United States Army Infantry Regiment, 8th, Company E Records
Scope and Contents
Records of the company including accounts and inventories kept by the captain of company clothing, equipment and ordnance as well as muster rolls, reports of manpower, company morning reports, etc. One folder contains correspondence and documents of Charles B. Knapp, one of the captains of the company.
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The 8th Maine Infantry Regiment was mustered in on Sept. 7, 1861. Company E was organized at New Portland, Maine, and was under the command of Capt. Thomas Hutchins with Charles B. Knapp becoming captain in July 1863. The regiment landed in Hilton Head, S.C., in November 1861 and was employed there and in Jacksonville, Fla. until the spring of 1864. It then saw service in the Petersburg and Appomattox campaigns and was mustered out on Jan. 18, 1866.
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Records of the company including accounts and inventories kept by the captain of company clothing, equipment and ordnance as well as muster rolls, reports of manpower, company morning reports, etc.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of William Jordan, Portland, Maine, in May 1973.
- Knapp, Charles B.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the United States Army, Maine Infantry Regiment, 8th, Company E Records
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- Finding aid written in English.
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