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1862
May 12 Created by expanding the 5th South Carolina Rifle Battalion to regimental strength under the command of Colonel John V. Moore. Assigned to 3rd Military District of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
June Moved to Virginia and assigned to R.H. Anderson’s-Jenkins Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, Army of Northern Virginia
June-August Assigned to R.H. Anderson’s-Jenkins Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, Longstreet’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia
June 25-July 1
Seven Days Battles
June 27
Gaines’s Mill
June 30
Frayser’s Farm

The regiment suffered 149 casualties from June 27-30

July 6 Captain Robert A. Thompson of Company B was promoted to major
August-September Assigned to Jenkin’s Brigade, Kemper’s Division, Longstreet’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia
August 28-30
Second Battle of Manassas (Bull Run)

The regiment lost 58 men. Colonel Moore was killed.

September 3 Major Anderson was promoted to lieutenant colonel.
September 14
Battle of South Mountain
September 17
Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)

The regiment was commanded by Colonel Robert A. Thompson. It lost 18 casualties.

September Assigned to Jenkin’s Brigade, D.R. Jones’s -Pickett’s Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
December 13
Battle of Fredericksbug
1863
May Assigned to Jenkin’s Brigade, Department of North Carolina
July Assigned to Jenkin’s Brigade, Department of Richmond
July-September Assigned to Jenkin’s Brigade, Ransom’s Division, Department of Richmond
September Assigned to Jenkin’s Brigade, Hood’s Division, Longstreet’s Corps, Army of Tennessee. Lieutenant Colonel Anderson resigned.
October 28-29
Battle of Wauhatchie

The regiment suffered 64 casualties. Colonel Bowen was wounded.

November Assigned to Jenkin’s Brigade. Hood’s-Field’s Division, Department of East Tennessee
November-December
Siege of Knoxville
1864
April Assigned to Jenkins-Bratton’s Brigade, Field’s Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
May 5-6
Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-21
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
May 23-26 Battle of North Anna
June 1-3
Battle of Cold Harbor
June-April 1865
Siege of Petersburg
September 30
Second Battle of Fort Harrison
October 27 Williamsburg Road
1865
April 9
Appomattox Court House

The regiment surrendered 22 officers and 274 enlisted men