2nd New Jersey Infantry
(3 months Militia)

Organized at Trenton, N.J. Enrolled April 26 and mustered in May 1, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., May 3. Reported to General Butler at Annapolis, Md., May 5; thence moved to Washington, arriving there May 6. Attached to Runyon's New Jersey Brigade, Defenses of Washington, to June, 1861. 1st Brigade, Runyon's Reserve Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to July, 1861. Camp at Meridian Hill May 24. 24. Occupation of Arlington Heights, Va., May 24. Construction of Fort Runyon. Duty on line of Alexandria & Loudon Railroad until July 16. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21 (Reserve). Mustered out at Trenton, N.J., July 21, 1861, expiration of term.

 

2nd New Jersey Infantry
(3 years)

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Organized at Camp Olden, Trenton, N.J., May 27, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 28, 1861. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Runyon's Reserve Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Kearney's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Kearney's Brigade, Franklin's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21, 1861. Battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21 (Reserve). Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 8-15. Advance from Alexandria to Bristoe Station April 741. Embarked for the Virginia Peninsula April 17. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 19-May 4 (on transports). West Point May 7-8. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Gaines Mill June 27. Garnett's Farm June 27. Golding's Farm June 28. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16, Movement to Fortress Monroe and Manassas, Va., June 16-26. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 26-September 2. Action at Bull Run Bridge, Manassas, August 27. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Cover Pope's retreat to Centreville August 30-31. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of Crampton's Pass. South Mountain, Md., September 14. Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Duty at Sharpsburg, Md., until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Duty at Falmouth 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 July 2-4. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va. Fairfield, Pa., July 5. At and near Funkstown, Md., July 10-13. Near Warrenton, Va., 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. 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. Non-Veterans relieved for muster out. Veterans and Recruits temporarily attached to 15th New Jersey Infantry under orders of May 29, 1864, until December 17, 1864, when reorganized as a Battalion. Non-Veterans mustered out at Newark, N.J., June 21, 1864. Battles about Cold Harbor June 1-12, 1864. 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 July 11-12. Pursuit of Early to Snicker's Gap, Va., July 14-23. 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. 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. 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 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., July 11, 1865.

RECAPITULATION.

SECOND REGIMENT. VOLUNTEERS. MUSTERED IN. GAINED. Total Strength. CASUALTIES. Total.
Officers. Enlisted Men. Officers. Enlisted Men. MUSTERED OUT. COMMISSIONED OFFICERS. ENLISTED MEN.
Officers. Enlisted Men. Resigned. Discharged. Promoted Transferred. Died. Deserted. Dismissed. Not accounted for. Discharged. Transferred. Promoted. Died. Deserted. Not accounted for.
Field and Staff 8 4 15 18 45 11 9 2 1 5 1 3          3 1 8 1       45
Band    22    9 31                               27 3       1    31
Company A 3 98 6 34 141 2 42 4 1 1       1       39 15 2 14 20    141
" B 3 98 7 175 283 6 141 2    2                26 73 6 12 13 2 283
" C 3 98 5 120 226 4 151 2    2                14 9 3 19 22    226
" D 3 98 8 105 214 5 99 2 2 1    1          31 18    21 33 1 214
" E 3 98 6 112 219 2 118 1    3 3             34 20    11 24 3 219
" F 3 98 6 101 208 4 105 2    2    1          36 15    14 25 4 208
" G 3 98 3 98 202 3 103 1    1    1          41 16 6 9 20 1 202
" H 3 98 6 97 204 4 96 4          1          43 15 7 14 19 1 204
" I 3 98 10 118 229 4 101 4 1 1 1 1    1    48 12 10 19 22 4 229
" K 3 98 7 88 196 1 118 3 1 3    1    1    30 8 5 17 5 3 196
Total 38 1006 79 1075 2198 46 1083 27 6 21 5 9 1 2    372 205 47 151 204 19 2198

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Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865.  Volume I.  Compiled in the Office of the Adjutant General.  Published by Authority of the Legislature.  William S. Stryker, Adjutant General.  Trenton, New Jersey, John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876.