 23 Moved to Jacksonville, Fla. Assigned to Foster’s Brigade, Dodge’s Division, District of Florida
February 26 Return to Beaufort, S.C.
March-April Veterans on furlough. Non-Veterans at Beaufort.
April 12 Non-Veterans ordered to Gloucester Point, Va.
May 4-27 Butler’s operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
May 5 Capture of Bermuda Hundred and City Point
May 6-7 Chester Station
May 9-10 Swift Creek (or Arrowfield Church)
May 12-16 Operations against Fort Darling
May 14-16 Drewry’s Bluff
May 16-27 Bermuda Hundred
May 27-June 1 Moved to White House Landing, then to Cold Harbor. attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Corps, Army of the Potomac
June 1-12 Battles around Cold Harbor
June 15-19 Assault on Petersburg
June 16 Siege of Petersburg begins. Assigned to
June 23 to July 30 Duty in trenches before Petersburg 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Corps
July 30 Mine Explosion
August 13-20 Demonstration north of James River
August 14-18 Strawberry Plains
August 24-25 Bermuda Hundred
August 26 – September 25 Duty in trenches before Petersburg
September 18 Non-Veterans mustered out
September 28-30 New Market Heights, Chaffin’s Farm
October-November Duty on north side of the James, operating against Richmond
October 27-28 Fair Oaks
December 7-27 Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 24th Corps
January 7-15 2nd Expedition to Fort Fisher
January 15 Assault and capture of Fort Fisher
February 11 Sugar Loaf Battery
February 18 Fort Anderson
February 22 Capture of Wilmington
March 6-21 Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
March 22 Guard Railroad from Little Washington to Goldsboro
August 23 Mustered out