4th Regiment
Pennsylvania Cavalry


Source:  U. S. Army Heritage and Education Center
(formerly the U. S. Army Military History Institute)

Historical Services Division
2Aug 05

Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC:Broadfoot, 1993.   Vol. 3, pp. 522-67 (23 photocopied pages).  E527B32.1993v3   (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

A Brief History of the Fourth Pennsylvania Veteran Cavalry, Embracing Organization, Reunions....Pittsburgh, PA: Ewens & Eberle, 1891. 113 p. E527.6.4th.P4.

Doster, William E. A Brief History of the Fourth Pennsylvania Veteran Cavalry.... Hightstown, NJ: Longstreet House, 1997. 132 p. E527.6.4th.B75.

____. Lincoln and Episodes of War. NY: Putnam's, l9l5. 282 p. E60lD72.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH:Morningside, 1979. Ref. See p. 1559 (1 photocopied page) for a concisesummary of the regiment's service.

Hyndman, William. History of a Cavalry Company: AComplete Record of Company "A," 4th Penn'a Cavalry.Hightstown, NJ: Longstreet House, 1997 reprint of 1872 ed. 236 p. E527.6.4th.H98.

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by theCommonwealth.... Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. . pp. 836-42 (5 photocopied pages). E475.53P422v2. (Addresses delivered at the dedicationof the regimental monument and a photo of that monument at the GettysburgNational Military Park).

Rummel, George A. III. Gettysburg Cavalrymen: 4th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, Army of the Potomac, Cavalry Corps, 2nd Division, 3rd Brigade. Bridgeport, WV: By the Author, 2000. 28 p. E527.6.4th.R86.

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania CivilWar Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA:Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 180-81 (2 photocopied pages).E527.4S38.1987v1.(Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags). 

The Institute's Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

The following pertinent personal papers are in the Institute's Manuscript Archive:

Fanzey, George - CWMiscColl (Apr 7, 1862)

Hamilton, Isabelle - CWMiscColl (Enlisted men's letters, Dec 3l, l86l-Jan 2l, l865)

Keller, William - CWTIColl (Sergeant's transcribedletters, Aug l0, l863-Jan 4, l865)

Lebanon Advertiser - HCWRTColl (Newspaper clippings, Apr 24, l86l; Aug 6, l862;Oct 8, l862; Jun l, l864; Aug 24, l864)

Logan, William P. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man'sletters and papers, Nov l3, l862-Jul 26, l865)

Official Papers - C.O.W.NelsonColl (Companyrequisition, Aug l7, l86l)

Robinson, J.G. - CWTIColl (Bugler's transcribed diary, Jun 7, l863-Sep l5, l864)

Young, Samuel M.B. - Papers (Officer & general officer's papers and summary of service, 1861-1865)







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