|May-June||Completed organization at Lake City, Florida under Colonel Richard F. Floyd|
|July||Ordered to Virginia with 950 effectives|
|August 16||Lt. James M. Robinson deserted|
|September||Transferred with Pryor’s Brigade to Anderson’s Division of Longstreet’s Command.|
|September 17||Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)
The regiment was under the temporary command of Lt. Colonel George A. Coppens of the 1st Louisiana Zouave Battalion. Lt. Colonel Coppens was killed; Captain Richard A. Waller, who took over from Coppens, was also killed, as were Lieutenants Anthony Armistead and Francis E. Warren. Captain W. Baya took over the regiment.
Captain David Lang was later promoted to Colonel effective September 17 after Colonel Floyd resigned due to ill health.
|September 27||Lieutenant H. R. Hull died at Martinburg|
|October 2||Colonel Floyd resigned due to severe illness. Captain David Lang of Company C was promoted to Colonel. Captain Thomas E. Clarke of Company E was promoted to major.|
|November||Assigned with Perry’s Brigade to Anderson’s Division of Longstreet’s First Corps|
|November 11||Captain Burwell A. Bobo was cashierd for cowardice|
|December 13||Battle of Fredericksburg
The regiment lost 7 enlisted men killed, 37 wounded, and 44 missing. Colonel David Lang and Major Thomas E. Clarke were badly wounded in the head. Captains Hector Bruce, and Zacheus Shepard, Lieutenant Julian J. Acosta were also wounded. Assistant Surgeon DuPont Hooper died on duty and Captain Baya was wounded and captured. Captain Thomas R. Love took command of the regiment.
|January 9||Captain William Baya of Company D was promoted to lieutenant colonel.|
|May||Battle of Chancellorsville
The regiment suffered 11 enlisted men killed and Captain Benjamin F. Whitner, Lieutenant Thomas S. Armistead, and 28 enlisted men wounded. Lieutenant Armistead was also captured.
|June||Assigned to Perry’s Florida Brigade of Anderson’s Division in the newly created Third Corps.|
|July||Battle of Gettysburg
The regiment brought 176 men to the field. Lieutenant Colonel Baya commanded the regiment while Colonel Lang was temporarily in command of the brigade. It took part in Longstreet’s assault of July 2 and supported Pickett’s Charge of July 3. It .
The Eighth Florida lost 18 men killed, 83 enlisted men wounded and 11 men missing.
Captain Thomas R. Love was killed. Captains Hector Bruce, T. B. Livingston and J. C. Stewart, Lieutenants W. M. Barrineau, F. M. Bryant, E. P. Dismukes, Thomas W. Givens, I. M. Nelson, W. W. Wilson and John W. Malone were wounded. Captains Bruce, Livingston, and Stewart and Lieutenant Givens were wounded and captured. Captain Bruce escaped from Fort Delaware and returned to the regiment. Captain Stewart died in captivity on April 17, 1864.
|October 13 – November 7||Bristoe Station
Lt. Colonel William Baya was wounded
|May 5 – 7||Battle of the Wildrness
Lieutenant W. M. Barrineau killed
|May 24||Hanover Junction
Captain Frederick Worth wounded
|June 21-23||Battle of Weldon Railroad (Globe Tavern)
Lt. Colonel Baya was wounded.
|June 1-8||Battle of Cold Harbor
With the 9th Florida, counterattacked Federals who had driven back Breckinridge’s Division and restored the line.
|August||Assigned to Finnegan’s Brigade of Mahone’s Division of the Third Corps.|
|April 2||With the death of A.P. Hill the Third Corps surviviors reported to General Longstreet.|
|April 3||Left Petersburg in the early morning.|
|April 4||Crossed the Appomattox at Goode’s Bridge.|
|April 5||Arrived at Amelia Court House. Left for Farmville, marching all night.|
|Aprli 6||Arrived at Sayler’s Creek.|
|April 6||Sailor’s Creek
Much of the regiment was captured, including Lt. Colonel Baya. The colors were again captured, by Sergeant A. A. Clapp of the 2nd Ohio Cavalry. They are now in the posession of the Museum of Florida History.
|April 9||Appomattox Court House
Surrendered atwith 4 officers and 28 men