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24th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

Organized at Camp Cadwallader, Beverly, N. J., and mustered in September 16, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C., September 30, 1862. Attached to District of Washington October, 1862. Provisional Brigade, Casey's Division, Defences of Washington, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863.

At Camp Ingham on East Capital Hill till October 14. At Camp Nixon near Chain Bridge till October 18. Picketing Leesburg Road and fatigue duty at Forts Ethan Allen and Marcy till October 25. At Camp Cumberland till December 1. March to Falmouth, Va., December 1-9. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. At Camp Knight till January, 1863. At Camp Robertson till April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out at Beverly, N. J., June 29, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 46 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 53 Enlisted men by disease. Total 102.

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