8th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

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8th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (1898-1898) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Columbus, Ohio, May 13, 1898, with 48 officers and 838 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to Second Brigade, First Division, Second Army Corps, May 19
    • Assigned to Second Provisional Brigade, Fifth Army Corps, July 10
  • Movements:
    • Left Columbus May 18; arrived at Camp Alger, Va., May 19
    • Left Camp Alger July 5; arrived at New York City same date
    • Sailed from New York City on steamship "St. Paul" July 6; arrived at Santiago, Cuba, July 10
    • Participated in the Santiago campaign
    • Sailed from Santiago August 18; arrived at Montauk Point, N. Y., August 26
    • Left Montauk Point September 6; arrived at Columbus, Ohio, September 8
    • Furloughed for sixty days September 9.

Mustered out of the service of the United States at Wooster, Ohio, November 21, 1898, with 50 officers and 1,180 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-died of disease, 4. Enlisted men-died of disease, 68; deserted, 2.


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