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First New Jersey Infantry.

First Jersey Brigade — Wright's Division--Sixth Corps.

(1) Col. William R. Montgomery; W. P., Brig. Gen. U. S. V. (3) Col. Mark W. Collett (Killed).
(2) Col. Alfred T. Torbert; W. P., R. A., Bvt. Major-Gen. U. S. A. (4) Col. William Henry.

companies. killed and died of wounds. died of disease, accidents, in Prison, &c. Total Enrollment.
Officers. Men. Total. Officers. Men. Total.
Field and Staff 2   2       17
Company A   11 11   5 5 120
  B   12 12   5 5 125
  C 2 23 25   7 7 142
  D   16 16   14 14 125
  E   23 23   11 11 126
  F 1 13 14   5 5 110
  G 2 8 10 1 10 11 114
  H 1 12 13   8 8 127
  I   8 8   7 7 114
  K 1 18 19   18 18 204
Totals 9 144 153 1 90 91 1,324

153 killed == 11.5 per cent.

Total of killed and wounded, 546; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 19.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Picket, Va., Oct. 15, 1861 1 Spotsylvania, Va. 12
Gaines' Mill, Va. 44 Cold Harbor, Va. 8
Manassas, Va. 11 Snicker's Gap, Va. 1
Crampton's Pass, Md. 9 Winchester, Va. 1
Salem Heights, Va. 19 Cedar Creek, Va. 2
Wilderness, Va. 37 Fall of Petersburg, Va. 8

Present, also, at West Point; White Oak Swamp; Malvern Hill; Glendale; Chantilly; Antietam; Fredericksburg; Gettysburg; Rappahannock Station; Mine Run; Fisher's Hill; Hatcher's Run; Sailor's Creek; Appomattox.

notes.--Organized at Trenton, May 21, 1861. Arriving at Washington June 29th, it was assigned to the First Jersey Brigade, and during the following fall and winter was stationed in Virginia, near Fairfax Seminary. In April, 1862, the division — Franklin's — moved to Yorktown and joined the Peninsular army, the brigade, under General Taylor, becoming the First Brigade of Slocum's (1st) Division, Sixth Corps. The regiment was slightly engaged at West Point, and at Gaines's Mill encountered a severe musketry fire, losing 21 killed, 80 wounded, and 58 missing; Major David Hatfield fell, mortally wounded, at Gaines's Mill. The brigade was engaged at Manassas, August 27, 1862, in the action at Bull Run Bridge, in which the First Regiment lost 132 in killed, wounded and prisoners; General George W. Taylor, the brigade commander, was mortally wounded in this affair, while the brigade lost 339 out of about 1,100 engaged. General Brooks commanded the division at Salem Church, a bloody repulse in which the regiment lost 7 killed, 71 wounded, and 27 missing; Colonel Collett was killed at the close of the action. In the Wilderness campaign the divsion was commanded by General Wright: the casualties of the regiment at the Wilderness and Spotsylvania, May 5-14, were 20 killed, 156 wounded, and 48 missing. During all its active service it had been in the First Brigade, First Division, Sixth Corps. It was mustered out June 23, 1864; the recruits and reenlisted men were formed into a battalion of three companies which remained in the corps during the war.

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