MEXICAN PUNITIVE EXPEDITION

Upon return from service in Cuba, the Regiment engaged in the normal routine peace time duties with regular annual training encampments. The Regiment also engaged in two large-scale maneuvers, one at Fort Benjamin Harrison in 1908 and the other at Peoria in 1910.

The Eighth Infantry Regiment was federalized on 30 June 1916 at Camp Dunne, Springfield and mustered in for brief service during the Mexican Border War. It was mustered our of service at Springfield on 27 October 1916.

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