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The 7th South Carolina Infantry Battalion was formed in February of 1862 and surrendered at Durham Station in April of 1865.

1862
February 22 Organized with 5 companies under the command of Major Patrick H. Nelson. Assigned to the 3rd Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida
March 29 Edisto Island
May 27 Companies F & G were added
June Assigned to 2nd Sub-division, 2nd Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
October 16 Company H was added
October 22-23 Coosawhatchie
1863
July Assigned to Battery Wagner
August-September
Charleston Harbor

Assigned to Clingman’s Brigade, 2nd Sub-division, 1st Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.

September Assigned to 2nd Sub-division, 1st Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
October Assigned to 1st Military District of South Carolina, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
1864
May Assigned to Hagood’s Brigade, Hoke’s Division, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia.
May 9 Swift Creek
May 12 & 16 Drewry’s Bluff
June
Siege of Petersburg
August 21
Weldon Railroad

The 7th Battalion is honored on a monument to Hagood’s Brigade on the battlefield

October Assigned to Hagood’s Brigade, Hoke’s Division, 4th Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
December Assigned to Hagood’s Brigade, Hoke’s Division, Department of North Carolina
1865
January 13
Second Battle of Fort Fisher
February-April
Carolinas Campaign
March-April Assigned to Hagood’s Brigade, Hoke’s Division, Hardee’s Corps, Army of Tennessee
March 19-21
Battle of Bentonville
April Assigned to Hagood’s Brigade, Hoke’s Division, 1st Corps, Army of Tennessee
April 26 Surrendered at Durham Station