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February 20, 1864
 A number of African-American New Jerseyans fought in the ranks of the Eighth United States Colored Infantry regiment at the battle of Olustee, Florida.

February 12, 1948
Under orders from Governor Alfred E. Driscoll, New Jersey became the first state to desegregate its National Guard.

August 23, 1917
The Seventy-Eighth Division headquarters was activated at Camp Dix, New Jersey, and the first recruits arrived the following month.

Camp Kilmer, NJ, located just north of New Brunswick in Piscataway. The camp was activated in June 1942.

April 6, 1944: Mrs. Mary V. Duby joined American Legion Post #128 in Teaneck, NJ, becoming the first female American Legionnaire in the state.

In 1924, Colonel John B. Schoffel, the regular army instructor/adviser for the NJ National Guard, landed on the Sea Girt parade ground in a Navy airship.

Photo of beach defense maneuvers by the NJ National Guard soldiers mobilized at Fort Dix in 1940.

Researchers

Researchers interested in viewing our collections should contact Mr. Joseph Bilby, Assistant Curator, at (732) 974-5966.