4th Maryland Regiment

Stirling’s Division | 2nd Maryland Brigade | 4th Maryland Regiment


Organized March 1777 from Baltimore, Anne Arundel, and Summerset Counties.

Entered Valley Forge in June 1778 with 455 men asssigned 269 fit for duty.

Left Valley Forge the same month.

Previous engagements: New Jersey 1777, Defense of Philadelphia, Philadelphia-Monmouth

Field Officers

  • Colonel Josiah G. Hall
  • Lt. Colonel Samuel Smith
  • Major John E Howard
  • Major John Dean

Company Commanders

  • Captain Thomas Lansdale
  • Captain Edward Norwood
  • Captain Edward Oldham
  • Captain William Reilley
  • Captain Jonathan Sellman
  • Captain Alexander Smith
  • Captain James Smith

Regimental Staff

  • Paymaster John Hamilton (4/78)
  • Surgeon’s Mate Samuel Edmonson