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The 8th New York Cavalry in Howard County

Service at Relay House, 6/23/1862-8/29/1862

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WIKIPEDIA - “The 8th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry, also known as the “Rochester Regiment,” was a regiment of the Union Army that fought during the American Civil War. It was a volunteer unit organized in Rochester on November 14, 1861, and left the state on November 29. It was mustered out on June 27, 1865.[1]

The regiment served at various times in the defense of Washington D.C., in the Department of the Shenandoah, in the Middle Department and in the Army of the Potomac.

When the regiment was mustered out, June 27, 1865, it was commanded by Colonel Edmund Mann Pope. In total, the regiment lost 324 men, including 19 officers and 305 enlisted men.”

Company A – Principally recruited in Monroe County, Yates County, and Ontario County.
Company B – Principally recruited in Monroe County and Livingston County.
Company C – Principally recruited in Monroe County, Tioga County, and Wayne County.
Company D – Principally recruited in Monroe County, Wayne County, and Ontario County.
Company E – Principally recruited in Monroe County and Niagara County.
Company F – Principally recruited in Monroe County, Oswego County, Orleans County, and Tioga County.
Company G – Principally recruited in Monroe County, Ontario County, Seneca County, and Cayuga County.
Company H – Principally recruited in Monroe County and Genesee County.
Company I – Principally recruited in Monroe County, Clinton County, Oneida County, and Wayne County.
2nd Company I – Principally recruited in Erie County and Cayuga County.
Company K – Principally recruited in Monroe County, Genesee County, and Chenango County.
2nd Company K – Principally recruited in Monroe County.
3rd Company K – Principally recruited in Niagara County, Ontario County, Monroe County, and Erie County and New York City;
Company L – Principally recruited in Monroe County. 2nd Company L – Principally recruited in Monroe County, Cayuga County, Chemung County, Ontario County, Erie County, Broome County, Niagara County, Oswego County, and Onondaga County.
Company M – Principally recruited in Monroe County, Cayuga County, Chemung County, Ontario County, Erie County, Broome County,Niagara County, Oswego County, and Onondaga County.

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