List of New Jersey Soldiers Killed at Battle of Gettysburg

lupaglupa

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There are two books that I know of which list all of the Union dead - neither is online that I could find so I don't know how easy it would to find the New Jersey regiments only. Many local history sites have lists of casualties for specific companies - you might could get at a list by looking company by company. This website has a list of New Jersey Monuments with some death info - I do not know if it is exhaustive -

https://gettysburg.stonesentinels.com/union-monuments/new-jersey/
@Tom Elmore do you have any suggestions?
 

Tom Elmore

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Union Casualties at Gettysburg, by Travis W. Busey and John W. Busey, in three volumes, would have that information.

If you were searching for a single individual, or even the dead from a company or regiment, I would gladly provide it.

Another good resource is the Final Report of the Gettysburg Battle-field Commission of New Jersey, although it does not list casualty information:

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=loc.ark:/13960/t45q5br9x&view=image&seq=11
 

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Union Casualties at Gettysburg, by Travis W. Busey and John W. Busey, in three volumes, would have that information.

If you were searching for a single individual, or even the dead from a company or regiment, I would gladly provide it.

Another good resource is the Final Report of the Gettysburg Battle-field Commission of New Jersey, although it does not list casualty information:

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=loc.ark:/13960/t45q5br9x&view=image&seq=11
I found a book called Records and Officers and Men of NJ in the Civil War. It lists the soldiers who were killed at Gettysburg every regiment. Is this an accurate book? Thanks.
 

Tom Elmore

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I found a book called Records and Officers and Men of NJ in the Civil War. It lists the soldiers who were killed at Gettysburg every regiment. Is this an accurate book? Thanks.
Yes. One just has to be careful perusing the fine print to avoid overlooking any. New Jersey had 12 infantry regiments, one cavalry regiment and two artillery batteries in the fight at Gettysburg, not counting the 4th New Jersey, which was performing train guard and provost guard duty in the area.
 

lupaglupa

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I found a book called Records and Officers and Men of NJ in the Civil War. It lists the soldiers who were killed at Gettysburg every regiment. Is this an accurate book? Thanks.
I think the thing to be sure of is the difference between men "in New Jersey regiments" and "men of NJ" which will not always be the same thing. Most of the men in the NJ regiments likely hailed from New Jersey but they may not all have.
 

rpkennedy

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Here are some of those killed or mortally wounded at Gettysburg that I've found:

5th New Jersey
2nd Lt. Henry R. Clark, A
Samuel W. Bradford, A
Patrick Ryan, A, died 7/8, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 1
Sergeant John McIvor, B, died 7/16, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 2
Corporal Edgar S. Van Winkle, B
John Ryan, C, buried in National Cemetery Section C, Grave 5
Edward Cassady, D, died 1/2/64 at Belle Isle
Captain Edward P. Berry, E, died 7/6
Henry Troch, E
1st Sergeant Theodore Sutphin, F, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 2
Patrick Tynan, F
John O. Heath, G, missing with no further record, probably killed
Samuel Henselman, H
John H. Johnson, H, missing with no further record, probably killed
Patrick Kelly, H
William H. Ketch, H, missing with no further record, probably killed
Captain Thomas Kelly, I
Corporal Thomas Norcross, I, died 10/30
William L. Bennett, I
Edward Martin, I
Sergeant Samuel Shackelton, K, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 10
J.W. Button, K, died 9/24, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 21
John Easch, K, missing with no further record, probably killed

6th New Jersey
Corporal Charles B. Yearkes, B, died 8/20, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 13
Sergeant Edgar Hudson, D, missing with no further record, probably killed
Sergeant Charles G.P. Goforth, E, died 9/1/64
Peter Wean, H, died 7/11, buried in National Cemetery Section D, Grave 13
Corporal Benjamin F. Reeves, K

7th New Jersey
Colonel Louis R. Francine, died 7/16
Sergeant Frederick Laib, A, died 7/7
Sergeant Parker S. Davis, A
Owen S. Clark, A, died 7/20
James Flavigan, A, buried in National Cemetery Section C, Grave 6
Martin Van Houten, A, buried in National Cemetery Section C, Grave 19
1st Lt. Charles F. Walker, B
George W. Berry, B, buried in National Cemetery Section C, Grave 20
Sergeant James H. Harrison, C
Sergeant James Brown, C
1st Sergeant James F. Renshaw, F, died 7/11
James Bennett, F, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 19
Joseph Hall, F, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 20
Jeremiah McNulty, F, buried in National Cemetery Section D, Grave 11
Charles P. Platt, F, died 7/24
Henry Rourke, F, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 21
Corporal Thomas Flannigan, G, buried in National Cemetery Section C, Grave 18
James Fletcher, G, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 6
Edward Mewhanney, G
John A. Dempsey, H
Sergeant William A. Ezekiel, I, buried in National Cemetery Section C, Grave 1
Charles Y. Beers, K, died 7/6
Jacob S. Hopping, K, died 7/16
Robert L. Jolly, K, died 7/22

8th New Jersey
George B. Hopwood, A
Henry M. Shugard, A, died 7/29
Anson R. Waer, A
Joseph Burroughs, B, died 7/16, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 8
Sylvester W. Hardy, B
Charles Meeker, B
John Classer, E
David Cooper, E
Sergeant James Riley, F
Thomas Van Cleave, F, died 7/17, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 3
Jonas W. Longenhuer, H

11th New Jersey
Major Philip J. Kearny (died 8/9)
Corporal Tyler L. Haring, A (died 7/4)
Benjamin F. Jackson, B (died 7/7), buried in the National Cemetery Section B, Grave 4
John H. Rue, B (died 7/19), buried in the National Cemetery Section B, Grave 5
Jacob Van Pelt (died 7/9)
Captain Andrew H. Ackerman, C
Sergeant Coram Righter, C, buried in the National Cemetery
Sergeant James B. Rister, C, buried in the National Cemetery Section D, Grave 7
Joseph Cheston, C
John Clark, Jr., C
Captain Luther Martin, D
Corporal Isaac A. Hendershot, D
James Beatty, D, officially listed as missing with no further records, likely killed
Randolph Merriman, D
Frederick C. Tuers, D, officially listed as missing with no further records, likely killed
Sergeant Eliphalet Sturtevant, E (died 7/13)
David Daley, E, officially listed as missing with no further records, likely killed
Jacob Miller, E, officially listed as missing with no further records, likely killed
Thomas Tinney, E
John L. Cozzins, F
Corporal Israel Nixon, G (died 8/2)
George S. Bird, G
George H. Bunting, G
Henry Elbertson, G, buried in the National Cemetery Section B, Grave 9
Michael Goff, G, buried in the National Cemetery Section B, Grave 7
Stewart Parent, G, bured in the National Cemetery Section A, Grave 23
Peter Robbins, G
Captain Dorastus B. Logan, H
Edward Barber, H, buried in the National Cemetery Section D, Grave 8
William Halsey, H, officially listed as missing with no further records, likely killed
Corporal John W. Joline, I (died 8/17)
Corporal James P. Stryker, I
Silas D. Clark, I
John Disborough, I, officially listed as missing with no further records, likely killed
Corporal William H. Morgan, K
Corporal Jeremiah O'Brien, K
Martin Bekie, K
Henry Kring, K

12th New Jersey
George H. Martin, A, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 9
Corporal Joseph B. Spachius, B, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 8
John Bishop, B
Edward W. Coward, B
Samuel Platt, B, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 10
William H. Spencer, B, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 16
2nd Lt. Richard H. Townsend, C, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 1
Isaac Derringer, C, known to be wounded with no further record, possibly died or deserted
Robert Gant, D, died 7/3
John Williams, D, died 7/7/64
Captain Charles K. Horsefall, E
George Anderson, E
Isaac H. Copeland, E, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 6
James A. Riley, E, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 18
Corporal Abel K. Shute, F, died 7/31
Corporal William H. Ray, F
Corporal William H. Stratton, F
George W. Adams, F, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 14
John Albright, F, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 7
William H. Johnson, F
John Conley, G
William Herring, G, died 5/20/64
Thomas R. Middleton, G
Thomas J. Rudrow, G, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 15
William B. Skill, G, missing in action with no further record and likely killed
William S. Harker, H
Daniel Kiernan, H, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 12
Daniel H. Carman, K, died 7/3
Simon W. Creamer, K, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 20
Henry S. Sockwell, K

13th New Jersey
James Parliment, C, died 7/27, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 15
Henry Damig, G, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 12

Battery A, 1st New Jersey Light Artillery
Ludwig Kreisel, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 4
George Kutter, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 5

Battery B, 1st New Jersey Light Artillery
Rensallaer Casselman
Thomas N. Post, Jr.
Richard S. Price, died 8/22, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 22

Ryan
 
Here are some of those killed or mortally wounded at Gettysburg that I've found:

5th New Jersey
2nd Lt. Henry R. Clark, A
Samuel W. Bradford, A
Patrick Ryan, A, died 7/8, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 1
Sergeant John McIvor, B, died 7/16, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 2
Corporal Edgar S. Van Winkle, B
John Ryan, C, buried in National Cemetery Section C, Grave 5
Edward Cassady, D, died 1/2/64 at Belle Isle
Captain Edward P. Berry, E, died 7/6
Henry Troch, E
1st Sergeant Theodore Sutphin, F, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 2
Patrick Tynan, F
John O. Heath, G, missing with no further record, probably killed
Samuel Henselman, H
John H. Johnson, H, missing with no further record, probably killed
Patrick Kelly, H
William H. Ketch, H, missing with no further record, probably killed
Captain Thomas Kelly, I
Corporal Thomas Norcross, I, died 10/30
William L. Bennett, I
Edward Martin, I
Sergeant Samuel Shackelton, K, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 10
J.W. Button, K, died 9/24, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 21
John Easch, K, missing with no further record, probably killed

6th New Jersey
Corporal Charles B. Yearkes, B, died 8/20, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 13
Sergeant Edgar Hudson, D, missing with no further record, probably killed
Sergeant Charles G.P. Goforth, E, died 9/1/64
Peter Wean, H, died 7/11, buried in National Cemetery Section D, Grave 13
Corporal Benjamin F. Reeves, K

7th New Jersey
Colonel Louis R. Francine, died 7/16
Sergeant Frederick Laib, A, died 7/7
Sergeant Parker S. Davis, A
Owen S. Clark, A, died 7/20
James Flavigan, A, buried in National Cemetery Section C, Grave 6
Martin Van Houten, A, buried in National Cemetery Section C, Grave 19
1st Lt. Charles F. Walker, B
George W. Berry, B, buried in National Cemetery Section C, Grave 20
Sergeant James H. Harrison, C
Sergeant James Brown, C
1st Sergeant James F. Renshaw, F, died 7/11
James Bennett, F, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 19
Joseph Hall, F, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 20
Jeremiah McNulty, F, buried in National Cemetery Section D, Grave 11
Charles P. Platt, F, died 7/24
Henry Rourke, F, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 21
Corporal Thomas Flannigan, G, buried in National Cemetery Section C, Grave 18
James Fletcher, G, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 6
Edward Mewhanney, G
John A. Dempsey, H
Sergeant William A. Ezekiel, I, buried in National Cemetery Section C, Grave 1
Charles Y. Beers, K, died 7/6
Jacob S. Hopping, K, died 7/16
Robert L. Jolly, K, died 7/22

8th New Jersey
George B. Hopwood, A
Henry M. Shugard, A, died 7/29
Anson R. Waer, A
Joseph Burroughs, B, died 7/16, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 8
Sylvester W. Hardy, B
Charles Meeker, B
John Classer, E
David Cooper, E
Sergeant James Riley, F
Thomas Van Cleave, F, died 7/17, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 3
Jonas W. Longenhuer, H

11th New Jersey
Major Philip J. Kearny (died 8/9)
Corporal Tyler L. Haring, A (died 7/4)
Benjamin F. Jackson, B (died 7/7), buried in the National Cemetery Section B, Grave 4
John H. Rue, B (died 7/19), buried in the National Cemetery Section B, Grave 5
Jacob Van Pelt (died 7/9)
Captain Andrew H. Ackerman, C
Sergeant Coram Righter, C, buried in the National Cemetery
Sergeant James B. Rister, C, buried in the National Cemetery Section D, Grave 7
Joseph Cheston, C
John Clark, Jr., C
Captain Luther Martin, D
Corporal Isaac A. Hendershot, D
James Beatty, D, officially listed as missing with no further records, likely killed
Randolph Merriman, D
Frederick C. Tuers, D, officially listed as missing with no further records, likely killed
Sergeant Eliphalet Sturtevant, E (died 7/13)
David Daley, E, officially listed as missing with no further records, likely killed
Jacob Miller, E, officially listed as missing with no further records, likely killed
Thomas Tinney, E
John L. Cozzins, F
Corporal Israel Nixon, G (died 8/2)
George S. Bird, G
George H. Bunting, G
Henry Elbertson, G, buried in the National Cemetery Section B, Grave 9
Michael Goff, G, buried in the National Cemetery Section B, Grave 7
Stewart Parent, G, bured in the National Cemetery Section A, Grave 23
Peter Robbins, G
Captain Dorastus B. Logan, H
Edward Barber, H, buried in the National Cemetery Section D, Grave 8
William Halsey, H, officially listed as missing with no further records, likely killed
Corporal John W. Joline, I (died 8/17)
Corporal James P. Stryker, I
Silas D. Clark, I
John Disborough, I, officially listed as missing with no further records, likely killed
Corporal William H. Morgan, K
Corporal Jeremiah O'Brien, K
Martin Bekie, K
Henry Kring, K

12th New Jersey
George H. Martin, A, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 9
Corporal Joseph B. Spachius, B, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 8
John Bishop, B
Edward W. Coward, B
Samuel Platt, B, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 10
William H. Spencer, B, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 16
2nd Lt. Richard H. Townsend, C, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 1
Isaac Derringer, C, known to be wounded with no further record, possibly died or deserted
Robert Gant, D, died 7/3
John Williams, D, died 7/7/64
Captain Charles K. Horsefall, E
George Anderson, E
Isaac H. Copeland, E, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 6
James A. Riley, E, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 18
Corporal Abel K. Shute, F, died 7/31
Corporal William H. Ray, F
Corporal William H. Stratton, F
George W. Adams, F, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 14
John Albright, F, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 7
William H. Johnson, F
John Conley, G
William Herring, G, died 5/20/64
Thomas R. Middleton, G
Thomas J. Rudrow, G, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 15
William B. Skill, G, missing in action with no further record and likely killed
William S. Harker, H
Daniel Kiernan, H, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 12
Daniel H. Carman, K, died 7/3
Simon W. Creamer, K, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 20
Henry S. Sockwell, K

13th New Jersey
James Parliment, C, died 7/27, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 15
Henry Damig, G, buried in National Cemetery Section B, Grave 12

Battery A, 1st New Jersey Light Artillery
Ludwig Kreisel, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 4
George Kutter, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 5

Battery B, 1st New Jersey Light Artillery
Rensallaer Casselman
Thomas N. Post, Jr.
Richard S. Price, died 8/22, buried in National Cemetery Section A, Grave 22

Ryan
When you see all those names it brings it all home. Very sad ! There are a few other regiments that fought there that may have also had a few members killed . You did a great job listing the ones you did and as a proud Jersey boy I say thank you.
 

rpkennedy

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When you see all those names it brings it all home. Very sad ! There are a few other regiments that fought there that may have also had a few members killed . You did a great job listing the ones you did and as a proud Jersey boy I say thank you.

You are most welcome. I'm certain that this is not a comprehensive list but just what I found using the compiled regimental rosters. It should definitely be a good start for those interested.

As a New York native, I put together a similar list for their units.

Ryan
 

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