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Third New Jersey Infantry.

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

(1) Col. George W. Taylor; Brig. Gen. (Killed). (2) Col. Henry W. Brown.

companies. killed and died of wounds. died of disease, accidents, in Prison, &c. Total Enrollment.
Officers. Men. Total. Officers. Men. Total.
Field and Staff             18
Company A   15 15   9 9 118
  B 1 17 18   5 5 124
  C 2 11 13   10 10 124
  D   12 12   7 7 118
  E 1 18 19   8 8 131
  F   11 11   8 8 109
  G 1 14 15   7 7 118
  H 1 15 16 1 8 9 125
  I 3 18 21   10 10 128
  K   17 17   8 8 125
Totals 9 148 157 1 80 81 1,238

157 killed == 12.6 per cent.

Total killed and wounded, 537; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 9.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Scout duty, Va. (1861) 1 Salem Heights, Va. 22
Munson's Hill, Va. 2 Gettysburg, Pa. 1
Burke's Station, Va. 1 Wilderness, Va., May 5 4
Williamsburg, Va. 1 Spotsylvania, May 8th 13
Gaines's Mill, Va. 58 Spotsylvania, May 9th 5
Glendale, Va. 1 Spotsylvania, May 10th 7
Manassas, Va. 6 Spotsylvania, May 12th 18
Crampton's Gap, Md. 13 Cold Harbor, Va. 4

Present, also, at West Point; Glendale; Chantilly; Antietam; Fredericksburg; Rappahannock Station; Mine Run; Petersburg; Opequon; Cedar Creek; Appomattox.

notes.--The regiment was fully organized, officered, and equipped `by May 18, 1861, but was not mustered into the United States service until June 4th. It left the State, 1,051 strong, on June 28, 1861, and was placed in the First Jersey Brigade, consisting of the First, Second, Third and Fourth Newv Jersey regiments; the brigade, under command of General Kearny, was encamped for several months at Fairfax Seminary, engaged on outpost duty and occasional scouting expeditions. In 1862 the brigade was assigned to the First Division (Slocum's). Sixth Corps, in which division it served during the war without further change. The regiment met with a severe loss at Gaines's Mill, its casualties on that field amounting to 35 killed, 136 wounded, and 44 missing; total, 215. The brigade, under Colonel Brown, encountered more hard fighting at Salem Church, the loss of the regiment in that battle aggregating 11 killed, 69 wounded, and 15 missing. Its hardest fighting and greatest percentage of loss occurred in the Wilderness campaign, where the remnant of the regiment was engaged in some of the most desperate fighting of the war; its losses during the bloody contest at Spotsylvania, were 20 killed, 98 wounded, and 30 missing; total, 148. On the day after the assault at Cold Harbor, the regiment was ordered home for muster-out. The recruits and reenlisted men were consolidated into one company which remained in the First Division, being known as Company A, Third New Jersey Battalion.


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