8th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry

Mustered December 29, 1861 in Manchester*
3 Year Commission

*On January 1, 1865, 341 members of the 8th formed into the Veteran Battalion 8th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry.  These members were mustered out on October 28, 1865.
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    Total Men: 1,603
    Casualties (Killed or Mortal Wound): 99
    Deaths: 232

    Organization:

    Organized at Manchester and mustered in December 23, 1861. Left State for Boston, Mass., January 24, 1862; thence sailed for Ship Island, Miss., February 15, arriving there March 15. Attached to Butler's New Orleans Expedition to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1862. Independent Command, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to September, 1863.

    The 8th was involved in 21 engagements.
    The highest casualties came at Port Hudson -59, Labadieville,La. -16.


Companies:
Field & Staff
A-B-C-D-E
F-G-H-I-K
Unknown

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