|July||Organized at Lightwoodknot Springs near Columbia under Colonel Oliver E. Edwards, Lieutenant Colonel Patrick L. Calhoun and Major Thomas S. Farrow.|
|October||Moved to near Pocotaligo for Coastal Defence|
|April||Moved to Virginia and assigned to Maxcy Gregg’s Brigade (later McGowan’s)|
|June 19||Lt. Colonel Calhoun resigned due to pleurisy. Major Farrow was promoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain Benjamin T. Brockman of Company B was promoted to major.|
Battle of Gaines’ Mill
The regiment brought 413 men to the field. Captain Isaac Hunt was wounded.
Engaged 342 men.
Second Battle of Manassas (Bull Run)
The regiment lost 26 killed and 118 wounded. Colonel Edwards, Lt. Colonel Farrow and Major B.T. Brockman were wounded.
Battle of Ox Hill (Chantilly)
The regiment lost 5 killed and 24 wounded
Gregg’s Brigade formed line about 3 P.M. in the fields southwest of this and advanced into the southwest corner of the 40 acre cornfield, about 100 yards east of this point, where it encountered and repulsed the advance of the extreme left of the Ninth Corps. An effort to pursue into the field beyond was checked, and the Brigade fell back to the line now marked by this road, where it remained until the early morning of the 19th, when it retired to Blackford’s Ford and was the last Infantry Brigade of the Confederate Army to recross the Potomac.
|Fall||Lt. Colonel Farrow resigned and Major Brockman was promoted to lieutenant colonel.|
Battle of Fredericksburg
The regiment lost 3 men killed and 52 wounde. Lt. Colonel Brockman and Captains Isaac Hunt and Joseph Wofford were wounded.
|January 6||Captain Isaac F. Hunt of Company D was promoted to major.|
The regiment lost 91 men. Colonel Edwards was mortally wounded, and Lt. Colonel B.T. Brockman took command. General McGowan was wounded, and Colonel Perrin took command of the brigade.
|June 21||Colonel Edwards died at Goldsboro, North Carolina. Lt. Colonel B.T. Brockman was promoted to colonel, Major Hunt was promoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain Joseph L. Wofford of Company E was promoted to major.|
The regiment lost 130 men of the 390 who were engaged.
July 1. Crossed Willoughby Run about 3.30 P. M. with its left in Reynolds Woods and advancing relieved Heth’s line. Took a prominent part in the struggle by which the Union forces were dislodged from Seminary Ridge and pursuing them into town captured many prisoners. The Rifle Regiment was on duty as train guard and not in the battle of this day.
July 2. Supported artillery south of Fairfield Road. At 6 P. M. advanced a battalion of Sharpshooters which skirmished with Union outposts until dark. At 10 P. M. took position on Ramseur’s right in the Long Lane leading from the town to the Bliss House and Barn.
July 3. In the same position and constantly engaged in skirmishing.
July 4. After night withdrew and began the march to Hagerstown.
Present about 1600 Killed 100 Wounded 477 Total 577
|July 14||Falling Waters|
|October 9-22||Bristoe Campaign|
|November – December||Mine Run|
|November 4||Major Wofford resigned due to his wound from Fredericksburg.|
The regiment lost 63 men.
The regiment lost 86 men. Colonel Brockman was mortally wounded in the head and arm.
The Bloody Angle
The regiment lost 49 men from May 12-July 1
Lt. Colonel Hunt took command, then Major William Lester
|June 8||Colonel Brockman died in Richmond of his Spotsylvania wound. Lieutenant Colonel Hunt was promoted to colonel, Captain David R. Duncan of Company C was promoted to major.|
|The brigade was taken over by James Conner|
The regiment lost 42 men. Colonel Hunt was in command.
Siege of Petersburg
Fussell’s Mill/ Deep Bottom Run-Strawberry Plains
The regiment lost 32 men, including Colonel Hunt, who was wounded. Lt. Colonel Lester took over the regiment.
Poplar Springs Church
The regiment lost 34 men.
Lt. Colonel Lester was killed. Major D.R. Duncan took over the regiment.
The regiment was commanded by Colonel Hunt.
Major Duncan was captured.
Appomattox Court House
The regiment surrendered 13 officers and 183 men.