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Fourteenth New Jersey Infantry.

Morris's Brigade — Ricketts's Division--Sixth Corps.

(1) Col. William S. Truex; Bvt. Brig. Gen. (2) Col. Caldwell K. Hall; Bvt. Brig. Gen. (3) Col. Jacob J. Janeway.

companies. killed and died of wounds. died of disease, accidents, in Prison, &c. Total Enrollment.
Officers. Men. Total. Officers. Men. Total.
Field and Staff 1   1       16
Company A 1 12 13   17 17 118
  B 1 12 13   9 9 113
  C   10 10   5 5 153
  D 1 11 12   12 12 133
  E 1 15 16   11 11 123
  F   17 17   11 11 137
  G   7 7   11 11 108
  H 2 23 25   8 8 114
  I 1 17 18   11 11 137
  K   15 15   15 15 160
Totals 8 139 147   110 110 1,312

147 killed == 11.2 per cent.

Total of killed and wounded, 524; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 32.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Mine Run, Va. 17 Monocacy, Md. 40
Wilderness, Va. 2 Opequon, Va. 12
Spotsylvania, Va. 5 Fisher's Hill, Va. 1
Hanover Court House, Va. (1864) 1 Cedar Creek, Va. 6
Cold Harbor, Va. 57 Siege of Petersburg, Va. 3
Picket, Va., June 6, 1864 1 Fall of Petersburg, Va. 2

Present, also, at Wapping Heights; Kelly's Ford; Hatcher's Run; Fort Stedman; Sailor's Creek; Appomattox.

notes.--Organized at Freehold, N. J., and left the State, 1,007 strong, on September 2d, 1862. Colonel Truex had served as major, and Lieutenant-Colonel Hall as adjutant, of the Fifth N. J. V. It was ordered on guard duty along the B. & O. R. R. near Monocacy, Md., where it remained until June, 1863, when it moved to Harper's Ferry. In the following month, upon Lee's invasion, the garrison (French's Division) was withdrawn to Frederick, where it joined the Army of the Potomac soon after Gettysburg, becoming the Third Division of the Third Corps. The regiment was under fire at Locust Grove (Mine Run) for the first time, where it lost 14 killed, and 49 wounded; its casualties were the largest, numerically, of any regiment engaged in the various actions incidental to the Mine Run campaign. Upon the discontinuance of the third Corps, March, 1864, the division was transferred to the Sixth Corps as Ricketts's Third Division, the regiment being placed in Morris's (1st) Brigade. Its casualties in May and June, 1864, nearly all of which occurred at Cold Harbor, were 29 killed, 107 wounded, and 15 missing; the latter were mostly killed. In July the division returned to Maryland to meet Early's invasion, and at the Monocacy the regiment lost 24 killed, 87 wounded, and 29 missing, out of 350 men engaged. In the battle of the Opequon, Major Peter Vredenburgh was killed while leading a charge on a battery, the regiment losing in that action 6 killed. and 56 wounded. Colonel Truex commanded the brigade in the final and victorious assault of the corps on the works at Petersburg.

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