List of South Carolina Confederate Civil War units

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This is a list of South Carolina Confederate Civil War units. The list of South Carolina Union Civil War units is shown separately.

Infantry[edit]

  • 1st Infantry, 6 months, 1861
  • 1st (Butler's) South Carolina Regulars
  • 1st (Hagood's) South Carolina Volunteers
  • 1st (McCreary's) Infantry (1st Provisional Army)
  • 1st (Orr's) Rifles
  • 2nd Infantry (2nd Palmetto Regiment)
  • 3rd South Carolina Infantry
  • 4th South Carolina Infantry
  • 5th South Carolina Infantry
  • 6th South Carolina Infantry
  • 7th South Carolina Infantry
  • 8th South Carolina Infantry
  • 9th South Carolina Infantry
  • 10th South Carolina Infantry
  • 11th South Carolina Infantry (9th Volunteers)
  • 12th South Carolina Infantry
  • 13th South Carolina Infantry
  • 14th South Carolina Infantry
  • 15th South Carolina Infantry
  • 16th Infantry (16th-24th Consolidated Infantry)
  • 16th Infantry (Greenville Regiment)
  • 17th Infantry
  • 18th Infantry
  • 19th Infantry
  • 20th Infantry
  • 21st Infantry
  • 22nd Infantry
  • 23rd Infantry (Hatch's Regiment, Coast Rangers)
  • 24th Infantry (Gist's Brigade, Colleton Guard)
  • 25th Infantry (Eutaw Regiment)
  • 26th Infantry
  • 27th Infantry (Gaillard's Regiment)
  • 1st (Charleston) Battalion, Infantry (Gaillard's Battalion)
  • 3rd (Lawren's and James') Battalion, Infantry
  • 6th (Byrd's) Battalion, Infantry
  • 7th (Nelson's) Battalion, Infantry (Enfield Rifles)
  • 9th Battalion, Infantry (Pee Dee Legion)
  • 13th Battalion, Infantry (4th and Mattison's)
  • 15th Battalion, Infantry
  • South Carolina (Walker's) Battalion, Infantry

Sharpshooters[edit]

  • 1st Battalion, Sharpshooters
  • 2nd Battalion, Sharpshooters
  • Palmetto (1st Palmetto) Sharp Shooters (Jenkins Regiment)

Cavalry[edit]

Artillery[edit]

Light Artillery[edit]

  • 1st Artillery
  • 2nd Artillery
  • 3rd (Palmetto) Battalion, Light Artillery
  • German Light Artillery Battalion
    • Wagener's Company, Light Artillery (Company A)
    • Melchers' Company, Artillery (Company B)
  • Beaufort Volunteer Artillery
  • Beauregard's Company, Light Artillery (Ferguson's)
  • Chesterfield Artillery
  • Child's Company, Artillery
  • Garden's Company, Light Artillery (Palmetto Light Artillery)
  • Lafayette Artillery
  • Lee's Company, Artillery
  • Macbeth Light Artillery (Jeter's, Boyd's)
  • Manigault's Battalion, Artillery
  • McQueen Light Artillery (Gregg's)
  • Marion Artillery
  • Santee Light Artillery (Gaillard's)
  • Palmetto Light Battery
  • Waccamaw Light Artillery (Ward's)
  • Washington Artillery

Heavy Artillery[edit]

  • 15th (Lucas') Battalion, Heavy Artillery
  • Gilchrist's Company, Heavy Artillery (Gist Guard)
  • Mathewes' Company, Heavy Artillery

Legions[edit]

Others[edit]

  • 1st Regiment Charleston Guard
  • Battalion State Cadets, Local Defense Troops Charleston
  • Charleston Arsenal Battalion
  • Conscripts, South Carolina
  • 2nd Rifles
  • Cordes' Company, Cavalry (North Santee Mounted Rifles)
  • De Saussure's Squadron of Cavalry
  • Earle's Cavalry
  • Estill's Company, Infantry, Local Defense (Arsenal Guard, Charleston)
  • Hamilton's Company, Provost Guard
  • Kirk's Company, Partisan Rangers
  • Miscellaneous, South Carolina
  • Ordnance Guards (Dotterer)
  • Rhett's Company (Brooks Home Guards)
  • Senn's Company, Post Guard
  • Shiver's Company
  • Simon's Company
  • Simon's Company, Volunteers (Etiwan Rangers)
  • Manigault's Battalion, Volunteers
  • Symons' Company, Sea Fencibles
  • Trenholm's Company, Rutledge Mounted Riflemen and Horse Artillery
  • South Carolina College Cadets
  • Palmetto Battalion
  • Charleston Battalion
  • Washington Light Infantry

Militia[edit]

  • 1st Regiment Rifles, Militia (Branch's Rifle Regiment)
  • 1st Regiment, Militia (Charleston Reserves)
  • 5th Militia
  • 16th Regiment, Militia
  • 17th Regiment, Militia
  • 18th Regiment, Militia
  • 24th Militia
  • 25th Militia
  • Charbonnier's Company, Militia (Pickens Rifles)
  • Trenholm's Company, Militia (Rutledge Mounted Riflemen)
  • 1st (Martin's) Mounted Militia
  • 4th Regiment, Cavalry Militia
  • Cordes' Company, Cavalry Militia (German Hussars)
  • Rutledge's Company, Cavalry Militia (Charleston Light Dragoons)
  • 1st Regiment Artillery, Militia

State Troops[edit]

  • 1st State Troops, 6 months, 1863–64
  • 2nd State Troops 6 months, 1863–64
  • 3rd State Troops, 6 months, 1863–64
  • 4th State Troops, 6 months, 1863–64
  • 5th State Troops, 6 months, 1863–64
  • Rodgers' Company, Cavalry (State Troops)

Reserves[edit]

  • 2nd Reserves, 90 days, 1862–63
  • 3rd Reserves, 90 days, 1862–63
  • 5th Reserves, 90 days, 1862–63
  • 6th Reserves, 90 days, 1862–63
  • 7th Reserves, 90 days, 1862–63
  • 8th Reserves
  • 9th Reserves, 90 days, 1862–63
  • 11th Reserves 90 days, 1862–63
  • 3rd Battalion Reserves
  • 4th Battalion, Reserves
  • 5th (Brown's) Battalion, Reserves
  • 6th (Merriwether's) Battalion, Reserves
  • 7th (Ward's) Battalion, State Reserves
  • 8th (Stalling's) Battalion, Reserves
  • 2nd Battalion, Cavalry Reserves

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • "The Civil War in South Carolina". researchonline.net. Retrieved 2009-08-25.
  • "Confederate Regimental Index". The Civil War Archive. Retrieved 2009-08-25.
  • Crute, Joseph H. Units of the Confederate States Army. Midlothian, VA.: Derwent Books, 1987. ISBN 978-0-942211-53-5.
  • Estes, Claud. List of Field Officers, Regiments and Battalions in the Confederate States Army, 1861-1865. Macon, Georgia: The J. W. Burke Company, 1912. OCLC 1728286
  • Jones, Jr., Charles C. General Officers, Heads Of Departments, Senators, Representatives, Military Organizations, &c,, &c., In Confederate Service During The War Between The States. Richmond, VA: Southern Historical Society, 1876. OCLC 2050210. pp. 91-95. Retrieved May 14, 2016.
  • United States National Park Service. Louisiana Civil War Units. Retrieved May 14, 2016.

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