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New York 8th Infantry (Union)

Muster
  • Muster In Date:Apr 23, 1861
  • Muster Out Date:Apr 23, 1863
Other
  • Aliases:
    • 1st German Rifles, New York
  • Leaders:
    • Bvt BG John C. Tidball
    • Salm
    • Brigadier General Alfred Pleasonton
    • Brigadier General Charles Devens Jr.
    • Brigadier General John Buford
    • Brigadier General Julius Stahel
    • Brigadier General Louis Blenker
    • Brigadier General Nathaniel C. McLean
    • Brigadier General Silas Casey
    • Captain Butler Fitch
    • Captain Peter C. Regan
    • Colonel Andrew Porter
    • Colonel Benjamin F. Davis
    • Colonel David Hunter
    • Colonel Felix Salm-
    • Colonel George Lyons
    • Colonel Guilford D. Bailey
    • Colonel Leopold Von Gilsa
    • Colonel Thomas C. Devin
    • Lieutenant Herman Rosenkranz
    • Major D. H. Van Valkenburgh
    • Major Edmund M. Pope
    • Major Theodore Miller Inspector of Artillery
    • Major William S. McClure
Battles
Name
Start Date
End Date
Duration
Place
New MarketMay 15, 1864May 15, 1864< 1 dayShenandoah County, Virginia
Fort StedmanMar 25, 1865Mar 25, 1865< 1 dayPetersburg, Virginia
Brandy StationJun 9, 1863Jun 9, 1863< 1 dayCulpeper County, Virginia
GettysburgJul 1, 1863Jul 3, 18632 day(s)Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
AntietamSep 17, 1862Sep 17, 1862< 1 daySharpsburg, Maryland
Sailor's CreekApr 6, 1865Apr 6, 1865< 1 dayAmelia County, Virginia; Prince Edward County, Virginia; Nottoway County, Virginia
FredericksburgDec 13, 1862Dec 13, 1862< 1 dayFredericksburg, Virginia
Cold HarborMay 31, 1864Jun 12, 186412 day(s)Hanover County; near Mechanicsville, Virginia
First Bull RunJul 21, 1861Jul 21, 1861< 1 dayFairfax County, Virginia; Prince William County, Virginia
North AnnaMay 23, 1864May 26, 18643 day(s)Caroline County, Virginia; Hanover County, Virginia
First Rappahannock StationAug 22, 1862Aug 25, 18623 day(s)Culpeper County, Virginia; Fauquier County, Virginia
Spotsylvania Court HouseMay 8, 1864May 21, 186413 day(s)Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Cross KeysJun 8, 1862Jun 8, 1862< 1 dayRockingham County, Virginia
Appomattox Court HouseApr 9, 1865Apr 9, 1865< 1 dayAppomattox Court House, Virginia
Second Deep BottomAug 14, 1864Aug 20, 18646 day(s)Henrico County, Virginia
Second Bull RunAug 28, 1862Aug 30, 18622 day(s)Prince William County, Virginia
First Deep BottomJul 27, 1864Jul 29, 18642 day(s)Henrico County, Virginia
WilliamsburgMay 5, 1862May 5, 1862< 1 dayYork County, Virginia; James City County, Virginia; Williamsburg, Virginia
ChancellorsvilleApr 30, 1863May 6, 18636 day(s)Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Second Ream's StationAug 25, 1864Aug 25, 1864< 1 dayDinwiddie County, Virginia
GainesvilleAug 17, 1864Aug 17, 1864< 1 dayGainesville, Florida

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