1st South Carolina Regiment

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1st South Carolina Regiment
Active 1775–1783
Allegiance Continental Congress of the United States
Type Infantry
Part of South Carolina Line
Engagements Savannah and Charleston

The 1st South Carolina Regiment was raised on June 6, 1775 at Charleston, South Carolina for service with the Continental Army. The regiment saw action at the Siege of Savannah and the Siege of Charleston. The British Army captured the regiment at Charleston on May 12, 1780, together with the rest of the Southern Department.

The regiment was reorganized December 11, 1782, furloughed May 14, 1783 at Charleston, and disbanded on November 15, 1783.

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