4th Pennsylvania Infantry
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4th Pennsylvania Infantry Antietam
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4th Regiment Pennsylvania
Reserve Volunteer Corps
33rd Regt. in line 2nd Brigade
3rd Division. 1st Army Corps.
Organized June 10, 1861
Mustered out June 17, 1864.

The Regt. arrived on the field on the afternoon of September 16, 1862. Formed at this point on the morning of the 17th, advanced about 600 yards South and became engaged with Hood's Confederate Division.

Casualties at Antietam
Killed   5
Wounded   43
Total   48

Recruited Five Companies in Philadelphia, one company each in Montgomery, Chester, Monroe, Lycoming and Susquehanna Counties.

Battles participated in:
Dranesville, Va., December 20, 1861
Mechanicsville, Va., June 26, 1862
Gaines Mills, Va., June 27, 1862
Charles City Cross Roads, Va., June 30, 1862
Malvern Hill, Va., July 1, 1862
Gainesville, Va., August 28, 1862
Second Bull Run, Va., August 29 and 30, 1862
Chantilly, Va., September 1, 1862
South Mountain, Maryland, September 14, 1862
Antietam, Maryland, September 16 and 17, 1862
Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862
Princeton, W. Va., May 6, 1864
Bushey Mountain, W. Va., May 8, 1864
Cloyds Mountain, W. Va., May 9, 1864
New River Bridge, W. Va., May 10, 1864
Blacksburg, W. Va., May 11, 1864

Virtue, Liberty and Independence
Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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Organized at Harrisburg April 20, 1861. Moved to Philadelphia April 21. Occupation of Perryville, Md., April 22. Right Wing moved by boat to Annapolis, Md., April 23. Regiment moved to Washington, D.C., May 8, and camp near Bladensburg. Moved to Shutter's Hill, near Alexandria, June 24. Picket attack on Shutter's Hill July 1 (Co. "E"). Attached to 1st Brigade, Franklin's Heintzelman's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia. Advance on Manassas, Va.. July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Mustered out July 27, 1861.

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