The 4th Texas regiment was mustered into service during October, 1861. Part of Hood's famous brigade, the regiment distinguished itself during the fighting of the spring and summer of 1862.
The 4th Texas was involved in over 50 engagements. One of the most well known being the struggle in the Cornfields at the battle of Antietam. Here, outnumbered by more than two-to-one odds they held their ground. The regiment was also involved in the battles of Gettysburg, Chickamauga, the siege of Chattanooga, and the Wilderness.
The 4th Texas welcomes anyone interested in fighting for the Lone Star State. For more information, send e-mail to 2nd Lt. Jim Cheatham.