Who was the historic First New=Jersey?
Formed in the early days of the American War for Independance the First New Jersey was a part of significant campaigns throughout the war...
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General George Washington to
General Lord Sterling
The recreated 1st NJ is a 501(c)(3) incorporated in the state of New Jersey to educate the public
We govern ourselves by an Executive Board, Corporate Officers and Field Officers (heads of soldiers and civilians) elected from and by the active membership of the Regiment.
We welcome prospective members without regard for race, gender identity, orientation, or age. The 1stNJ takes pride in portraying the historic Regiment, as well as 18th c. material culture, according to best research. At the same time we're committed to a welcoming, supportive, encouraging culture where all members can develop their chosen impressions.
The 1stNJ welcomes experienced reenactors who want to explore a new aspect of the AWI without leaving their current unit, group or even era. Members who reenact with more than one group can be the cross pollination that brings new insight!