United States Regiments & Batteries > New Jersey

The 2nd New Jersey Cavalry Regiment lost 3 officers and 48 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 190 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

June-July Organized at Camp Parker, Trenton, N.J. under Colonel Joseph Karge as the 32nd Volunteers.
August 15 Mustered in
October 5 Left State for Washington, D.C. In camp near Alexandria, Va., attached to Stoneman’s Cavalry Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington
October 18 Scout to Annandale (Companies B, C, G and L)
November 9-28 Moved to Eastport, Miss.
December 6 To Columbus, Ky. attached to District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee
December 15 To Union City, Tenn. Attached to Waring’s Cavalry Brigade, 16th Army Corps
December 23 Garrison and scout duty at Paris, Tenn.
January 16-20 Moved to Union City attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps
January 22-27 Expedition from Union City to Trenton
January 28-February 8 March from Union City to Memphis and Colliersville, Tenn.
February 11-26 Smith’s Expedition to Okolona, Miss.
February 19 Aberdeen, Miss.
February 20 Prairie Station
February 20-21 West Point
February 21-22 Okolona
February 22 Ivy’s Farm
February 23 Tallahatchie River
March 16-April 14 Operations against Forest in West Tennessee and Kentucky
April 5 Near Memphis
April 10 Raleigh
April 30-May 9 Sturgis’ Expedition to Ripley, Miss.
May 2 Bolivar, Tenn.
May 23 Holly Springs
June 1-13 Sturgis’ Expedition to Guntown
June 10 Brice’s Cross Roads or Tishamingo Creek, near Guntown attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, District of West Tennessee
June 11 Ripley
June 25-July 5 Duty on Memphis & Charleston Railroad between Moscow and LaGrange
July 4-24 Expedition from Memphis to Grand Gulf, Miss. (Detachment)
July 5-6 Moved to Vicksburg, Miss.
July 14 Port Gibson
July 15-16 Grand Gulf
August 1-30 Smith’s Expedition to Oxford, Miss.
August 9 Hurricane Creek and Oxford
August 14 Tallahatchie River
August 19 Waterford
August 31 Duty at Memphis, Tenn.
October 15 Hernando
November Attached to 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi
December 2 Yazoo City
December 10 Chickasawba Bridge
December 20 Grierson’s Raid to destroy Mobile & Ohio Railroad, attched to 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of West Tennessee
December 25 Verona
December 28 Egypt Station
January 19 Moved to Natchez, Miss.
February Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Military Division West Mississippi
March 4 Moved to New Orleans, La., and camp at Carrollton
April 5 Moved to Mobile, Ala.
April 8 Spanish Fort
April Fort Blakely
April 17 Expedition from Blakely, Ala., to Georgetown, Ga. attached to 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf
April 30 Moved to Columbus, Miss.
June 7 Moved to Vicksburg
July-November Duty at Vicksburg and at Natchez, Port Gibson and Brookhaven
November 1 Mustered out at Vicksburg, Miss.