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Middle Department (8th Army Corps)

Mustered in on 03/22/1862
Disbanded/Mustered out: 08/01/1865


Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
  MGen John E. Wool


This Army Corps' Chain of Command:

Units which make up this Army Corps:
  Harpers Ferry Garrison
  145th Pennsylvania Infantry
  Pennsylvania State Militia (1862)

Unit history

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 & 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]