7th New Jersey Infantry

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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.

RECAPITULATION

SEVENTH 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 5 16 20 49 11 7 4 1 4 1 2    1    4    13    1    49
Band    14       14                               13       1       14
Company A 3 90 10 203 306 5 104 2 1 5                33 17 2 35 96 6 306
" B 3 61 14 267 345 2 96 5 2 2 2 3    1    24 83    21 103 1 345
" C 3 76 9 192 280 3 93 3    3 1       2    40 25 4 35 66 5 280
" D 3 99 8 236 346 4 88 4 1 1 1             46 33 2 30 128 8 346
" E 3 99 8 122 232 2 107 2 1 2 2 2          37 26 2 22 24 3 232
" F 3 94 7 142 246 4 100    1 2    2    1    39 29 6 14 41 7 246
" G 3 105 12 120 240 4 116 4 1 2 2 2          24 36 2 16 25 6 240
" H 3 56 11 242 312 4 100 3 1 4    1    1    31 61    27 76 3 312
" I 3 86 8 121 218 2 83 3 1 2 1 1    1    38 23 5 20 36 2 218
" K 3 97 5 184 289 4 82    2 2                33 72 8 26 60    289
Unassigned Substitutes          29 29                                              29 29
Total 38 882 108 1878 2906 45 976 30 12 29 10 13    7    362 405 44 247 656 70 2906

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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.