Belleville and Nutley in the Civil War

A Brief History

 by Anthony Buccino

Belleville and Nutley in the Civil War-A Brief History by Anthony BuccinoA compilation of information documenting the participation of the New Jersey towns of Belleville and Nutley in the American Civil War. Includes information on six local soldiers killed in action in the War Between the States, plus information on the battle campaigns in which they gave up their lives. Also lists information on local participation in various New Jersey and other state militias.

  • Foreword

  • In The Beginning

  • Belleville Men Killed In Action

  • Veterans Of Belleville

  • Diary of James C. Taylor

  • 39th Regiment - Infantry - Volunteers

  • Nutley (Franklin) Men Killed In Action

  • On Far-Flung Battlefields Nutley’s Sons Died

  • Call For Volunteers

  • Veterans of Nutley

  • Acknowledgements

  • About the Editor

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Belleville Men Killed In Action

 Thomas Stevens (Stephens) was killed June 27, 1862

Captain Henry Benson died August 11, 1862

John Rogers (Rodgers) died April 8, 1865

 Nutley (Franklin) Men Killed In Action

 Sgt. John Donaldson, May 17, 1862

Byron Lawton, September 14, 1862

James H. Cunningham, May 3, 1863


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