Confederate Regiments & BatteriesSouth Carolina


1861
February-July 8 Created at Charleston for twelve months state service under the command of Colonel Charles S. Winder (West Point Class of 1850), Lieutenant Colonel Andrew J. Secrest and Major Thomas W. Woodward. Assigned to Nelson’s Brigade, Bonham’s Division, Charleston Harbor.
April 12-14
Bombardment of Fort Sumter
July 10 Moved to Virginia and assigned to D.R. Jones’s Brigade, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac.
July 21 Arrived at Manassas Junction but did not take part in the battle.
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-January Assigned to D.R. Jones’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, 1st Corps, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia.
December 20
Battle of Dranesville

The regiment suffered 18 men killed and 45 wounded.

1862
January-March Assigned to D.R. Jones’s-R.H. Anderson’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, 1st Corps, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia.
February The regiment reorganized. Lieutenant Colonel Secrest was dismissed, and J.M. Steedman was elected lieutenant colonel.
March Colonel Winder was promoted to brigadier general. John Bratton was promoted to colonel and took command of the regiment.
March-June Assigned to R.H. Anderson’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. The regiment reported 550 men in April.
April-May
Siege of Yorktown
May 4
Battle of Williamsburg

The  regiment lost 27 men.

May 31-June 1
Battle of Seven Pines

The regiment brought 521 men to the field and lost 271 casualties. Colonel Bratton was badly wounded in the left arm and shoulder and captured after leading an assault that broke through Federal lines. Lieutenant Colonel Steedman took command of the regiment.

June-August Assigned to R.H. Anderson’s-Jenkins’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, Longstreet’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia.
June 25-July 1
Seven Days Battles

Lieutenant Colonel Steedman was wounded.

June 27
Battle of Gaines’s Mill
June 30
Battle of Frayser’s Farm

The regiment lost 100 casualties during the Seven Days.

August-September Assigned to Jenkins’s Brigade, Kemper’s Division, Longstreet’s Command, Army of Northern Virginia.
August 28-30
Second Battle of Manassas (Bull Run)

The regiment lost 115 casualties. Lieutenant Colonel Steedman was wounded for a second time.

September 14
Battle of South Mountain

Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel John Marcellus Steedman until relieved by Captain Edward E.B. Cantey.

September 17
Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)

The regiment was commanded by Captain Cantey until he was wounded by four gunshot wounds to his legs, and was disabled from field service. The regiment lost 58 casualties in Maryland.

September-February Assigned to Jenkins’s Brigade, D.R. Jones’s-Pickett’s Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
October Colonel Bratton was exchanged and returned to the regiment.
December 13
Battle of Fredericksburg
1863
February-April Assigned to Jenkins’s Brigade, Pickett’s Division, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia
April-May Assigned to Jenkins’s Brigade, Pickett’s Division, Department of Southern Virginia
May Assigned to Jenkins’s Brigade, Department of Southern Virginia
May-July Assigned to Jenkins’s Brigade, Department of North Carolina
July Assigned to Jenkins’s Brigade, Department of Richmond
July-September Assigned to Jenkins’s Brigade, Ransom’s Division, Department of Richmond
September-November Moved to the west with Longstreet but did not arrive in time to take part at Chickamauga. Assigned to Jenkins’s Brigade, Hood’s Division, Longstreet’s Corps, Army of Tennessee.
October 28-29
Wauhatchie

The regiment lost 16 men.

November-December
Siege of Knoxville

Assigned to Jenkins’s Brigade, Hood’s-Field’s Division, Longstreet’s Corps, Army of Tennessee

1864
April Assigned to Jenkins’s-Bratton’s Brigade, Field’s Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
May Colonel Bratton was promoted to brigadier general and Lieutenant Colonel Steedman was promoted to colonel.
May 5-6
Battle of the Wilderness

The regiment lost 9 men killed and 85 wounded.

May 8-21
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
May 23-26
North Anna
June 1-3
Battle of Cold Harbor
June-April
Siege of Petersburg

The regiment lost 26 men killed, 176 wounded, and 16 missing to the end of the year.

October 13
Battle of Darbytown Road
September 30
Second Battle of Fort Harrison
October 27
Williamsburg Road
1865
April 9
Appomattox Court House

The regiment surrendered 30 officers and 328 enlisted men.