4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment



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Organized at Cincinnati, Lima, St. Maryes and Camp Dennison, Ohio, August to November, 1861.
Moved to Camp Dennison, Ohio, November 23, 1861
Jeffersonville, Ind., December 5, 1861
Bacon Creek, Ky., December 27, 1861.
Attached to 3rd Division, Army Ohio, to October. 1862.
2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army Ohio, to November, 1862.
2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863.
2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to March, 1863.
2nd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864.
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to August, 1865.

SERVICE: 1862

Action at Roan's Tan Yard, Silver Creek, Mo., January 8, 1862.
Advance on Bowling Green, Ky., February 10-15, 1862.
Occupation of Bowling Green February 15.
Occupation of Nashville, Tenn., February 23 Action near Nashville March 8-9
Camp Jackson March 24
Reconnaissance to Shelbyville, Tullahoma and McMinnville March 25-28
Capture of Huntsville, Ala., April 11
Bridgeport, Ala., April 23
West Bridge, near Bridgeport, April 29
Shelbyville Road April 24
Tuscumbia April 25
Bolivar April 28
Pulaski May 11
Watkins' Ferry May 2
Athens May 8
Fayetteville May 14
Elk River May 20
Fayetteville May 26
Whitesburg, Ala., May 29
Huntsville June 4-5
Winchester, Tenn., June 10
Battle Creek June 21
Huntsville July 2
Stevenson, Ala., July 28
Bridgeport August 27 (Detachment)
Fort McCook, Battle Creek, August 27 (Detachment)
March to Louisville in pursuit of Bragg August 28-September 26
Huntsville September 1
Tyree Springs September 13
Glasgow, Ky., September 18
Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-10
Bardstown Pike, near Mt. Washington, October 1
Frankfort October 9
Pursuit of Bragg from Perryville to Loudon October 10-22
Lexington October 17-18
Bardstown and Pittman's Cross Roads October 19
Lawrenceburg October 25
Sandersville, Tenn., November 6
Reconnaissance from Rural Hill December 20
Near Nashville, Tenn., December 24
Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30
Franklin December 26
Wilkinson's Cross Roads December 29
Near Murfreesboro December 29-30.
Overall's Creek December 31, 1862

  • Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862
  • 1863

  • Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862

  • Insane Asylum January 3, 1863
    Shelbyville Pike January 5
    Expedition to Auburn, Liberty and Alexandria February 3-5
    Bradysville March 1
    Expedition toward Columbia March 4-14
    Rutherford Creek March 10-11
    Expedition from Murfreesboro to Auburn, Liberty, Snow Hill, etc., April 2-6
    Smith's Ford April 2
    Snow Hill, Woodbury and Liberty April 3
  • Franklin April 10

  • Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30
    Reconnaissance to Lavergne May 12
    Expedition to Middleton and skirmishes May 21-22
    Near Murfreesboro June 3
    Expedition to Smithville June 4-5
    Snow Hill June 4
    Smithville June 5
  • Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7

  • Morris Ford, Elk River, July 2
    Kelly's Ford July 2
    Expedition to Huntsville July 13-22
    Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16
    Passage of Cumberland Mountains - Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22
    Reconnaissance from Stevenson, Ala., to Trenton, Ga., August 28-31
    Alpine, Ga., September 3 and 8
    Reconnaissance from Alpine toward Lafayette September 10
  • Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-21

  • Operations against Wheeler and Roddy September 30-October 17
    McMinnville October 4
    Farmington October 7
    Sim's Farm, near Shelbyville, October 7
    Farmington October 9
    Maysville, Ala., November 4
    Winchester November 22
    Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27
  • Raid on East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad November 24-27

  • Charleston November 26
    Cleveland November 27
    March to relief of Knoxville, Tenn., November 28-December 8
    Charleston, Tenn., December 28 (Detachment)
    Expedition to Murphey, N. C., December 6-11

    1864

    Expedition from Scottsboro, Ala., toward Rome, Ga., January 25-February 5, 1864
    Ringgold, Ga., February 8
  • Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27

  • Near Dalton February 23-24
    Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap and Rocky Faced Ridge February 24-25
    Scout to Dedmon's Trace April 10
    Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8, 1864
    Courtland Road, Ala., May 26
    Pond Springs, near Courtland, May 27
    Moulton May 28-29
    Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2
    McAffee's Cross Roads June 11
    Noonday Creek June 15-19 and 27
    Near Marietta June 23
  • Assault on Kenesaw June 27

  • Nickajack Creek July 2-5
    Rottenwood Creek July 4
    Chattahoochie River July 5-17.
    Alpharetta July 10
    Garrard's Raid to Covington July 22-24
    Siege of Atlanta July 24-August 15
    Garrard's Raid to South River July 27-31
    Flat Rock Bridge and Lithonia July 28
    Kilpatrick's Raid around Atlanta August 18-22
    Red Oak and Flint River August 19
  • Jonesborough August 19
  • Lovejoy Station August 20

  • Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2
    Sandtown September 1
    Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., September 21
    Thence to Louisville November 8, and duty there until January, 1865
    Moved to Gravelly Springs, Ala., January 12, and duty there until March
    Wilson's Raid to Macon, Ga., March 22-April 2
  • Selma April 2

  • Montgomery April 12
    Macon April 20. Duty at Macon until May 23, and at Nashville, Tenn., until July
    Mustered out July 15, 1865

    Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 50 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 169 Enlisted men by disease. Total 225.

    Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)