Extracted from Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, Vol. 1. - 1861-1865. Leavenworth, Kansas: Bulletin Co-operative Printing Company, Chicago. 1867.

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Eighth Regiment Kansas Volunteers - Infantry

Field and Staff

p. 650-651

Rank Surname Given Residence Enlistment Muster Remarks
ColonelWesselsHenry W.Fort Riley  Prom. from Major 6th U.S. Inf.; ordered to rejoin his command in the U.S.A. per G.O. No. 4, W.D., series of 1862.
ColonelGrahamRobert H.Leavenworth   
ColonelMartinJohn A.Atchison Nov. 1, '62Mustered out November 15, 1864
Lieutenant ColonelMartinJohn A.Atchison Oct. 27, '61Promoted Clnel November 1, 1862
Lieutenant ColonelAbernathyJames L.Leavenworth Nov. 1, '62Resigned November 8, 1863
Lieutenant ColonelSchneiderEdward F.Leavenworth Dec. 21, '63Resigned June 11, 1864
Lieutenant ColonelGrahamJames M.Atchison June 26, '64Resigned September 23, 1864, Atlanta, Ga.
Lieutenant ColonelConoverJohnLeavenworth Oct. 21, '64Mustered out with regiment November 28, 1865
MajorSchneiderEdward F.Leavenworth Sept. 17, '61Promoted Lientenant Colonel Dec. 21, 1863
MajorGrahamJames M.Atchison Dec. 21, '63Promoted Lientenant Colonel June 26, 1864
MajorConoverJohnLeavenworth Aug. 23, '64Promoted Lieutenant Colonel Oct. 21, 1864
MajorAustinHenry C.St. Louis, Mo. Nov. 16, '64Mustered out with regiment November 28, 1865
AdjutantRussellSheldon C.Lawrence Oct. 28, '61Resigned November 15, 1862
AdjutantLoveJames E.St. Louis, Mo. Nov. 17, '62Promoted Captain Co. K, July 16, 1863
AdjutantWasherSolomon R.Atchison July 31, '63Mustered out with regiment November 28, 1865 W. in action Sept. 19, '63, Chicamanga, Ga.
QuartermasterBancroftE. P.Emporia Oct. 22, '61Promoted Major 9th K. V. C., April 1, 1862
QuartermasterJoslinBenjamin B.Moline, Illinois  Mustered out Feb. 28, '62, date of consolidation
QuartermasterRobinsonAlfredLawrence April 2, '62Absent without leave; name dropped from the rolls after three years service; supposed to have been mustered out.
QuartermasterCosnerAdamMoline, Illinois Sept. 1, '64Mustered out with regiment, November 28, 1862
SurgeonWoodwardJ. B.Riley County Oct. 4, '61Tranferred to 9th K. V. C. February 28, 1862
SurgeonChamberlainOliverMoline, Illinois Dec. 10, '61Resigned Septerber 22, 1864
SurgeonNathanielClark C.Wathena Nov. 14, '64Mustered out with regiment November 28, 1865
Assistant SurgeonHogeboomGeorge W.Leavenworth  Promoted Surgeon 11th K. Vols., Sept. 25, '62
Assistant SurgeonButterbaughJohnGarnett  Resigned March 4, 1864
Assistant SurgeonBeachSamuel E.Wabaunsee  Died of disease, Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 4, 1863
Assistant SurgeonTalcottEdwin J.Spring Hill  Resigned February 15, 1865
ChaplainPaulsonJohnTopeka  Mustered out with regiment, November 28, 1865

Extracted from Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, Vol. 1. - 1861-1865. Leavenworth, Kansas: Bulletin Co-operative Printing Company, Chicago. 1867.

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