Recommended Reading

Recommended Commanders’ Reading List

After many hours of research and help from friends and fellow Warriors, I have accumulated a list of books I would like to recommend anyone that is interested in learning about the history of the Regiment. Here are a few and I will continue to update the list: (Click the photo for a link to the book.)

“A history of the organization and movements of the 4th regiment of Infantry: U.S.A., 1796-1870” by William H. Powell

“A journal of two campaigns of the Fourth Regiment of U. S. Infantry: in the Michigan and Indiana territories, under the command of Col. John P. Boyd, … Col. James Miller, during the years 1811 & 12” by Adam Walker

“Scarlet Fields: The Combat Memoir of a World War I Medal of Honor Hero” (Modern War Studies) by John Lewis Barkley

“Amidst a Storm of Bullets: The Diary of Lt. Henry Prince in Florida, 1836-1842” (Contribution (Seminole Wars Historic Foundation), No. 1.) by Henry Prince and Frank Laumer

“The origin, progress, and conclusion of the Florida War” (Seminole Wars Historic Foundation contribution) by John T. Sprague

“Dade’s Last Command” by Frank Laumer

“Massacre: An Account of the Massacre of Major Francis L. Dade and His Men by the Seminole Indians in Florida, December 28, 1835” by Frank Laumer

“The Complete Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant” by Ulysses S. Grant

“The Life of Major General Zachary Taylor” (Military History) by Henry Montgomery

“The battle of Tippecanoe: Historical sketches of the famous field upon which General William Henry Harrison won renown that aided him in reaching the … and election of General Benjamin Harrison” by Reed Beard

“Andrew Jackson and His Indian Wars” by Bobert V. Remini

“Indian Wars of the Rogue River” by Francis Fuller Victor

“Two Armies on the Rio Grande: The First Campaign of the US-Mexican War” (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series) by Douglas Murphy

“The U.S.-Mexican War: A Complete Chronology” by Bud Hannings

“Forts of the American Frontier 1776-1891: California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska” (Fortress) by Ron Field

“Forts of the War of 1812” (Fortress) by Rene Chartrand

“Yorktown’s Civil War Siege: Drums along the Warwick” (Civil War Sesquicentennial) by John V. Quarstein

“Battle at Bull Run: A History of the First Major Campaign of the Civil War” by William C. Davis

“The U.S. Army War College Guide to the Battle of Antietam: The Maryland Campaign of 1862” by Jay Luvaas

“The U.S. Army War College Guide to the Battles of Chancellorsville & Fredericksburg” by Harold W. Nelson

“Gettysburg” by Stephen W. Sears

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