The Civil War in the East

26th New Jersey Infantry Regiment

The 26th New Jersey Infantry Regiment lost 1 officer and 14 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 21 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.




Organized at Camp Frelinghuysen, Newark, N.J.

September 18

Mustered in

September 26

Left State for Washington, D.C. and Camp on Capital Hill

October 1

Moved to Frederick, Md.

October 11

To Hagerstown, Md. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

October 31-November 19

Movement to Falmouth, Va.

December 12-15

Battle of Fredericksburg, Va.


January 20-24

"Mud March"


At Falmouth, Va.

April 27-May 6

Chancellorsville Campaign

April 29-May 2

Operations at Franklin's Crossing

May 3

Battle of Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg

May 3-4

Salem Heights

May 4

Banks' Ford

June 5-13

Franklin's Crossing

June 17

Reached Washington, D.C.

June 27

Mustered out at Newark, N.J.

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