|8th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Cavalry|
Michigan state flag
|Active||December 30, 1862 to September 22, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Nashville|
The 8th Michigan Cavalry was organized at Mt. Clemens, Michigan between December 30, 1862 and May 2, 1863.
The regiment was mustered out of service on September 22, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 1 officer and 41 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 290 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 334 fatalities.
- List of Michigan Civil War Units
- Michigan in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmicav.htm#8th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959. Retrieved June 19, 2007.
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