United States Regiments & Batteries > New Jersey > 30th New Jersey Infantry Regiment

The 30th New Jersey Infantry Regiment lost 2 officers and 62 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

The regiment was organized at Flemmington, New Jersey.
September 17 Mustered in for nine months Federal service under the command of Colonel Alexander E. Donaldson.
September 30 Left New Jersey for Washington, D.C., with just over 1,000 men. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C. attached to Abercrombie’s Provisional Brigade, Casey’s Division, Defenses of Washington
November Moved to Aquia Creek, Virginia, and duty there guarding the railroad
November 30 The regiment was moved to Fort Carroll
December Attached to Patrick’s Command. Provost Guard, Army of the Potomac
January 10 Moved to Belie Plain, Virginia and attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac
January 20-24 “Mud March”
February-April Duty at Belle Plain
April 27-May 6

Chancellorsville Campaign

April 29-May 2 Operations at Pollock’s Mill Creek
May 2-5
Battle of Chancellorsville

The regiment was not engaged and suffered no casualties.

June Ordered home for muster out
June 27 The 30th New Jersey Infantry Regiment mustered out