Union Regimental Histories

 

New Jersey

 

6th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Olden, Trenton, N.J., and mustered in August 19, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 10, 1861. Attached to Casey's Provisional Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. 3rd Brigade, Hooker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to October, 1864.

SERVICE.--Expedition to Lower Maryland November 3-11, 1861. At Meridian Hill until December, 1861, and near Budd's Ferry, Md., until April, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula April 5-8. Siege of Yorktown April 10-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Fair Oaks (or Seven Pines) May 31-June 1. Duty near Seven Pines until June 25. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Oak Grove, near Seven Pines, June 25. Savage Station June 29. Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 15. Movement to Centreville August 15-26. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 26-September 2. Action at Bristoe Station (or Kettle Run) August 27. Battles of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Chantilly September 1. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until November 1. Movement to Falmouth, Va., November 1-28. Duty near Falmouth November 28-December 11. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. At Falmouth until April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Operations at Rappahannock Bridge and Grove Church February 5-7. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Wapping Heights July 23. Duty near Warrenton until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. McLean's Ford October 15. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Duty near Brandy Station until May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient ("Bloody Angle") May 12. Harris Farm (or Fredericksburg Road) May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. Ox Ford May 23-24. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16 to October 12, 1864. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. In trenches before Petersburg until July 12. In Reserve Camp until July 26. Demonstration on north side of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. In trenches until August 12. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom. August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Before Petersburg until October 12. Non-Veterans mustered out at Trenton, N.J., September 7, 1864. Veteran Battalion consolidated with 8th New Jersey Infantry October 12, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 124 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 71 Enlisted men by disease. Total 199.

7th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Olden, Trenton, N.J., and mustered in September 3, 1861. 7 Companies left State for Washington, D.C., September 19, 1861, and 3 Companies October 3, 1861. Attached to Casey's Provisional Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. 3rd Brigade, Hooker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864, 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--At Meridian Hill until December 6, 1861. Expedition to Lower Maryland November 3-11. Duty at Budd's Ferry, Md., until April, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula April 5-8. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 10-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Fair Oaks (or Seven Pines) May 31-June 1. Duty near Seven Pines until June 25. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Action at Oak Grove (near Seven Pines) June 25. Battles of Savage Station June 29. Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 15. Movement to Centreville, Va., August 15-26. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 26-September 2. Action at Bristoe Station (or Kettle Run) August 27. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until November 1. Movement to Falmouth, Va.. November 1-28. Duty near Falmouth November 28-December 11. Battle of Fredericksburg. Va., December 12-15. Duty near Falmouth until April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Operations at Rappahannock Bridge and Grove Church February 5-7. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-6. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Wapping Heights July 23. Duty near Warrenton until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. McLean's Ford October 15. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Duty near Brandy Station until May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient ("Bloody Angle") May 12. Harris Farm, Fredericksburg Road, May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. Ox Ford May 23-24. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Fort Sedgwick September 10. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Yellow House October 2-5. Boydton Plank Road. Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Warren's Raid on Weldon Railroad December 7-12. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Boydton and White Oak Road March 30-31, Crow's House March 31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Duty at Washington, D.C., until July. Mustered out July 17, 1865. Non-Veterans mustered out at Trenton October 7, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 11 Officers and 126 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 121 Enlisted men by disease. Total 260.

8th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Olden, Trenton, N.J., and mustered in September 14, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 1, 1861. Attached to Casey's Provisional Brigade, Division of the Potomac, October, 1861. 3rd Brigade, Hooker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--At Meridian Hill until December 6, 1861. Expedition to lower Maryland November 3-11. Duty at Budd's Ferry, Md., until April, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula April 5-8. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 10-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Fair Oaks (or Seven Pines) May 31-June 1. Duty near Seven Pines until June 25. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Action at Oak Grove, near Seven Pines, June 25. Battles of Savage Station June 29; Glendale June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 15. Movement to Centreville August 15-26. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 26-September 2. Action at Bristoe Station (or Kettle Run) August 27. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until November 1. Movement to Falmouth, Va., November 1-28. Duty near Falmouth, Va., November 28-December 11. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. At Falmouth until April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Operations at Rappahannock Bridge and Grove Church February 5-7. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Wapping Heights, Va.. July 23. Duty near Warrenton, Va., until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. McLean's Ford October 15. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Duty near Brandy Station until May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient ("Bloody Angle") May 12. Harris Farm, or Fredericksburg Road, May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. Ox Ford May 23-24. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2. 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Fort Sedgwick September 10. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Yellow House October 2-5. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Warren's Raid on Weldon Railroad December 7-12. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Boydton and White Oak Roads March 30-31. Crow's House March 31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington. D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Duty at Washington until July. Mustered out July 17, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 167 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 109 Enlisted men by disease. Total 286.

 

9th Regiment Infantry "Muskrats"

Organized at Camp Olden. Trenton, N.J., September 13 to October 15, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., December 4, 1861. Attached to 3rd Brigade, Casey's Division, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Burnside's North Carolina Expeditionary Corps, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862, Heckman's Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to April, 1863. District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1863. Jordan's Independent Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1863. District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to October, 1863. Heckman's Command, Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Heckman's Division, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Portsmouth, Va., April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to September, 1864. District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January., 1865. Sub-District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division. District of Beaufort, N. C., to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, District of Beaufort, N. C., to April. 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp on Bladensburg Pike December 4-14, 1861, and on Meridian Hill, Defenses of Washington, D.C., until January 4, 1862. Moved to Annapolis, Md., January 4, 1862. Burnside's Expedition to Roanoke Island and Hatteras Inlet January 5-February 8. Battle of Roanoke Island February 8. Duty at Roanoke Island until March 11. Expedition to Winton February 18-20. Skirmish at Winton February 19. Expedition to New Berne, N. C., March 11-14. Battle of New Berne March 14. At Newport Barracks and siege operations against Fort Macon April 1-26 Newport. N. C., April 7. Bombardment and capture of Fort Macon April 25-26. Expedition to Young's Cross Roads July 26-29 (6 Companies). Young's Cross Roads July 27. Reconnaissance from Newberne to Swansborough August 14-15 (Detachment). Duty at New Berne until December. Expedition to Tarboro November 1-12. Action at Rawle's Mills November 2. Demonstration on New Berne November 11. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20. Southwest Creek December 13-14. Kinston December 14, Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Expedition to Port Royal. S.C., January 28-31, 1863. At St. Helena Island, S.C., February 9-April 4. Expedition against Charleston, S.C., April 4-10. Moved from Hilton Head, S.C., to New Berne, N. C., April 12-16. Expedition to relief of Little Washington, N. C., April 17-23. Moved to Carolina City April 25 and duty there until June. Expedition to Trenton July 4-8. Free Bridge Comfort (or Quaker Bridge) July 6. Expedition from Newport Barracks to Cedar Point and White Oak River June 13-16. At New Berne July 26-August 26, and at Carolina City until October 18. Moved to Newport News, Va., October 18-20, and duty there until January 31, 1864. Regiment Veteranize January 21, 1864, and Veterans on furlough January 31-March 17. Skirmishes on Ballahock or Bear Quarter Road and at Deep Creek February 29-March 1. Ballahock Station, near Dismal Swamp, March 1. Deep Creek March 2. At Portsmouth and Getty's Station until April 26. Expedition to Isle of Wight County April 13-15. Smithfield, Cherry Grove, April 14. Moved to Yorktown April 26. Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Occupation of Bermuda Hundred May 5. Port Walthal Junction May 6-7. Swift Creek May 9-10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-28. Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor May 28-June 1. Battles about Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before. Petersburg June 15-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16-September 17. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Embarked for North Carolina September 17, arriving at Morehead City and Carolina City September 21, and duty there until December 5. Non-Veterans left front October 21, and mustered out at Trenton, N.J., December 7, 1864. Moved to Newberne, N. C., December 5, thence to Plymouth, N. C. Expedition to Williamston December 9-14. Expedition up the Roanoke December 22-24. At Plymouth, N. C., until January 7. Expedition to Hard's Island February 1-5 (Cos. "B," "E," "H" and "I"). Moved to Carolina City January 7, and duty there until March 4. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Kinston March 4-14. Battle of Wise's Forks March 8-10. Occupation of Kinston March 14, and garrison there until March 19. Occupation of Goldsbore March 21. Provost duty at Goldsboro until April 10. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. At Raleigh until May 2, and at Greensboro until July. (Co. "G" at Charlotte and Co. "I" guard duty at Salisbury.) Mustered out at Greensboro, N. C., July 12, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 89 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 163 Enlisted men by disease. Total 262.

10th Regiment Infantry "Olden's Legion"

Organized at Beverly, N.J., October 9, 1861, under authority of the War Department, as the "Olden Legion," Left State for Washington, D.C., December 26, 1861. Transferred to State of New Jersey, reorganized and designated 10th Infantry January 29, 1862. Attached to Wadsworth's Command, Military District of Washington, D.C., to February, 1863. District of Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. Philadelphia, Pa., Dept. of the Susquehanna, to September, 1863. Pottsville, Pa., Dept. of the Susquehanna, to November, 1863. Sub-District of Carbon, Dept. of the Susquehanna, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Provost duty at Washington, D.C., until April, 1863. Ordered to Suffolk, Va., April 12. Siege of Suffolk, Va., April 16-May 4. Edenton Road April 24. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Ordered to Washington, D.C., thence to Philadelphia, Pa., and duty there until September, 1863. On provost duty at Pottsville, Pa., until October, and guard fords of the Potomac at and near Shepherdstown until November. At Mauch Chunk. Pa., Sub-District of Carbon, November, 1863, to April, 1864. Ordered to Join Army of the Potomac in the field. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness, Va., May 5-7; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 17-July 9. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11. Repulse of Early's attack on Fort Stevens and the Northern Defenses of Washington July 11-12. Pursuit of Early to Snicker's Gap, Va., July 14-23. Action at Snicker's Ferry July 17-18. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Strasburg August 14-16. Winchester August 17. Point Pleasant August 21. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until December. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Petersburg, Va. Siege of Petersburg December, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Danville April 23-27, and duty there until March 18. March to Richmond, Va., thence to Washington, D.C., May 18-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out at Hall's Hill, Va., June 22, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 91 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 187 Enlisted men by disease. Total 283.

11th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Olden, Trenton, N. J., and mustered in August 15, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 25, 1862. Attached to Whipple's Command, Defenses of Washington, D.C., to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D, C., until November 16, 1862. March to Falmouth, Va., November 16-27. Duty near Falmouth, Va., November 28-December 11. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. At Falmouth, Va., until April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. Duty near Warrenton until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. McLean's Ford October 15. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Duty near Brandy Station to May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15, Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. Harris Farm, Fredericksburg Road, May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. Ox Ford May 23-24. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Yellow House October 2-5. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Forts Hascall and Morton November 5. Expedition to Weldon Railroad December 7-12. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7. 1865. Watkins House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Boydton and White Oak Roads March 30-31. Crow's House March 31. Fall of Petersburg April 2, Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out near Washington, D.C., June 6, 1865. Veterans and recruits transferred to 12th New Jersey Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 11 Officers and 131 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 107 Enlisted men by disease. Total 249.

12th Regiment Infantry "Buck and Ball Regiment"

Organized at Camp Stockton, Woodbury, N.J., and mustered in September 4, 1862. Left State for Baltimore, Md., September 7, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Baltimore, Md. Unattached, 8th Army Corps, Middle Dept., to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE---Guard duty at Ellicott's Mills, Md., September 8.--December 10, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., December 10, thence to Join Army of the Potomac December 13-17, reporting at Falmouth, Va., December 20. Duty there until April 27, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24 Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3, Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap July 5-24. Duty on Orange & Alexandria Railroad until September 12. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Picket duty on the Rapidan until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Mine Run November 28-30. At Stevensburg until May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Morton's Ford February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Boydton and White Oak Roads March 30-31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Duty at Washington, D.C., until July. Mustered out at Washington, D.C., July 15, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 168 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 99 Enlisted men by disease. Total 276.

13th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Frelinghuysen, Newark, N.J., and mustered in August 25, 1862. Left State for Washington. D.C., August 31, 1862. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland and Army of Georgia, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp near Fort Richardson, on Arlington Heights, Va., September 2, 1862. Expedition beyond Rockville, Md., September 6-9. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. At Maryland Heights September 23-October 30. Picket duty near Sharpsburg, Md., October 30-December 10. March to Fairfax Station, Va., December 10-16, and duty there until December 26. Picket duty on the Occoquan January 4-20. "Mud March" January 20-24. At Fairfax Station until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Leo to Manassas Gap, Va.. July 5-24. Picket duty at Kelly's Ford July 31-August 15, and at Raccoon Ford to September 24. Movement to Stevenson, Ala., September 24-October 4 Guard Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad until April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8, 1864. Demonstration against Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. New Hope Church May 25. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May- 26-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kennesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kennesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-21. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2 Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Sandersville November 26. Montieth Swamp December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Brigade train guard January 17-27. Division train guard to February 10. Occupation of Columbia February 16-17. Occupation of Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Averysboro March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out near Washington, D.C., June 8, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3. Officers and 71 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 44 Enlisted men by disease. Total 118.

 

14th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Vredenburg near Freehold, N.J., and mustered in August 26, 1862. Left State for Baltimore, Md., September 2, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Baltimore, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to January, 1863. 3rd Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 3rd Provisional Brigade, French's Division, 8th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty near Monocacy, Md., guarding railroad bridges and other points on the Upper Potomac, until June, 1863. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., and duty there and at Maryland Heights until June 30. Moved to Frederick, Md., June 30, and to Monocacy July 2. Pursuit of Lee July 6-24. Manassas Gap, Va., July 20. Wapping Heights July 23. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Brandy Station November 8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Mine Run November 28-30. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Hanovertown May 30-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 17-July 9. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Moved to Baltimore, thence to Frederick, Md., July 6-8. Battle of Monocacy July 9. Expedition to Snicker's Gap July 14-23. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until December. Moved to Washington, D. C., thence to Petersburg, Va., December 3-6. Siege of Petersburg December 6, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Dabney's Mills. Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and capture of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Danville April 23-27, and duty there until May 18. Moved to Richmond, Va., thence to Washington, D.C., May 18-June 2. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out near Washington, D.C., June 18, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 139 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 110 Enlisted men by disease. Total 257.

15th Regiment Infantry "Fighting 15th"

Organized at Camp Fair Oaks, near Flemmington, N. J., and mustered in August 25, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 27, 1862. At Tennallytown, D.C.. until September 30, constructing Fort Kearney. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Army of the Shenandoah, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Frederick, Md., September 30, 1862, thence to Bakerville and Joined Army of the Potomac. Duty in Maryland until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Duty near Falmouth, Va., until April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Battle of Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Fairfield, Pa., July 5. At and near Funkstown, Md., July 10-13. In camp near Warrenton until September 15, and at Culpeper until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Duty at Brandy Station until May, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 17-19. Siege of Petersburg until July 9. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11. Repulse of Early's attack on Fort Stevens and the northern defenses of Washington, D.C., July 11-12. Pursuit of Early to Snicker's Gap July 14-23. Snicker's Ferry July 17-18. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Strasburg August 14-15. Cedar Creek August 15. Winchester August 17. Charlestown August 21-22. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until December. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Petersburg, Va., December. Siege of Petersburg December, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault and capture of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Danville April 23-27, and duty there until May 18. March to Richmond, Va., thence to Washington, D.C., May 18-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out at Hall's Hill, Va., June 22, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 232 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 131 Enlisted men by disease. Total 372.

16th Regiment Volunteers

See 1st Regiment Cavalry.

17th Regiment Infantry

Failed to complete organization.

18th Regiment Infantry

Failed to complete organization.

19th Regiment Infantry

Failed to complete organization.

20th Regiment Infantry

Failed to complete organization.

21st Regiment Infantry

Organized at Trenton, N.J., and mustered in September 15, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 16, 1862, thence moved to Frederick, Md., September 18, and Joined Army of the Potomac on battlefield of Antietam, Md. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Hagerstown, Md., and guard duty at Dam No. 5 until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 11-15. Cover laying of pontoons December 11. Bowling Green Road December 11 in support of Weirs' Maryland Battery. Duty near White Oak Church and constructing corduroy road below Fredericksburg until April, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Battle of Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Mustered out at Trenton, N. J., June 19, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 20 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 30 Enlisted men by disease. Total 52.

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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