United States Regiments & Batteries > New Jersey

The 1st New Jersey Militia lost 1 man to disease

April 30 Organized at Trenton, N.J., for three months service and mustered in under Colonel Adolphus J. Johnson, Lieutenant Colonel James Peckwell and Major William Michels
May 3 Left State for Annapolis, Md.
May 5 Reported to General Butler
May 6 Moved to Washington, D.C. and assigned to the Department of Washington. Camp at Meridian Hill
May 23-24 Invasion of Virginia
May 24 Occupation of Arlington Heights
May 24-July 16 Duty on line of Alexandria & Loudon Railroad
July 16 Attached to 1st Brigade, Runyon’s Reserve Division, McDowell’s Army of Northeast Virginia
July 17-21 Advance on Manassas, Va.
July 21
Battle of Bull Run

The regiment was in reserve and suffered no casualties.

July 31 Mustered out at Newark, N.J.