27th Regiment, New Jersey Volunteer Infantry


Organized at Camp Frelinghuysen, Newark, N. J, and mustered in September 3, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 9, 1862. At East Capital Hill till October 29 and near Alexandria, Va., till December 1. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Casey's Division, Defenses of Washington, D.C., to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1863, and Army of the Ohio, to June, 1863.



    Moved to Fredericksburg December 1-10.

    Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15.

    "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863.

    Moved to Newport News, Va., February 11-13, thence to Suffolk, Va.,

    March 18, and to Lexington and Nicholasville, Ky., March 19-28.

    Operations against Pegram's forces till May.

    Expedition to Monticello April 25-May 8.

    Monticello May 1.

    Camp near Somerset till June 3.

    Moved to Hickman's Bridge, thence to Cincinnati, Ohio, June 15.

    Volunteered services in Pennsylvania during Lee's invasion of that state, after term had expired.

    On duty at Wheeling, W. Va., and at Pittsburg, Pa., and vicinity till June 26.

    Moved to Harrisburg, Pa., June 26, thence to New Jersey and mustered out July 2, 1863.


Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 93 Enlisted men by disease. Total 94.


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27th Regiment NJVI