8th Pennsylvania Reserve (37th) Volunteer Infantry Monument
Recruited Co. "A" Armstrong County; Co "B" Dauphin County; Cos. "C" & "E" Alleghany county; Cos. "D" & "G" Fayette County; Co. "F" Bedford County; co. "H" Clarion County; Co. "K" Washington County; Co. "I" Green County. Mustered into United States Service July 29, 1861, at Meridian Hill, D.C.; mustered out at Pittsburg May 24, 1864.
Summary Total enlistment, 1062; killed and died of wounds 158; total killed and wounded 490, captured and missing 147. Died of disease and accidents in prison 68.
Virtue, Liberty and Independence
Did You Know?
Colonel Nelson Miles of the 64th New York Infantry was a volunteer officer at Antietam and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery at Chancellorsville. After the Civil War he remained in the Army and by the Spanish American War in 1898 he was the Commanding General of the U.S. Army.