|October 31||Organized as the 1st South Carolina Cavalry Battalion of six companies under the command of Lieutenant Colonel John L. Black. Assigned to the Department of South Carolina.|
|November-December||The Department of South Carolina was expanded to become the Department of South Carolina and Georgia.|
|December-May||Assigned to the 3rd Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.|
|May-August||Assigned to the 2nd Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Three additional companies were added.|
|May 29||Skirmish at Pocotaglio|
|June 7||Skirmish at John’s Island|
|June 25||The battalion was expanded and was redesignated as the 1st South Carolina Cavalry Regiment under the command of Colonel John L. Black, Lieutenant Colonels William A. Walker, and Major Niles Nesbitt.Companies A-F were from the original battalion.
Companies G-I were Companies A-D from the 1st South Carolina State Cavalry Battalion.
Company A – Abbeville Troop; Major Moses T. Owen
Company B – Ferguson Rangers; Captain Niles Nesbit
Company C – Edgefield Rangers and Barnwell Rangers; Captain Angus P. Brown
Company D – Chester Troop; Captain J.S. Wilson
Company E – Fort Motte Rangers; Captain James D. Trezevant
Company F – Allen Hussars; Captain A.T. Clayton
Company G – Captain L. J. Johnson
Company H – Captain Robin Cadwallader Jones
Company I – Round O Troop; Captain John R.P. Fox
Company K – Captain Angus P. Brown
|September||Assigned to the 3rd Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.|
|November-September||Moved to Virginia and assigned to Hampton’s Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of Northern Virginia.|
|December 12||Dumfries (detachment)|
Raid on Dumfries and Fairfax Station
Captain Robin Cadwallader Jones of Company H was killed. First Lieutenant James H. Barry took over the company and was promoted to captain.
The regiment brought 339 men to Gettysburg,
|September||Assigned to W.H.F, Lee’s Brigade, F. Lee’s Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia|
|September-March||Assigned to Butler’s-Young’s Brigade, Hampton’s Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia|
Mine Run Campaign
|May 26||Chapman’s Fort, Ashepoo River|
|July-December||Attached to Talliaferro’s Brigade, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida
|December||Attached to Harrison’s’s Brigade, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida|
|January||Assigned to Cavalry, McLaws’s Division, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida|
|January||Assigned to Harrison’s Brigade, McLaws’s Division, Hardee’s Corps|
|January-February||Assigned to Elliott’s Brigade, Talliaferro’s Division, Hardee’s Corps
Company E assigned to Talliaferro’s Division, Hardee’s Corps
Company K assigned to Mercer’s Brigade, Wright’s Division, Hardee’s Corps
Detachment assigned to Harrison’s Brigade, McLaws’s Division, Hardee’s Corps
The regiment mustered 46 men.
|April||Assigned to Logan’s Brigade, Butler’s Division, Hampton’s Cavalry Command|
|April 10||Moccasin Swamp|
Surrendered with Johnston’s army.