Eighth New Hampshire Company D Roster

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Curtis SMITH, Sergeant, enlisted from Manchester for three months, Apr. 19, 1861, in Co. K, 1st Regt., and was mustered out with the regiment, Aug. 9, 1861. Oct. 2, 1861, he re-enlisted in Co. D, 8th Regt., and was appointed corporal; wounded, May 27, 1863, at Port Hudson, La., promoted sergeant, reenlisted and mustered in, Jan. 4, 1864; transferred to Co. A, Veteran Battalion, 8th N. H. Vols., Jan. 1, 1865; reduced to ranks, Aug. 21, 1865; mustered out, Oct. 28, 1865.

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Joseph A. SPEAR, Corporal, born and credited to New Ipswich, NH, enlisted Oct. 7, 1861 age 25.

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Geo. W. CORLESS, was a resident of Deerfield, and 23 years old when he enlisted, Dec. 11, 1861; died of disease at Boston, Mass., Feb. 20, 1862.

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George E. EMORY, born New Ipswich, NH, Credited to Lowell, MA; enlisted Dec. 5, 1861 age 27, mustered out Oct. 28, 1865.

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James HALES, credited to Hudson, Hillsborough.

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Charles Martin WOODS, On his gravestone, Prospect Hill Cemetery, Epping, N. H., there is an inscription 8th NH Vol., Co. A. GAR; Private and was part of the quota for Ward 2 Concord, NH. He was, on August 29, 1864, forwarded from Concord, NH to Mississippi, where he was detached to Co. D, 8th Reg. NH Vol. Infantry. On September & October 1864 Co. muster roll, Charles was listed as being absent, being sick in the General Hospital, Natchez,
Mississippi.  Charles was back with his unit for November & December Co. muster roll.  On January 2, 1865, Charles was transferred from Co. D to Co. A, Veteran Battalion, where he served for the rest of the war.  On October 28, 1865, he was mustered out at Vicksburg, Miss.
Date Filed Sept 9, 1891 - Application #1055323, Cert.# 1066201 NH.  Widow Application #1543821, 14 June 1926.
He was born 27 August 1843, Lynn, MA; died 3 June 1926, Nottingham, NH. Married Alice Ann Hopkinson 20 December 1866, Nottingham, NH.

Vernina S. Gray

Amos M. YOUNG, Credited to Hudson, Hillsborough; re-enlisted January 4, 1864, transferred to company A, Veteran Battalion, 8th New Hampshire Volunteers January 1, 1865.

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John F. YOUNG, Credited to Hudson, Hillsborough; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps May 1, 1864.

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  1. The History of Hillsborough, New Hampshire (1885): transcribed by Fred Kunchick

  2. The History of New Ipswich, NH 1735-1914 (1914)transcribed by Fred Kunchick

  3. History of the Town of Bristol, Vol 1. R. W. Musgrove, Bristol, NH 1904. Transcribed by Fred Kunchick

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