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4th Cavalry Regiment
Civil War
First Regiment, German Cavalry; Dickel's Mounted Rifles; Lincoln Greens

History
The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.

While in the service, the regiment lost by death, killed in action, 4 officers, 40 enlisted men; died of wounds received in action, 1 officer, 12 enlisted men; died of disease and other causes, 3 officers, 54 enlisted men; total, 8 officers, 106 enlisted men; aggregate, 114; of whom 1 officer and 14 enlisted men died in the hands of the enemy.

Battles and Casualties Table from Phisterer

Historical Sketch

Monument at Gettysburg

Civil War Newspaper Clippings

Unit Roster

Further Reading
This is meant to be a comprehensive list. If, however, you know of a resource that is not listed below, please send an email to ng.ny.nyarng.list.historians@mail.mil with the name of the resource and where it is located. This can include photographs, letters, articles and other non-book materials. Also, if you have any materials in your possession that you would like to donate, the museum is always looking for items specific to New York's military heritage. Thank you.

Comerford, Michael (Commerford). Memoranda of Co. E, 4th New York Cavalry: Memoranda of Co. E, 4th New York Cavalry. 1864
36 pages. Donated by Tony Emanuel.

"The story of a Regiment [Fourth New York state volunteer cavalry]." United States army and navy journal II (1864/65) 84.

Cesnola, Luigi Palmi di. Ten months in Libby prison, by Louis Palma di Cesnola, late Colonel 4th N.Y. cavalry, [n. p., 186-] 7 p. 22.

Duganne, Augustine Joseph Hickey. The fighting Quakers, a true story of the war for our Union, by A. J. H. Duganne, with letters from the brothers to their mother and a funeral sermon, by Rev. O. B. Frothingham. By authority of the Bureau of military record. New York: J, P. Robens, 1866.

Parnell, William Russell. "Recollections of 1861." The United Service XIII (1885) 264- 70.

Teigen, Philip M. and Leon Z. Saunders. "'This Sorrowful War': A Veterinary Surgeon in the 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign." Veterinary Heritage V27 N2 (November 2004) 29-34.

 

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