The 4th New Jersey Regiment

  • Authorized on September 16, 1776 in the Continental Army as the 4th New Jersey Regiment.
  • Assigned on December 27, 1776 to the Main Continental Army.
  • Organized between November 27- February 17 at Morristown. It was to consist of 8 companies.
  • Assigned on May 22, 1777 to the New Jersey Brigade, an element of the Main Continental Army.
  • Disbanded on February 7, 1779 at Elizabethtown.



The 4th New Jersey Regiment from the revolution as followed by the 4th NJ in the Civil War. The original was raised on September 16, 1776 at Elizabethtown, New Jersey for service with the Continental Army. The regiment would see action at the Battle of Brandywine, Battle of Germantown and the Battle of Monmouth. The regiment was disbanded on February 7, 1779 at Elizabethtown, New Jersey.

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