Battle Unit Details


8th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry (100 days, 1864) Militia


Organized at Readville July 13 to 26, 1864. Left State for Baltimore, Md., July 26. Attached to 3rd Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department.

Camp at Mankin's Woods till August 15. Company "B" on duty at hospitals August 12 to October 28. Companies "A" to "K" on Provost duty in Baltimore August 12 to October 28. Companies "D," "E," "G" and "H" at Camp Bradford, near Baltimore. Draft Rendezvous for Maryland and Delaware August 12 to October 28. Companies "C," "F" and "I" guard Northern Central Railroad. Headquarters at Cockeyville, Md., August 15 to September 25, then at Camp Bradford. Moved to Massachusetts October 28, and mustered out November 10, 1864.

Lost by disease 4 Enlisted men.

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