6th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry

The 6th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry (also called the "6th New Jersey Volunteers") was regiment of infantry from New Jersey that served in the Army of the Potomac during the American Civil War.

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... A monument to the 6th New Jersey Infantry stands in the "Valley of Death" near Devil's Den in the Gettysburg National Military Park ...

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