Confederate Regiments & BatteriesSouth Carolina


1862
January 2 Organized for 1 year’s service under the command of Colonel James M. Gadbury. Assigned to 2nd Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.

Company A (Unionville Rifles)
Company B (Union District Volunteers)
Company C (Cross Keys Company)
Company D
Company E
Company F
Company G (Mountain Guards)
Company H (Catawa Light Infantry)
Company I (Darlington Rifles)
Company K (Broad River Guards)

May 5 Reorganized for three years service under the command of Colonel Gadbury and Lieutenant Colonel William H. Wallace.
June-July Assigned to 1st Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
July Assigned to Evans’s Brigade, Drayton’s Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
July 4 Lieutenant John L. Young of Company K died.
August 2-8 Reconnaisance from Harrison’s Landing and occupation of Malvern Hill
August-October Assigned to Evans’s Independent Brigade, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
August 23 Rappahannock Station
August 28-30
Second Battle of Manassas (Bull Run)

The regiment brought 230 men to the field and lost 113 casualties. Colonel Gadbury was killed, and Lieutenant Colonel Wallace was promoted to colonel. Captains John E. Hames of Comany B, F.M. Tucker of Comany E and Lieutenant Edward B. White of Company H were killed.

September 14
Battle of South Mountain (Boonsboro)
September 17
Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)

The regiment lost 3 men killed and 39 wounded. Lieutenant A.H. Woods of Company I was killed.

September 25 Captain William Sarter of Company B died.
October-November Assigned to Evans’s Brigade, McLaws’s Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
November-February Assigned to Evans’s Brigade, French’s Command, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia
December 10 Lieutenant J.L. Shackelford of Company E died.
1863
February-March Assigned to Evans’s Brigade, District of Cape Fear, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia
May Assigned to Evans’s Brigade, 1st Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida
May 6 Lieutenant Robert Nance of Company K was cashiered.
June Moved to Missippi and assigned to Evans’s Brigade, Breckinridge’s Division, Department of the West
June-July Assigned to Evans’s Brigade, French’s Division, Department of the West
July
Jackson, Mississippi
July-August Assigned to Evans’s Brigade, French’s Division, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana
August Moved to Savannah and assigned to Evans’s Brigade, Military District of Georgia, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida
August-September
Charleston Harbor

Assigned to Evans’s Brigade, 2nd Sub-Division, 1st Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. The regiment reported 363 men present for duty.

October-November Assigned to Eastern Division, 7th Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida
December Assigned to Elliott’s Brigade, 1st Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida
1864
May 17-June 16
Bermuda Hundred
May 20 Lieutenant C.B. Bobo of Company E was killed.
June
Siege of Petersburg

Assigned to Elliott’s-Wallace’s Brigade, Johnson’s Division, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia

July 3 Captain S.J. Tomb of Company B died.
July 14 Lieutenant R.A. Jackson of Company G was killed.
July 30
Battle of the Crater

The regiment lost 205 casualties. Colonel Wallace took command of the brigade with the death of General Elliott. Lieutenant Colonel William B. Allison took command of the 18th South Carolina.

Captains John McCormick of Company A, W.P. Bridges of Company K, Lieutenants Samuel H. Wolfe of Company A, W.M. Lawsom of Company C, John G. Bryant of Company D,  John Anderson of Company E and John Foster of Company F were killed.

July Colonel Wallace was promoted to brigadier general.
October Assigned to Wallace’s Brigade, Johnson’s Division, 4th Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
1865
March 25
Battle of Fort Stedman
April 1
Battle of Five Forks
April 9
Appomattox Court House

The 18th South Carolina Infantry Regiment surrendered 16 officers and 139 enlisted men.