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34th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry

Organization commenced at Beverly, N. J. Company "A" mustered in September 3; Company "C" September 21, and Company "G" September 23, 1863. Transferred to Trenton, N. J., October 3, 1863, and Company "B" organized October 15; Company "D" October 6; Company "E" October 26; Company "F" October 8; Company "H" October 6; Company "I" October 20, and Company "K" November 9, 1863. Left State for Eastport, Miss., November 16, 1863. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1864. District of Paducah, Ky., Dept. of the Ohio, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865. District of Alabama, Dept. of the Gulf, to April, 1866.

Moved from Eastport, Miss., to Columbus, Ky., December 12-20, 1863, thence to Union City, Tenn., December 20. Expedition to Huntington, Tenn., in pursuit of Forest December 22, 1863, to January 21, 1864. Garrison duty at Columbus, Ky., January 21 to August 28. Expedition to Riley's Landing February 17. Near Island No. 10 March 6. Scout from Island No. 10 to New Madrid March 18 (Co. "C"). Skirmishes at Columbus, Ky., March 27 and April 11-13. Hickman June 10. Expedition into the interior July 9-12. (Co. "C" on duty at Island No. 10 July and August.) Clinton July 10. Expedition to Uniontown, Ky., against Johnston and Adams August 15-25. Moved to Mayfield, Ky., August 28. Duty there and at Paducah, Ky., till December. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., December 25, thence to Eastport, Miss., January 11, 1865, and duty there till February 7. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 7-22. Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25, and provost duty there, at Montevallo, Talladega, Gainesville, Tuscaloosa and other points in Alabama till April, 1866. Mustered out April 10, 1866. Discharged at Trenton, N. J., April 30, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 164 Enlisted men by disease. Total 170.

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