8th Wisconsin: The “Old Abe” Regiment
Written on:February 9, 2013
[First Posted at my blog4history website] The Eighth Regiment was organized at Camp Randall, Madison, and its muster into the United States service completed on the 13th of September, 1861, and on the 12th of October, it left the State for St. Louis. Arriving at St. Louis on the 14th of October, the regiment was soon after sent to Pilot Knob, on the Iron Mountain Railroad. On the 20th, the…Read more...
In category: Civil War Soldiers, Regimental History