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Vermont 8th Volunteer Infantry, Company A (Union)


Organized - Vermont 8th Volunteer Infantry, Company A - Vermont


Battle - Port Hudson - East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana; East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Port Hudson
Port Hudson

In cooperation with Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's final offensive against Vicksburg, Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks's army moved against the Confederate stronghold at Port Hudson on the Mississippi River. Like Vicksburg, Port Hudson was located atop high bluffs at the river bank that commanded the river. On May 11th, Banks learned that some Confederates had been moved from Port Hudson to support the forces defending Vicksburg, so he sought to move upon the garrison before those troops could be replaced. Banks…READ MORE


Battle - Cedar Creek - Frederick County, Virginia; Shenandoah County, Virginia; Warren County, Virginia

Cedar Creek
Cedar Creek

Also known as: Cedar Creek, Belle GroveREAD MORE


Mustered Out - Vermont 8th Volunteer Infantry, Company A - Vermont

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