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

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  • 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,...
  • Brig. General Theodore Runyon (New Jersey Militia) (1822 - 1896)
    Theodore Runyon (October 29, 1822 – January 27, 1896) was a United States politician, diplomat, and American Civil War brigadier general in the New Jersey Militia, serving with the Union Army ...

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