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The 8th Delaware Infantry Regiment lost 3 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 10 to to disease during the Civil War.

1864
October Organized at Wilmington, Delaware
October 13 The Regiment moved to City Point, Va. and Attached to Engineer Brigade, Army of the Potomac for duty in the Defenses of City Point, Va.
1865
January 12 Assigned to Provost Guard, Army of the Potomac
March 16 Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

March 29 Lewis Farm, near Gravelly Run
March 31 White Oak Ridge
April 1

Battle of Five Forks

April 2

Fall of Petersburg

April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 9

Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

May 2-12 Moved to Washington, D.C.
May 23 Grand review
June 5 The 8th Delaware Infantry Regiment mustered out