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Sixth New Jersey Infantry.

Second Jersey Brigade — Humphreys's Division--Third Corps.

(1) Col. James T. Hatfield. (3) Col. George C. Burling; Bvt. Brig. Gen.
(2) Col. Gershom Mott; Major-Gen. (4) Col. Stephen R. Gilkyson.

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 1   1 15
Company A   16 16   7 7 130
  B   11 11   6 6 142
  C 1 12 13   6 6 130
  D   11 11   7 7 123
  E   13 13   3 3 123
  F   10 10   10 10 106
  G   14 14   8 8 129
  H   11 11   9 9 138
  I   13 13   10 10 132
  K   13 13   5 5 126
Totals 3 124 127 1 71 72 1,294

Original enrollment, 898; killed, 115; percentage, 12.8.

Total of killed and wounded, 433; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 8.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Williamsburg, Va. 59 Wilderness, Va. 9
Fair Oaks, Va. 7 Spotsylvania, Va. 3
Manassas, Va. 21 Petersburg Assault, Va. 8
Chancellorsville, Va. 11 Siege of Petersburg, Va. 2
Gettysburg, Pa. 5 Guerillas, Va., May 18, 1864 1
McLean's Ford, Va. 1    

Present, also, at Yorktown; Glendale; Malvern Hill; Bristoe Station (1862); Chantilly: Fredericksburg; Kelly's Ford; Mine Run; North Anna; Totopotomoy; Cold Harbor; Deep Bottom; Peebles's Farm; Boydton Road.

notes.--Organized August 9, 1861, and left the State September 10th, with 898 officers and men. Arriving at Washington it encamped on Meridian Hill with the Second Jersey Brigade. In December, 1861, the brigade was ordered on duty along the Lower Potomac, where it joined Hooker's Division. It took the field in April, 1862, moving up the Peninsula with the Third Corps. The brigade was in the thick of the fight at Williamsburg, and the “Jersey Blues” won a place in history that day; the losses there in the Sixth Regiment were 39 killed, 74 wounded, and 26 missing; among the killed were Lieutenant-Colonel John P. Van Leer, who was in command at that battle, and Adjutant Aaron Wilks. Lieutenant-Colonel Mott of the Fifth was transferred to the colonelcy of the Sixth soon after this battle. The brigade, under General Mott, distinguished itself at Chancellorsville by the persistency with which it held its ground and repulsed the repeated advances of the enemy, the regiment lost there 6 killed, 53 wounded, and 8 missing. The brigade was transferred in March, 1864, to the Second Corps, becoming the First Brigade (McAllister's) of Mott's (4th) Division. This division was subsequently merged into Birney's (3d) Division, and later on, Mott succeeded Birney. The losses of the regiment during May and June, 1864, were 15 killed, 99 wounded, and 6 missing. It fought in the ranks of the Second Corps until August, 1864, when it was ordered home for muster-out. The recruits and reenlisted men remaining in the field, were transferred to the Eighth New Jersey.

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