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The Eighth Pennsylvania Reserves (Infantry)

The Eighth Reserve Regiment was formed from companies recruited for the three months’ service, but not accepted, which had rendezvoused at Camp Wright, twelve miles above Pittsburg, on the Allegheny River. Forty-three companies were here assembled, of which only those belonging to the Erie Regiment had a regimental organization. The camp was under the command of Colonel John W. McLane, was pleasantly located, and kept in a neat and healthy condition…Read More


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