8TH REG'T MVM - OFFICERS, STAFF AND COMPANY
Co. C first to arrive at Fanueil Hall, Co. H right after.
Co. A at 12 noon, in a heavy rain storm marches to the depot and takes the cars to Boston, on arrival go to Faneuil Hall
Co. D a little past 10am left the armory with 73 men and marched to the depot with Co F and took the cars for Boston, then directly to Faneuil Hall.
Co. E, at 8am 74 men met at the armory, report in Boston by noon.
[Regiments and Armories]
gives order of arrival in Boston as C, H, B, D, F, A, E, G. The regiment expected to leave Boston the same day, but Colonel Coffin had sometime previously resigned, although his discharge had not yet been received by him, and an election on the 17th resulted in the election of Capt Timothy Munroe of Company D, as Colonel.
Staff - Colonel - Timothy Monroe;
Lt. Col. - Edward W. Hinks;
Major - Andrew Elwell;
Adj Geo. Creasey
Serg-Major - C. M. Merritt;
QM - Ephraim Alfred Ingalls;
QM Serg - Horace E. Monroe;
Paymaster - Roland G. Usher;
Surgeon - Dr. Bowman B. Breed;
Surg. Mate - Warren Tapley;
Clerk - John T. Cole;
Chaplain - Gilbert Haven, Jr.;
Drum-Major - Samuel Roads
(Schouler lists John Goodwin Jr. as Serg-Major now or later? C. M. Merritt is listed as Lt in Co D)
Co. A - The Cushing Guards (org. 1775) -Newburyport
Capt. Albert W. Bartlett
Lts. 1st - George Barker; 2nd - Gamaliel Hodges; 3rd - Nathan W. Collins; 4th - Edward L. Noyes
Co. B - The Lafayette Guards (org. 1825) - Marblehead
Capt. Richard Phillips
Lts. 1st - Abiel S. Roads, Jr.; 2nd - William S. Roads; 3rd - William Cash.
Co. C - The Sutton Light Infantry (org. 1809) - Marblehead
Capt. Knott V. Martin
Lts. 1st - Lorenzo F. Linnell; 2nd - John H. Haskell; 1st Serg - Benjamin F. Peach, Jr. (Schouler list Samuel C. Graves as 1st Lt., too.)
Co. D - The Lynn Light Infantry (org. 1852)- Lynn
Capt. George T. Newhall
Lts. 1st - Thomas H. Berry; 2nd - Elbridge Z. Saunderson; 3rd - Charles M. Merritt
Co. E - The Beverly Light Infantry (org, 1814) - Beverly
Capt. Francis E. Porter
Lts. 1st - John W. Raymond; 2nd - Eleazar Giles; 3rd - Albert Wallis; 4th Moses S. Herrick
Co. F - The City Guards (org. 1852) - Lynn
Capt. James Hudson, Jr.
Lts. 1st - Edward A. Chandler; 2nd - Henry Stone; 3rd - Matthias N. Snow
Co. G - The American Guard (org. 1852) - Gloucester
Capt. Addison Center
Lts. 1st - David W. Lowe; 2nd - Edward A. Storey; 3rd - Harry Clark
Co. H - The Glover Light Guards (org. 1852) - Marblehead
Capt. Francis Boardman
Lts. 1st - Thomas Russell; 2nd - Nicholas Bowden; 3rd - Joseph S. Caswell
Detached from the 7th MVM for service with the 8th.
Co. J - The Salem Light Infantry (org. 1805)(Salem Zouaves) -Salem
Capt. Arthur F. Devereux
Lts. 1st - George F. Austin; 2nd - Ethan A. P. Brewster; 3rd - George D. Putnam
Co. K - The Allen Guards (org. 1860) -Pittsfield
(Uniforms - gray and gold)
Capt Henry S. Briggs
Lts. 1st - Henry H. Richardson; 2nd - Robert Bache; 3rd - Alonzo E. Goodrich