Massachusetts infantry. 8th Regiment. Company E.
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Regimental histories -- Massachusetts; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- Massachusetts.
Eighth Regiment, Company E, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Company E was formed in 1814, at the end of the War of 1812 and known as the Beverly Light Infantry. In the Civil War, they were organized as 8th Infantry Regiment, Company E, Volunteers and were the first Union company to report for duty in the Civil War.
“[Company E],” Digital Commonwealth , accessed March 9, 2014, http://digitalcommonwealth.org/items/show/5633.