4th North Carolina Regiment

Lafayette’s Division | North Carolina Brigade | 4th North Carolina Regiment


Organized Spring 1776 at Wilmington, NC from Salisbury, Edenton, and Wilmington Districts.

Entered Valley Forge in December 1777.

Disbanded in June 1778.

Previous Engagements: Defense of Philadelphia, Philadelphia-Monmouth

Field Officers

  • Colonel Thomas Polk
  • Lt. Colonel James Thackston
  • Major John Armstrong

Company Commanders

  • Captain Benjamin Carter
  • Captain John Nelson
  • Captain James Williams
  • Captain Macaja Lewis
  • Captain Joseph Phillips
  • Captain William Goodman
  • Captain Thomas Harris
  • Captain Robert Smith
  • Captain William Cole

Regimental Staff

  • Paymaster Robert Duncan