24th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

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Brief History

24th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry was organized at Camp Cadwallader, Beverly, New Jersey, and mustered in September 16, 1862. They mustered out at Beverly, New Jersey, June 29, 1863.[1]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,272 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

For more information on 24th New Jersey Infantry (accessed 8 March 2013) see slso New Jersey Infantry (accessed 8 March 2013)

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘New Jersey in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • New Jersey in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for New Jersey, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • Reeves, James J. History of the Twenty-Fourth Regiment, New Jersey Volunteers. (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1993), FHL film 1871179 Item 8.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).