New Jersey in the Civil War

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Introduction

Regiments

  • 1st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Trenton, New Jersey, under authority of the War Department August 14, 1861, as Halsted's Cavalry.
    Company "F" mustered out at Washington May 25, 1865. Mustered out at Cloud's Hills, Virginia., July 24, 1865.
  • 3rd Battalion, New Jersey Veteran Infantry
    Organized at Camp Bayard, Trenton, New Jersey, and mustered in by Companies as follows: Company "A" January 26, Company "C" January 22, Company "E" January 4, Company "F" January 12, Companies "G" and "H" January 6, 1864; Company "D" December 2, 1863; Company "B" January 29, and Companies "I," "K," "L" and "M" March 24, 1864.
    Mustered out at Washington, D. C., August 1, 1865.
  • 5th Regiment, New Jersey Cavalry
    Organized at Camp Olden, Trenton, New Jersey, and mustered in August 22, 1861.
    Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 126 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 85 Enlisted men by disease. Total 223.
  • 6th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry&
    Organized at Camp Olden, Trenton, New Jersey, and mustered in August 19, 1861.
    Before Petersburg until October 12. Non-Veteran mustered out at Trenton, New Jersey, September 7, 1864. Veteran Battalion consolidated with 8th New Jersey Infantry October 12, 1864.
  • 7th Regiment, New Jersey Cavalry
    Organized at Camp Olden, Trenton, New Jersey, and mustered in September 3, 1861.
    Duty at Washington, D. C., until July. Mustered out July 17, 1865. Non-Veterans mustered out at Trenton October 7, 1864.
  • 8th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Camp Olden, Trenton,New Jersey, and mustered in September 14.
    Duty at Washington until July. Mustered out July 17, 1865.
  • 9th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Camp Olden, Trenton, New Jersey, September 13 to October 15, 1861.
    Mustered out at Greensboro, North Carolina, July 12, 1865.
  • Battery A, New Jersey Light Artillery
    Organized at Hoboken, New Jersey, and mustered in August 12, 1861.
    March to Richmond, thence to Washington, D. C., May 18-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out June 22, 1865.
  • Battery B, New Jersey Light Artillery
    Organized at Camp Olden, Trenton, New Jersey, and mustered in September 3, 1861.
    Moved to Washington, D. C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 16, 1865.
  • Battery C, New Jersey Light Artillery
    Organized at Trenton, New Jersey, and mustered in September 11, 1863.
    Moved to Washington, D. C., April 20-May 2. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 19, 1865.
  • Battery D, New Jersey Light Artillery
    Organized at Trenton, New Jersey, and mustered in September 16, 1863.
    At City Point until June, and at Richmond, Virginia, until June 17. Mustered out June 17, 1865.
  • Battery E, New Jersey Light Artillery
    Organized at Trenton, New Jersey, and mustered in September 8, 1863. Occupation of Richmond April 3. Duty at Petersburg, City Point and Richmond until June. Mustered out June 11, 1865.
  • 10th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Beverly, New Jersey, October 9, 1861, under authority of the War Department, as the "Olden Legion.
    Mustered out at Hall's Hill, Virginia, June 22, 1865.
  • 11th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Camp Olden, Trenton, New Jersey, and mustered in August 15, 1862.
    Mustered out near Washington, D. C., June 6, 1865. Veterans and recruits transferred to 12th New Jersey Infantry.
  • 14th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Camp Vredenburg near Freehold, New Jersey, and mustered in August 26, 1862.
    Mustered out near Washington, D. C., June 18, 1865.
  • 15th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Camp Fair Oaks, near Flemmington, New Jersey, and mustered in August 25, 1862.
    Mustered out at Hall's Hill, Virginia, June 22, 1865.
  • 20th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Failed to complete organization.
  • 22nd Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Trenton, New Jersey, and mustered in September 22, 1862.
    Ordered home for muster out June, reaching Trenton June 22. Mustered out June 22, 1863.
  • 23rd Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Beverly, New Jersey, and mustered in September 13, 1862.
    Regiment volunteered for service before muster out during the Gettysburg (Pennsylvania.) Campaign, and moved to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Mustered out June 27, 1863.
  • 24th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Camp Cadwallader, Beverly, New Jersey, and mustered in September 16, 1862.
    Mustered out at Beverly, New Jersey, June 29, 1863.
  • 25th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Beverly, New Jersey, and mustered in Companies "A," "C," "E," "H" and "K" September 18, and Companies "B," "D,@ "F." "G" and "I" September 26, 1862.
    Mustered out at Beverly, New Jersey, June 20, 1863.
  • 27th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Camp Frelinghuysen, Newark, New Jersey, and mustered in September 3, 1862.
    Moved to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania., June 26, thence to New Jersey and mustered out July 2, 1863.
  • 29th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Freehold, New Jersey, and mustered in September 20, 1862.
    Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Ordered home for muster out June. Mustered out July 6, 1863.
  • 30th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Flemmington, New Jersey, and mustered in September 17, 1862.
    Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Ordered home for muster out June. Mustered out June 27, 1863.
  • 31st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Flemmington, New Jersey, and mustered in September 17, 1862.
    Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Ordered home for muster out June. Mustered out June 24, 1863.
  • 34th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organization commenced at Beverly, New Jersey. Company "A" mustered in September 3; Company "C" September 21, and Company "G" September 23, 1863. Transferred to Trenton, New Jersey, October 3, 1863, and Company "B" organized October 15; Company "D" October 6; Company "E" October 26; Company "F" October 8; Company "H" October 6; Company "I" October 20, and Company "K" November 9, 1863.
    Mustered out April 10, 1866. Discharged at Trenton, New Jersey, April 30, 1866.
  • 35th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Flemmington, New Jersey, and mustered in by Companies as follows: Company "A" August 28; Company "B" September 25; Company "C" September 15; Company "D" October 13; Companies "E" and "F" September 18; Company "G" September 21 at Freehold; Company "I" September 18, and Company "K" September 15, 1863.
    Moved to Louisville, Kentucky, June 5, and duty there until July. Mustered out July 20, 1865.
  • 37th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Camp Delaware, Trenton,New Jersey, and mustered in June 23, 1864. Mustered out at Trenton, New Jersey, October 1, 1864
  • 38th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Trenton, New Jersey, and mustered in by Companies as follows: Company "A" September 22, Company "B" September 9, Company "C" September 10, Company "D" September 24, Company "E" October 1, Company "F" September 22, Company "G" September 27, Company "H" September 30, Company "I" September 12, and Company "K" September 15, 1864. Left State by detachments, Companies "B," "C," "I" and "K" September 20, 1864; Companies "A," "D" and "F" September 29, 1864, and Companies "E," "G" and "H" October 4, 1861, for City Point, Virginia. Attached to Separate Brigade, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, and assigned to garrison duty at Fort Powhatan, James River, until April, 1865.<br Moved to City Point and mustered out June 30, 1865.
  • 39th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Newark, New Jersey, October 3, 1864.
    Moved to City Point, thence to Washington and Alexandria April 20-27. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 17, 1865.
  • 40th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Organized at Trenton, New Jersey, February 2, 1865.
    Washington, D. C., May 18-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out July 13, 1865.
  • 41st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry
    Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.
  • Volunteer Recruits, Hoboken, New Jersey
    "Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.
  • Unassigned New Jersey
    "Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.
  • Van Reypen's Unattached Company, New Jersey Cavalry
    "Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.