8th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

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8th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at South Framingham May 11 to 14,1898, with 47 officers and 896 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to Second Brigade, Third Division, First Army Corps, May 19
    • Assigned to Second Brigade, Second Division, First Army Corps, October 7
  • Movements:
    • Left South Framingham May 16; arrived at Chickamauga, Ga., May 19
    • Left Chickamauga August 23; arrived at Lexington, Ky., August 24
    • Left Lexington November 11; arrived at Americus, Ga., November 12
    • Companies B, L, G, and M left Americus January 6,1899; arrived at Savannah, Ga., January 7
    • Sailed from Savannah on steamship "Obdam" January 7; arrived at Matanzas, Cuba, January 10
    • Companies A, C, D, E, F, H, I, and K left Americus January 8; arrived at Savannah January 9
    • Sailed from Savannah on steamship "Michigan" January 10; arrived at Matanzas, Cuba, January 13.
    • Regiment left Matanzas on steamship "Meade" April 4; arrived at Boston, Mass., April 9

Mustered out of the serVICe of the United States at Boston, Mass., April 28, 1899, with 46 officers and 1,161 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers--died of disease, 1. Enlisted men-died of disease, 30; deserted, 15.


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