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4th Regiment, Delaware Infantry

Organized at Wilmington, Del., June to November, 1862. Ordered to Baltimore, Md., September, 1862. Attached to Defences of Baltimore, 8th Army Corps, Middle Dept., to December, 1862. Busteed's Independent Brigade, 4th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1863. King's Independent Brigade, 4th Army Corps, to June, 1863. Unattached, 4th Army Corps, to July. Unassigned, King's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to January, 1864. Tyler's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

Duty in the Defences of Baltimore, Md., till December, 1862. Ordered to Yorktown, Va., arriving there December 28, and duty there till July, 1863. Expedition from Gloucester Point to Gloucester Court House April 7, 1863. Reconnoissance from Gloucester Point to Hickory Fork April 12. Expedition from Gloucester Point into Matthews County May 19-22. Expedition from Yorktown to Walkerton and Aylett's June 4-5. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7. Baltimore Store July 2. Moved to Washington, D. C., July 8-14, and duty in the defences of that city and at Centreville and Fairfax Station till October, 1863. Guard Orange & Alexandria R. R. till November 16. Ordered to Delaware November 16. Duty in the District of Alexandria, Va., till May, 1864. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac in the field May, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May 29-June 15. Totopotomoy May 29-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Reserve, Weldon R. R., August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 1. Yellow House October 1-3. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Warren's Raid on Weldon R. R. December 7-12. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Lewis Farm , near Gravelly Run, March 29. White Oak Road March 30. Gravelly Run March 31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Washington, D. C., May 1-12. Grand review May 23. Mustered out June 3, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 80 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 79 Enlisted men by disease. Total 164.
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