3rd Regiment, New Jersey Volunteer Infantry (3 months)

Regiment organized at Trenton, N.J., and mustered in April 27, 1861. Left State for Annapolis, Md., May 3, 1861. Reported to General Butler May 5, thence moved to Washington, D.C., arriving May 6. At Meridian Hill till May 24. Occupation of Arlington Heights May 24. Attached to Runyon's New Jersey Brigade, Defenses of Washington, to June, 1861. 1st Brigade, Runyon's Reserve Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to July, 1861.


  • Duty on line of Alexandria & Loudon Railroad till July 16.
  • Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21.
  • Battle of Bull Run July 21 (Reserve).
  • Mustered out July 31, 1861.

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3rd Regiment NJVI (3 months)