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

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  • 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 ...
  • Brevet Maj. General Emerson Opdycke (USA) (1830 - 1884)
    Samuel Emerson Opdycke (January 7, 1830 – April 25, 1884) was a businessman and Union brigadier general during the American Civil War. Early years Opdycke was born on a farm in Hubbard, Oh...

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