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The 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry was a regiment from the U.S. state of New Jersey that participated in the American Civil War.

Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 116 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 185 Enlisted men by disease. Total 317

The regiment was organized at Trenton, New Jersey, under authority of the United States Department of War on August 14, 1861 by William Halstead, a former congressman who served as a Colonel in the regiment.[1]
Mustered out at Cloud's Hills, Va., July 24, 1865.

Twelve enlisted soldiers of the regiment performed actions which later earned them the Medal of Honor. These men included;

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  1. William Halstead, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed October 31, 2007.

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