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Eighth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery (Militia). （1) Capt. Asa M. Cook. Officers.Men.Totals. Number on rolls,6148154 Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in battery,–11 Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within battery,––– Totals,–11 Actual total of members of battery,6147153 Killed and died of wounds,–11 Died by accident and disease,–66 Died in Confederate prison,––– Total losses,–77 Casualties by Engagements. 1862. Sept. 14, South Mountain, Md.,–11 Active also at Manassas, Va., and Antietam, Md. The 8th Battery was recruited by Asa M. Cook in response to the call of the President of the United States for troops, May 26, 1862, and on June 25 it left Boston for Washington. A serious railroad accident, in which 2 men and 13 horses belonging to the battery were killed, caused a delay of two days at Trenton, N. J. Reaching the Capitol, it encamped several weeks at Fairfax Seminary. On August 11 it joined the 1st D