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13th New Jersey Infantry

Organized: Newark, NJ; mustered in 8/25/1862
Disbanded/Mustered out: Washington, DC 6/8/1865

 

Commanding Officers at Antietam:
  Col. Ezra A. Carman
  LCol. Robert S. Swords

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Twelfth (XII) Army Corps
  Division - 1st Division, XII Corps
  Brigade - 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, XII Corps


Unit history

Organized in late August 1862, this regiment had only just reported for duty at Washington, when it was assigned to the XII Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and set off on what became the Maryland Campaign on 2 September.

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #54: Gordon's Brigade, Williams' Division - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #27: Twelfth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #28: Williams' Division, Twelfth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #55: Gordon's Brigade, Williams' Division - 17 Sep, 9 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM

After the Antietam Campaign

The Regiment was on picket duty in Maryland and Virginia through much of the winter 1862-3. They were again engaged at the battles of Chancellorsville (May 1863) and Gettysburg (July), before transferring to the Western Theater with the Corps. They were on the Atlanta and Carolina Campaigns of 1864 and 65.

References & Notes

Source: Dyer, Frederick H., A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Des Moines, Iowa: The Dyer Publishing Co., 1908

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APvtAlpine, John Died   00/00     We have some details for this person
APvtBall, William A.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
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APvtRiley, John R.AWOL   09/17
APvtSinclair, Thomas AWOL   09/17
APvtTaylor, James M.KIA   09/17
BPvtBeakes, John B.WIA   09/17
BPvtBott, Jacob AWOL   09/12
BPvtCasey, William KIA   09/17
BPvtPark, Isaac F.AWOL   09/15
BPvtWilson, Robert AWOL   09/17
CPvtArlington, Peter WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CPvtBartholomew, Agustus AWOL   09/17
CSgtBrower, Ellsworth MWIA   09/17
CPvtHughes, John AWOL   09/17
CPvtKelly, Edward AWOL   09/17
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DPvtArmstrong, James C.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
DPvtAtkins, Abram WIA   09/17
DCorpBall, Joseph A.WIA   09/17
DPvtColes, Jesse R.KIA   09/17
DPvtConselyea, Ira W.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
DPvtEgbert, John H.WIA   09/17
DPvtFreeman, Stephen WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
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DPvtHarrison, George R.KIA   09/17
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DPvtOsborne, Alexander KIA   09/17
DPvtWhitfield, George WIA   09/17
EPvtBradley, Albert WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
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EPvtLittle, William S.AWOL   10/03
EPvtMack, David WIA   09/17
EPvtWalter, Frederick WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtWilliams, Amzi P.WIA   09/17
FPvtBenedict, Oscar Died   10/20     We have some details for this person
FPvtBrant, John T.KIA   09/17
FPvtCallen, Edwin D.   
FPvtCampbell, John MWIA   09/17
FPvtColburn, Michael J.AWOL   09/17
FPvtCrawford, Isaac WIA   09/17
FPvtDobbins, Harvey W.WIA   09/17
FPvtGarretson, Gardner AWOL   10/30
FPvtHaulenbeck, George W.   
FPvtHoffland, Richard         We have some details for this person
FPvtShippen, Samuel C.WIA   09/17
FPvtShirdon, Emanuel WIA   09/17
FSgtSmith, Merton L.Died   10/25     We have some details for this person
FPvtToombs, Samuel    
FPvtWilson, John E.WIA   09/17
GPvtAnderson, Robert J.AWOL   09/16
GPvtBattershall, William H.AWOL   09/10
GPvtBradley, Thomas AWOL   09/16
GPvtGilroy, Owen AWOL   09/22
GSgtKilroy, James WIA   09/17
GPvtO'Neil, Walter AWOL   09/16
HPvtColby, Henry A,AWOL   09/18
HPvtJohnson, Daniel M.AWOL   09/18
HPvtMcDonnell, Michael KIA   09/17
HPvtSmith, James AWOL   09/17
HPvtStackhouse, William H.AWOL   09/18
HPvtVan Blarcom, John AWOL   09/18
IPvtBrooke, Henry WIA   09/17
IPvtBurr, Benjamin E.AWOL   10/24
IPvtLee, George W.AWOL   10/28
IPvtLynch, Michael AWOL   09/18
IPvtPell, William WIA   09/17
IPvtSwan, John L.AWOL   09/13
KPvtAnderson, Abraham AWOL   10/13
KPvtAnderson, John WIA   09/17
KPvtBowley, William WIA   09/17
KPvtBowne, Curtis MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
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KPvtDemarest, James J.AWOL   09/17
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KPvtDeyo, William B.AWOL   09/19
KPvtDoremus, John H.MWIA   09/17
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KPvtSisco, Andrew AWOL   09/17
KPvtTerhune, Andrew N.AWOL   09/17
KPvtVan Riper, Stephen AWOL   09/17
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