South Carolina's Military Organizations During the War Between the States: Statewide units, militia and reserves
Volume IV of this landmark series traces the military groups raised from all parts of the state from Oconee to Horry to Beaufort as well as militia and reserves. In this anticipated four-volume series, author Robert Seigler presents a comprehensive review of South Carolina's Civil War troops in incomparable detail. Revealing the origination of military organizations from the three major geographical regions of the state, as well as those units whose men came from all parts of the state, Seigler outlines the frontline infantry, cavalry and artillery units, as well as militia, reserves and state troops that were critical to the Confederate efforts. For every regiment and battalion, Seigler analyzes when, where and under what legal authority each one was organized, and then provides a biographical sketch of the field officers for every unit. Included in each company history, in addition to its geographical origins, are a wartime biography of each captain and Seigler's special interest, company nicknames. Finally, a summary is provided of each unit's major movements and engagements.
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1st Battalion 1st Regiment 2nd Battalion 3rd Regiment 4th Regiment appointed Appomattox Court House April Army August Battery Wagner became Company Brigade Affiliations Calhoun called camp captain of Company Carolina State Troops Castle Pinckney Cauthen Charleston Colleton Columbia commanded by Captain Companies Company Company F Confederate Historian Confederate service December December 26 disbanded Edgefield District elected captain elected major enlisted February February 17 Field Officers Georgia Greenville Guards Company Hampton Legion Hereafter cited Home Guard Ibid James Island January July June Junior Reserves lieutenant colonel Light Artillery Light Infantry March Marion Morris Island Movements and Engagements mustered in Confederate mustered in service November October organized Palmetto promoted to captain re-enlisted Regiment Regiment Reserves reorganization resigned Rifles Company September served as captain South Carolina Artillery South Carolina Cavalry South Carolina Infantry South Carolina Militia South Carolina Reserves Spartanburg Squadron Sullivan's Island Sumter wounded