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The 24th New Jersey Infantry Regiment lost 3 officers and 46 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 53 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
The 24th New Jersey Infantry Regiment was organized at Camp Cadwallader, Beverly, N.J.
September 16 Mustered in under Colonel William B. Robertson
September 30 Left State for Washington, D.C. Attached to District of Washington at Camp Ingham on East Capital Hill
October 14 At Camp Nixon near Chain Bridge attached to Provisional Brigade, Casey’s Division, Defenses of Washington
October 18 Picketed Leesburg Road and fatigue duty at Forts Ethan Allen and Marcy
October 25 At Camp Cumberland
December 1-9 March to Falmouth, Va. attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Potomac
December 12-15

Battle of Fredericksburg

December- At Camp Knight
1863
January At Camp Robertson
April 27-May 6

Chancellorsville Campaign

May 1-5

Battle of Chancellorsville

June 29 The 24th New Jersey Infantry Regiment mustered out at Beverly, N.J.