8th Illinois Cavalry Regiment
Three Year Service
September 18, 1861 - July 17, 1865

December 1861 - June 1864: Army of the Potomac
Defenses of Washington: June 1864 - July 1865

Battles/Campaigns Engaged in:

Williamsburg, Fair Oaks(Seven Pines), Seven Days, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancelorsville Campaign [Stoneman's Raid], Gettysburg, Mine Run Campaign, Monocacy

Adjutant General's Regiment History
Frederick Dyer's Regimental History

8th Cavalry Field & Staff
Non-Commissioned Staff
Unassigned Recruits
This Regiment did not have a Band

Link to Roster  Link to County of Origin 
Company A
Company B
Company C
Company D
Company E
Company F
Company G
Company H
Company I
Company K
Company L
Company M
Kane, Lake & Cook counties
De Kalb & Kane counties
Whiteside County
Cook & Du Page counties
Cook & Du Page counties
Cook & Will counties
Cook & McHenry counties
McHenry County
Kane & McHenry counties
Cook, De Kalb & Will counties
Winnebago & Cook counties
Winnebago & Cook counties

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