United States Regiments & Batteries > New Jersey

The First New Jersey Militia Regiment lost 1 man to disease during the Civil War.

April 30 The First New Jersey Militia Regiment was organized at Trenton, N.J., for three months service and mustered in under the command og Colonel Adolphus J. Johnson, Lieutenant Colonel James Peckwell and Major William Michels
May 3 Left New Jersey for Annapolis, Maryland.
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

July 21

Battle of Bull Run (Manassas)

The regiment was in reserve and suffered no casualties.

July 31 The First New Jersey Militia Regiment mustered out at Newark, N.J.