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New Jersey in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

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  • Pvt. Clinton Robert Swick (USA) (1845 - 1910)
    Clinton Robert Swick served as a private in Companies F and B 15th Regiment, New Jersey Infantry in the Union Army during the Civil War.
  • Alexander Turner (1845 - 1923)
    Alexander "Alec" Turner was the son of Robert Turner and Rose Berkley Alexander served as a Private, 1st New Jersey Colored Infantry from July 20, 1862. He mustered out in 1865. The 1890 Census of Ci...
  • Maj. Gabriel Grant (USA) (1826 - 1909)
    Prior to the Civil War, Maj. Gabriel Grant, a prominent physician from Newark, N.J., served on a special health commission to battle the cholera epidemic then spreading throughout the city. At the ou...
  • Colonel William Joyce Sewell (USA), U.S. Senator (1835 - 1901)
    William Joyce Sewell (December 6, 1835 – December 27, 1901) was born in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland immigrating to the United States in 1851 where he worked in the merchant industry in Chi...
  • Colonel William R. Montgomery (USA) (1801 - 1871)
    Commanded the 1st New Jersey Regiment at the First Battle of Bull Run. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- William Reading Montgomery: Born July 10,...

This project is used to relate all units from New Jersey who served in the Union Army.