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8th Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry
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Flag of the United States, 1861-1863
Active April 21, 1861 to August 6, 1861
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Rich Mountain

The 8th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 8th Indiana Volunteer Infantry was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana on April 21, for a three month enlistment.

The regiment mustered out of service on August 6, 1861.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment lost 4 enlisted men killed in action or died of wounds and 3 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 7 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel

See also[]

  • List of Indiana Civil War regiments


  1. The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.