8th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|8th Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry|
|Active||April 23, 1861 to April 23, 1863|
First Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Cross Keys
Battle of New Market
Battle of Rappahannock Station I
Second Battle of Bull Run
The regiment was organized in New York City and was mustered in for a two-year enlistment on April 23, 1861.
The regiment was mustered out of service on April 23, 1863. Men who chose to re-enlist were assigned to the 68th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
The regiment suffered 103 fatalities.
- Phisterer, Frederick (1912). New York in the War of the Rebellion. Albany: J.B. Lyon Co.
- The Union army: a history of military affairs in the loyal states, 1861-65 -- records of the regiments in the Union army -- cyclopedia of battles -- memoirs of commanders and soldier. Madison, Wisc.: Federal Pub. Co. 1908.
- New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center - Civil War - 8th Infantry Regiment History, photograph, table of battles and casualties, Civil War newspaper clippings, and historical sketch, for the 8th New York Infantry Regiment.
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