Confederate Regiments & Batteries * South Carolina


1861
March Organized at Anderson, South Carolina under the command of Colonel John Sloan.
April 12-14 Bombardment of Fort Sumter
April 14 Mustered into state service under Colonel John B. Sloan, Lieutenant Colonel Charles S. Mattison and Major James H. Whitner.
June 7 Mustered into Confederate Service
June Moved to Virginia and assigned to Evans’ Brigade
July 21
First Battle of Manassas (Bull Run)

The regiment lost 11 men killed, 79 wounded, and 6 men missing.

July-October Assigned to D.R. Jones’s Brigade, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac
October Assigned to D.R. Jones’s Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac
October-November Assigned to D.R. Jones’s Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Corps, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia
November Assigned to D.R. Jones’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, 1st Corps, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia
1862
January Assigned to D.R. Jones’s-R.H. Anderson’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia
March Assigned to R.H. Anderson’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, Department of Northern Virginia
April
Siege of Yorktown
April 26 During the army reorganization the 4th South Carolina failed to reorganize as a regiment. Its 450 men were consolidated into five companies and designated the 4th South Carolina Infantry Battalion. Colonel Sloan and Major Whitner were dropped and Lieutenant Colonel Charles S. Mattison was retained as major in command of the battalion.