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4th Regiment of Riflemen (United States)

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Active  1814–1815
Branch  United States Army
Role  Light infantry
Country  United States
Type  Riflemen
Size  Regiment
4th Regiment of Riflemen (United States)

The 4th Regiment of Riflemen was a unit of the U.S. Army in the early nineteenth century. It was first activated in 1814 during the War of 1812 when the War Department created three additional rifle regiments based on the success of the Regiment of Riflemen. The regiment was deactivated in May 1815.

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Organization

The regiment was activated on February 10, 1814. It was consolidated with the other regiments of riflemen on May 17, 1815.

Service

Regimental depots were placed in Utica, New York and western Pennsylvania. Elements of the regiment participated with the 1st Regiment of Riflemen in relieving the Siege of Fort Erie

References

4th Regiment of Riflemen (United States) Wikipedia


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