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Brief History

This regiment was organized at Philadelphia March, 1865, and ordered to the Shenandoah Valley, Va. It mustered out March 21, 1866.[1]  This regiment was also known as " The Eighth Union League regiment."

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Field and Staff Officers - See Roster

Company A - Many men were recruited in Philadelphia County and Montgomery County - SeeRoster

Company B - Many men were recruited in Lancaster County and Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company C - Many men were recruited in Lancaster Northampton County, Schuylkill County, Lackawanna County, and Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company D - Many men were recruited in Philadelphia County and Montgomery County - See Roster

Company E - Many men were recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Company F - Many men were recruited in Philadelphia County and Berks County - See Roster

Company G - Many men were recruited in Philadelphia County and Chester County - See Roster

Company H - Many men were recruited in Philadelphia County and Northampton County - See Roster

Company I - Many men were recruited in Philadelphia County and Northampton County - See Roster

Company K - Many men were recruited in Philadelphia County - See Roster

Unassigned Men - SeeRoster

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,889 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Pennsylvania in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Pennsylvania in the Civil War describes many sources, specifically for Pennsylvania, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • PaRoots gives a history of this regiment including its organization and battles. It also gives additional references and a roster for each company.
  • Ranger 95 has a history of this regiment, with Rosters for each company .

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).

 

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