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Federal Corps

Middle Department (8th Army Corps)

Mustered in on 03/22/1862
Disbanded/Mustered out on 08/01/1865
Commanding Officer:
  MGen John E. Wool
This Army Corps' Chain of Command:

Units which make up this Army Corps:
  Harpers Ferry Garrison
  Pennsylvania State Militia (1862)


History of the Unit:
An administrative area consisting of the States of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and the Eastern Shores of Maryland and Virginia, and the Maryland Counties of Cecil, Harford, Baltimore and Ann Arundel. Designated the 8th Army Corps July 22, 1862. Headquarters at Baltimore, Maryland.

References, Sources, and other Notes:
Organizational details from Dyer1


1   Dyer, Frederick H., A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Des Moines, Iowa: The Dyer Publishing Co., 1908  [AotW citation 1159]

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