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The 2nd New Jersey Militia in Howard County

Service at Annapolis Junction and south, 5/5/1861-7/24/1861

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From http://www.firstbullrun.co.uk/NEV/Fourth%20Division/2nd-new-jersey-state-militia.html:

“Annapolis Junction, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., 5 May, 1861: The 2nd New Jersey Militia disembarked at Annapolis, Anne Arundal County, Maryland, in the morning on 5 May, 1861.

Annapolis Junction, Anne Arundel County, to Beltsville & Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Maryland, Companies D, E, I, & K, 5 May-24 July, 1861: The 2nd New Jersey Militia, Companies D and K, were ordered to proceed by the Annapolis & Elkridge Railroad to Beltsville, Prince George's County, Maryland, and Companies E and I to Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Maryland, in the evening on 5 May, 1861.

Note: The 2nd New Jersey Militia (280), Companies D, E, I, and K, under the command of of Lieutenant Colonel A Speer, were assigned to guard duty on the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, between Laurel and Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Maryland, between 5 May and 24 July, 1861.

Annapolis Junction, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., Companies A, B, C, F, G, & H, 5-6 May, 1861: The 2nd New Jersey Militia, Companies A, B, C, F, G, and H, were ordered to proceed by the Annapolis & Elkridge Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 3.30 PM on 5 May, 1861, and were accompanied by the 1st New Jersey Militia. Companies A, B, C, F, G, and H arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 12 AM on 6 May, 1861.

Constitution Office, on E Street, between Twelfth & Thirteenth Streets, Washington, D. C., 6 May, 1861: The 2nd New Jersey Militia, Companies A, B, C, F, G, and H, were stationed at the Constitution Office, on E Street, between Twelfth and Thirteenth Streets, Washington, D. C., in the morning on 6 May, 1861.”

2nd_new_jersey_militia.txt · Last modified: 2019/06/21 10:28 by admin