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Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 22 to December 4, 1863. <br>Left Philadelphia for Hilton Head, South Carolina, January 16, 1864.<br>Designation changed to [[80th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry|80th U.S. Colored Troops]], April 4, 1864. <br>Mustered out November 10, 1865. <br>Discharged December 12, 1865<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref> <ref>''Tabular Analysis of the Records of the U.S. Colored Troops and Their Predecessor Units in the National Archives of the United States''. Special List No. 33. National Archives and records Service General Services Adminsitration Washington: 1973.Compiled by Joseph B. Ross.FHL 973 M2rt Film:1036062 Item 21 </ref><ref>"Bibliography of State participation in the Civil war 1861-1866". War Department: Office of the Chief of Staff. War College Division, General Staff, No. 19. Washington Government Printing Office. 1913. </ref>
 
Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 22 to December 4, 1863. <br>Left Philadelphia for Hilton Head, South Carolina, January 16, 1864.<br>Designation changed to [[80th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry|80th U.S. Colored Troops]], April 4, 1864. <br>Mustered out November 10, 1865. <br>Discharged December 12, 1865<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref> <ref>''Tabular Analysis of the Records of the U.S. Colored Troops and Their Predecessor Units in the National Archives of the United States''. Special List No. 33. National Archives and records Service General Services Adminsitration Washington: 1973.Compiled by Joseph B. Ross.FHL 973 M2rt Film:1036062 Item 21 </ref><ref>"Bibliography of State participation in the Civil war 1861-1866". War Department: Office of the Chief of Staff. War College Division, General Staff, No. 19. Washington Government Printing Office. 1913. </ref>
 
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first. Pennsylvania in the Civil War U.S. Colored Troops Regiments this site is searchable by regiment and company, listing the soldiers name, rank, mustered in date and remarks.  
 
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first. Pennsylvania in the Civil War U.S. Colored Troops Regiments this site is searchable by regiment and company, listing the soldiers name, rank, mustered in date and remarks.  
  
[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/usct/usctregs.html Pennsylvania in the Civil War U.S. Colored Troops ]Regiments this site is searchable by regiment and company, listing the soldiers name, rank, mustered in date and remarks.
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[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/usct/8thusct/8thusctorg.html 8th Regiment, U.S.C.T.]
 
 
 
[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/usct/8thusct/8thusctofficers.html Field and Staff Officers]
 
  
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[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/usct/8thusct/8thusctcoa.html Company A]  
  
[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/usct/8thusct/8thusctcod.html Company D]
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[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/usct/8thusct/8thusctcoe.html Company E]
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[http://www.pa-roots.com/pacw/usct/8thusct/8thusctcok.html Company K]
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=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
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National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is '''searchable by soldier's name''' and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.  
 
National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is '''searchable by soldier's name''' and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.  

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 22 to December 4, 1863.
Left Philadelphia for Hilton Head, South Carolina, January 16, 1864.
Designation changed to 80th U.S. Colored Troops, April 4, 1864.
Mustered out November 10, 1865.
Discharged December 12, 1865[1] [2][3]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first. Pennsylvania in the Civil War U.S. Colored Troops Regiments this site is searchable by regiment and company, listing the soldiers name, rank, mustered in date and remarks.

Pennsylvania in the Civil War U.S. Colored Troops Regiments this site is searchable by regiment and company, listing the soldiers name, rank, mustered in date and remarks.

8th Regiment, U.S.C.T.

Field and Staff Officers

Company A

Company B

Company C

Company D

Company E

Company F

Company G

Company H

Company I

Company K

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.

FamilySearch Wiki: Pennsylvania in the Civil War  and  South Carolina in the Civil War

Pennsylvania Military  and South Carolina Military

Tabular Analysis of the Records of the U.S. Colored Troops and Their Predecessor Units in the National Archives of the United States.Special List No. 33. National Archives and records Service General Services Adminsitration Washington: 1973. Compiled by Joseph B. Ross. FHL Book 973 M2rt Film:1036062 Item 21

References[edit | edit source]

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Tabular Analysis of the Records of the U.S. Colored Troops and Their Predecessor Units in the National Archives of the United States. Special List No. 33. National Archives and records Service General Services Adminsitration Washington: 1973.Compiled by Joseph B. Ross.FHL 973 M2rt Film:1036062 Item 21
  3. "Bibliography of State participation in the Civil war 1861-1866". War Department: Office of the Chief of Staff. War College Division, General Staff, No. 19. Washington Government Printing Office. 1913.