FOURTH U.S. INFANTRY REGIMENT: HOME of HEROES

4th Infantry, 4th Infantry Regiment, Warrior Battalion 1/4, INF 2/4 INF, 3/4 INF,

Colonels of the Regiment

Colonels of the Regiment

LTC Thomas Butler - 1 Nov 1796 - 1 April 1802

COL John P. Boyd - 7 Oct 1808 - 26 Aug 1812

*COL James Miller - 1811-1812

COL Robert Purdy, 26 Aug 1812 - 17 May 1815

COL William King, 17 May 1815 - 1 June 1821

COL Robert Butler, 1 June 1821 - 16 Aug 1821

COL D.L. Clinch, 16 Aug 1821 - 21 Sept 1836

LTC (Bvt Brigadier General) George M. Brooke - 1824*

 COL Enoch Cutler, 21 Sept 1836 - 30 Nov 1839

COL Alexander Cummings, 1 Dec 1839 - 31 Jan 1842

COL Josiah H. Vose, 31 Jan 1842 - 15 July 1845

COL William Whistler, 15 July 1845 - 9 Oct 1861

*COL Silas Casey. 9 Oct 1861 - 8 July 1868

**LTC Robert C Buchanan - 1862 (Washington, D.C.)

**Major Davidson - 1862 (Battle of Gaines Mill) (Deserted June 27)

**Captain Joseph B. Collins - 1862  (June 27 - Aug 30)

**Captain Hiram Dryer - Aug 30 1862 - Apr 25 1864

**Captain C.H. Brightly - Apr 25 - May 6 1864

**Captain Thomas A. Martin - May 6 1864

**1st Lt George M. Randall - May 6 - May 24 1864

**Captain A.B. Cain - May 24 1864 - July 18 1865

COL Adam Schlemmer April 27, 1869 - March 16, 1871 

COL Franklin F. Flint 8 July 1868 - 11 April 1882

COL William P. Carlin, 11 April 1882 - 1888

 COL Robert H. Hall - 18 May 1893 - 1898

COL Augustus H. Bainbridge 1898

LTC Frank D. Baldwin 1898-1901 (Medal of Honor Recipient x2)

COL William Fletcher Spurgin March 1901 - May 1902

COL Jesse C. Chance May 28, 1902

COL Edwin B. Bolton 1908

COL William F. Lassiter January 1911 - January 1912

COL William Cathcart Buttler June 1912

 COL William Paulding November 12, 1912

COL Robert C. Van Vliet Aug 30, 1913 - July 14, 1914

COL Everard Enos Hatch July 14, 1914

COL Charles Gerhardt 1917

 ***COL Halstead Dorey, June - October 1918 (Recipient of the DSC and DSM)

COL Rice W. Means September 1918

 COL George A. Herbst 1920

COL Isaac Jenks 1922

COL Henry A. Ripley 1925

COL Walter Wheeler - May 1938 - July 1940

 COL Gregory Hoisington July 1940- June 1942

COL P. E. LeStourgeon - June 1942 - June 1944

 COL G.V. Millet, Jr. 1945 

*Assumed command of Regiment in the absence of the Regimental Commander, COL John P. Boyd during the War of 1812.

**Assumed command of Regiment in the absence of the Regimental Commander, COL Silas Casey during the Civil War.

***Award received while assigned as Commander of the 4th Infantry Regiment.

 

4th Regimental Combat Team

COL Max H. Gooler 1948

COL Fred L. Walker, Jr. 1957

COL Seymour B. Satterwhite 1958

Battle Group/Brigade Era

2nd Battlegroup, 4th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division

COL John H. Meyer 1960

1st Battalion, 4th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division

COL Robert F. Foley  

COL Robert A. “Tex” Turner 1972

56th Field Artillery Brigade (Pershing)

2nd Battalion 4th Infantry Regiment (Neu Ulm)

LTC Claude E. Fernandez, Jr.

LTC William R. Lee

LTC Walter Stowell, Jr.

LTC Kurtis A. Meyer

LTC Clifton Ripperger III

Joint Military Readiness Center

1st Battalion 4th Infantry Regiment (Hohenfels)

LTC Perry Helton 2001-2003

Unknown 2003-2004

LTC Timothy R. Delass 2005-2007

LTC John K. Lange 2007-2009

LTC Rafael A. Paredes 2009-2011

LTC Mitchell O. Watkins 2011-2013 

LTC Barry R. Carlson Jr. 2013-Present

4th Brigade 10th Division (Mountain)

2nd Battalion 4th Infantry Regiment (Fort Polk, LA)

 LTC Frank Sturek 2004-2007

LTC Tom Watson 2007-2009

LTC Thomas Rickard 2009-2012 

LTC Paul Cunningham 2012-2014

LTC Mark Leslie June 2014-Present

170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team

3rd Battalion 4th Infantry Regiment (Baumholder, Germany)

LTC Dan Kelley 2010-2012

Photos

 COL George A. Herbst 1920 (Library of Congress)

COL Halstead Dorey, June - October 1918 (Recipient of the DSC and DSM) (National Archives)

COL Franklin F. Flint 8 July 1868 - 11 April 1882 (National Archives)

COL William Whistler, 15 July 1845 - 9 Oct 1861 (National Archives)

 

 

 

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