8th Battalion Infantry
District of Columbia


Organized at Washington, D.C., for the defense of that city April, 1861. Attached to Mansfield's Command, Dept. of Washington, D.C., to June, 1861. Rockville Expedition to July, 1861.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until June, 1861. Expedition to Rockville, Md., June 10-July 7. Action at Seneca Mills June 17. Great Falls July 7. Mustered out July, 1861.

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