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New York 8th Infantry, Company H (Union)

4/23/61

Organized - New York 8th Infantry, Company H - New York

6/8/62

Battle - Cross Keys - Rockingham County, Virginia

Cross Keys
Cross Keys

Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont's and his 11,000-man Mountain Department army were tasked with keeping Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's two-division force engaged in the Shenandoah Valley and unable to join with Robert E. Lee's army defending Richmond during the Peninsula Campaign against the Confederate capital. In early June, Jackson's men under Maj. Gen. Richard S. Ewell were encamped in the vicinity of Cross Keys on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River. Union screening cavalry approached Jackson f…READ MORE

4/23/63

Mustered Out - New York 8th Infantry, Company H - New York

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