8th Regt. Pennsylvania Reserver Volunteer Corps

8th Regt. Pennsylvania Reserver Volunteer Corps (HM3FW)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 29.325', W 77° 44.722'

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Inscription
(At the base of the front):37th Regiment of the Line

(Inscription on the Back):
8th Pa. Reserve Vol. Inf.
Major Silas M. Baily.
2nd Brigade, 3rd Div., 1st Corps.

Advanced about 800 yards south and became
engaged with Hood's Confederate Division.

Loss at Antietam.
Killed 12, Wounded 44.
Engagements.
Mechanicsville, Va. June 26th, 1862.
Gaines Mills, Va. June 27th, 1862.
Charles City Cross Roads, Va. June 30th, 1862.
Malvern Hill, Va. July 1st, 1862.
Second Bull Run, Va. Aug. 28th, 29th, and 30th, 1862.
South Mountain, Md. Sept. 14th, 1862.
Antietam, Md. Sept. 16th and 17th, 1862.
Fredericksburg, Va. Dec. 13th, 1862.
Wilderness, Va. May 5th to 17th, 1864.
Spotsylvania, Va. May 5th to 17th, 1864.

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Recruited
Co. A Armstrong County. Co. B Dauphin County.
Co. C & E Allegheny County. Co. D & G Fayette County.
Co. F Bedford County. Co. H Clarion County.
Co. K Washington County. Co. I Green County.
Mustered into United STates Service July 29th, 1861
At Meridan Hill, D.C.
Mustered out at Pittsburg May 24th, 1864.
Summary
Total enlistment, 1062. Killed and died of wounds 158.
Total killed and wounded 490. Captured and missing 147.
Died of disease and accidents in prison 68.
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HM NumberHM3FW
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Year Placed1906
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 3:00am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263900 N 4374614
Decimal Degrees39.48875000, -77.74536667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 29.325', W 77° 44.722'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 29' 19.50" N, 77° 44' 43.32" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17834 Mansfield Ave, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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