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New Jersey 14th Volunteer Infantry (Union)

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Regiment mustered in on August 26th, 1862. Regiment mustered out of service on June 18th, 1865.

Notable Battles:

  • Skirmish at Locust Grove, Virginia fought on November 27th, 1863
  • Wilderness fought on May 5th, 1864 - May 7th, 1864 near Spotslyvania County, Virginia; Orange County, Virginia
  • Spotsylvania Court House fought on May 8th, 1864 - May 21st, 1864 near Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Skirmish at Hanover Court House, Virginia fought on May 30th, 1864
  • Cold Harbor fought on May 31st, 1864 - June 12th, 1864 near Hanover Co; near Mechanicsville
  • Monocacy fought on July 9th, 1864 near Frederick County, Maryland
  • Third Winchester fought on September 19th, 1864 near Frederick County, Virginia; Winchester, Virginia
  • Fisher's Hill fought on September 21st, 1864 - September 22nd, 1864 near Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • Cedar Creek fought on October 19th, 1864 near Frederick County, Virginia; Shenandoah County, Virginia; Warren County, Virginia
  • Third Petersburg fought on April 2nd, 1865 near Dinwiddie County, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia
  • Appomattox Court House fought on April 9th, 1865

Regiment was made up of:

  • Company A
  • Company B
  • Company C
  • Company D
  • Company E
  • Company F
  • Company G
  • Company H
  • Company I
  • Company K
  • Company F&S (Field and Staff)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

  • Bartruff, Charles M. (Sergeant Major, August 1862 - October 1862; Second Lieutenant, October 1862 - September 1864; Captain, September 1864 - October 1864; Major, October 1864 - April 1865; Lieutenant Colonel/Captain, April 1865 - June 1865)
  • Bradley, Roderick (Principal Musician, May 1863 - June 1865)
  • Buckelew, F Lemuel (^Adjutant/First Lieutenant/First Lieutenant/adjutant, August 1862 - December 1864)
  • Chambre, Herbert B (Assistant Surgeon, ? - August 1863)
  • Cowart, Enoch L (Quartermaster/Regimental Quartermaster, August 1862 - August 1862; First Lieutenant, August 1862 - June 1865)
  • Disbrow, R. Lefferts (Assistant Surgeon/First Lieutenant, August 1863 - June 1865)
  • Fisher, John G. (Sergeant Major, November 1862 - January 1864; Second Lieutenant, January 1864 - June 1864; First Lieutenant/Second Lieutenant, June 1864 - August 1864)
  • Foster, William H. (Sergeant Major, September 1864 - October 1864; First Lieutenant, October 1864 - December 1864; First Lieutenant And Adjutant, December 1864 - March 1865; Captain, March 1865 - June 1865)
  • Hall, Caldwell Keppele (^Lieutenant Colonel, ? - April 1861; Adjutant, April 1861 - July 1861; Brigadier General/First Lieutenant/Lieutenant Colonel, August 1862 - September 1864; Brevet Brig-gen/Brevet Colonel/Brigadier General/Colonel/Full Lieutenant Colonel, March 1865 - ?)
  • Harvey, Cornelius V (Principal Musician/Musician, May 1863 - June 1865)
  • Janeway, Jacob J. (Captain, August 1862 - September 1864; Major, September 1864 - December 1864; Lieutenant Colonel, December 1864 - April 1865; Colonel/Lieutenant Colonel, April 1865 - June 1865)
  • Letherbury, William (Sergeant Major/First Lieutenant, January 1865 - June 1865)
  • Linden, Augustus (Principal Musician, August 1862 - February 1863)
  • Linder, Augustus (Principal Musician, August 1862 - September 1862; Second Lieutenant, September 1862 - February 1863)
  • Martin, Joseph S. (Assistant Surgeon, August 1862 - December 1863; Surgeon, December 1863 - June 1865)
  • Patterson, John C. (Colonel/Lieutenant Colonel/Major, March 1865 - June 1865)
  • Rose, Frank B. (Chaplain, 1861 - September 1862; Chaplain, September 1862 - June 1865)
  • Ross, William H. (Sergeant Major, January 1864 - September 1864; First Lieutenant, September 1864 - October 1864)
  • Ryan, Henry S. (Comm Sergeant/Commissary Sergeant, August 1862 - June 1865)
  • Smith, Elias D. (Quatermaster Sergeant/Quartermaster Sergeant, February 1863 - June 1865)
  • Treganowan, Ambrose (Surgeon, August 1862 - August 1862; Surgeon, August 1862 - December 1863)
  • Truex, William Snyder (Brevet Brig-gen/Brigadier General/Full Colonel/Major, April 1865 - June 1865)
  • VanDusen, Robert A (Hospital Steward, January 1865 - February 1865; Corporal/Hospital Steward, February 1865 - June 1865)
  • Vredenburgh, Peter (%Major, August 1862 - September 1864)
  • Wardell, George C (Sergeant, August 1862 - December 1863; First Sergeant, December 1863 - February 1865; Sergeant Major, February 1865 - March 1865; First Lieutenant/Sergeant Major, March 1865 - June 1865)
  • Wolverton, Joseph W. (Assistant Surgeon, July 1862 - September 1862; Surgeon, September 1862 - November 1862)
  • Wright, Ebenezer (Quatermaster Sergeant, September 1862 - January 1863; Second Lieutenant, January 1863 - November 1863)
  • Yard, Benjamin F. (Hospital Steward, August 1862 - December 1863; Assistant Surgeon/Hospital Steward, December 1863 - January 1865)