United States Regiments & Batteries > New Jersey

The 3rd New Jersey Cavalry Regiment lost 3 officers or 47 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 officers and 105 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

November Organized at Camp Bayard, Trenton, N.J. as the 36th Volunteers and mustered in by companies under Colonel Andrew J. Morrison
December 2 Company D mustered in
January 4 Company E mustered in
January 6 Companies G and H mustered in
January 12 Company F mustered in
January 22 Company C mustered in
January 26 Company A mustered in
January 29 Company B mustered in
March 24 Companies I, K, L and M mustered in
April 5-7 March to Annapolis, Md.
April 29 Guard Orange & Alexandria Railroad attached to Cavalry, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
May 3-June 12 Campaign from the Rapidan to the James attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac
May 5-7
The Wilderness
May 5 Near Germanin Ford
May 6 Picket on the Rapidan
May 7 Guard pontoons
May 8-9 Expedition to Fredericksburg
May 9-21
Spotsylvania Court House
May 19 United States Ford
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
May 31 Mechump’s Creek
June 1 Ashland Station
June 1-12
Cold Harbor
June 2 Totopotomoy, Gaines’ Mill, Salem Church and Hawes’ Shop
June 3 Hawes’ Shop
June 11 Bethesda Church
June 13 White Oak Swamp
June 15 Smith’s Store, near St. Mary’s Church
June 20 Weldon Railroad
June 22-23 Jerusalem Plank Road
June 27 Milford Station
June 27-July 16 Picket duty at City Point
July 16-25 Duty at Light House Point
July 25 First Assault on Petersburg
July 30 Mine Explosion, Petersburg (Companies A and E)
August 7-
November 28
Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign
August 17 Winchester
August 21 Summit Point
August 21 Middleway
August 25 Near Kearneysville
August 29 Colonel Morrison resigned
September 8 Alexander C. M. Pennington becomes colonel
September 13 Abraham’s Creek, near Winchester
September 19
Third Battle of Winchester
September 20 Near Cedarville
September 21 Front Royal
September 22 Milford
September 29 Waynesboro
October 2 Bridgewater
October 8-9 Tom’s Brook (“Woodstock Races”)
October 10-13 Picket at Cedar Creek
October 13 Cedar Creek
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek
November 12 Newtown (or Middletown)
November 22 Rude’s Hill, near Mr. Jackson
December 19-22 Expedition from Kernstown to Lacey’s Springs
December 21 Lacey’s Springs
February 27-
March 24
Sheridan’s Raid from Winchester
March 2 Occupation of Staunton and Action at Waynesboro
March 3 Occupation of Charlottesville
March 15 Near Ashland
March 28-
April 9
Appomattox Campaign
March 30-31 Dinwiddie Court House
April 1 Five Forks
April 2 Fall of Petersburg
April 3 Namozine Church
April 6 Sailor’s Creek
April 8 Appomattox Station
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

April 23-27 Expedition to Danville and South Boston
May March to Washington. D.C.
May 23 Grand Review
August 1 Mustered out at Washington, D, C.