Confederate Regiments & Batteries * South Carolina


1862
April Formed by consolidating the 450 men of the 4th South Carolina Infantry Regiment into five companies under Major Charles S. Matison and assigned to Anderson’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, Magruder’s Command
May 5
Battle of Williamsburg

The battalion lost 12 men.

May 31-June 1
Battle of Seven Pines

Major Mattison was severely wounded.

June Assigned to Anderson’s-Jenkin’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, Longstreet’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia
June 27
Battle of Gaines Mill

The battalion lost 9 casualties.

June 30
Battle of Frayser’s Farm (Glendale)

The battalion lost 38 men.

August Assigned to Jenkin’s Brigade, Kemper’s Division, Longstreet’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia
September Assigned to Jenkin’s Brigade, Jones’s Division, Longstreet’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia
September 15
Battle of South Mountain

The battalion lost 2 men. Lieutenant W.T. Field commanded the battalion as senior officer.

September 17
Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)

The battalion was commanded by First Lieutenant W.T. Field of Company C, the senior officer present. It lost 65 men.

October Assigned to Jenkin’s Brigade, Pickett’s Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
November 11 The battalion was consolidated into two companies and attached to the infantry companies of Hampton’s Legion.