Battle Unit Details


31st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

Organized at Flemmington, N. J., and mustered in September 17, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C., September 26, 1862. Attached to Abercrombie's Provisional Brigade, Casey's Division, Defences of Washington, to December, 1862. Patrick's Command, Provost Guard, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863.

Duty in the defences of Washington till November, 1862. Moved to Aquia Creek, Va., and duty there guarding railroad till January, 1863. Moved to Belle Plain, Va., and joined Army of the Potomac January 10, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Duty at Belle Plain till April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's, Mill Creek, April 29-May 2. Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Ordered home for muster out June. Mustered out June 24, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 39 Enlisted men by disease.

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