10/10/1862 - 8th Ills named by Maj. Gen. J.A. McClernand to join Mississippi expedition [I.17(II).275]

11/03/1862 - 8th Ills on road duty [I.17(II).318]

11/06/1862 - 8th Ills may be relieved by one of Lawler's regiments in Tennessee [I.17(II).323]

11/10/1862 - Dept. of the Tennessee, Maj. Gen. U.S. Grant commanding; Right Wing, Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson commanding; 3rd Division, Brig. Gen. J.A. Logan commanding; 4th Brigade, Col. John D. Stevenson commanding; 8th Ills, Maj. R.H. Sturgess commanding [I.17(II).358]

12/00/1862 - Dept. of the Tennessee, Maj. Gen. U.S. Grant commanding; Right Wing, 13th Army Corps., Maj. Gen. J.B. McPherson commanding; 3rd Division, Brig. Gen. J.A. Logan commanding; 4th Brigade, Col. J.D. Stevenson commanding; 8th Ills, Lt. Col. R.H. Sturgess commanding [I.17(II).514]