|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.|
Bombardment of Fort Sumter
|July 10||Moved to Virginia and assigned to D.R. Jones’s Brigade, Army of the Potomac.|
|July 21||Arrived at Manassas Junction but did not take part in the battle.|
|October||Assigned to the 3rd (D.R. Jones’) Brigade, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac.|
|November-January||Assigned to D.R. Jones’s Brigade, 3rd (Longstreet’s) Division, 1st Corps, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia|
Battle of Dranesville
The regiment was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Andrew J. Secrest. it suffered 18 men killed and 45 wounded.
|January-March||Assigned to D.R. Jones’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Division, 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.|
Siege of Yorktown
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.
Battle of Gaines’s Mill
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.|
The regiment lost 115 casualties. Lieutenant Colonel Steedman was wounded for a second time.
Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel John Marcellus Steedman until relieved by Captain Edward E.B. Cantey.
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.|
|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.|
The regiment lost 16 men.
Siege of Knoxville
Assigned to Jenkins’s Brigade, Hood’s-Field’s Division, Longstreet’s Corps, Army of Tennessee
|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.|
The regiment lost 9 men killed and 85 wounded.
Siege of Petersburg
The regiment lost 26 men killed, 176 wounded, and 16 missing to the end of the year.
Battle of Darbytown Road
Second Battle of Fort Harrison
The regiment surrendered 30 officers and 328 enlisted men.