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General
  • "Fort Jackson Military Reservation Cemetery List," Columbia Chronicle, April 1999. Columbia Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society : Columbia, SC.
  • "Seminole War troops, 1836," Columbia Journal, December 1984, Issue 9. Columbia Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society : Columbia, SC.
Revolutionary War
  • "Revolutionary Soldiers Receiving Pensions, Lists, 1818, 1832," Columbia Chronicle, April 2004. Columbia Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society : Columbia, SC.
  • "Annuities for Those Injured in Service, 1778-86," Chester District Genealogical Society Bulletin, September 1985, Volume 8, Issue 3. Chester County Genealogical Society : Richburg, SC. FHL Collection
War of 1812
  • List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance... Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. FHL Collection 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at Google Books and Internet Archive. [See Vol. 5, South Carolina, Richland County, p. 188. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
Civil War

Civil War service men from Richland County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies and regiments that were  formed of men from Richland County.

- 1st Battalion, South Carolina Sharpshooters
- Company A - (also known the Union Light Infantry and German Fusiliers)
- Company B - (also known as the Sumter Guards)
- 1st Regiment, South Carolina Artillery
- Company A - (also known as Calhoun's Battery; Sumter Light Artillery, Sumter Battery, Preston's Battery, Blake's Battery and other name variations of these)
- 1st Regiment, South Carolina Infantry (6 months, 1861)
- Company A - (also known as the Richland Rifles)
- 1st Regiment, South Carolina Infantry (Butler's) (1st Regulars)
- Company B -(also called Company E)
- 1st Regiment, South Carolina Infantry (McCreary's) (1st Provisional Army)
- Company C - (also known as Richland Guard or Richland Rifles)
- Company A - (also known as Richland Rifles)
- 2nd Regiment, South Carolina Infantry (2nd Palmetto Regiment)
- Company A -(also known as Governor's Guards)
- Company C -(also known as Columbia Grays)
- 2nd Regiment, South Carolina State Troops Junior Reserves (State Militia)
- Company A
- Company F
- 2nd Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry
- Company A (also known as the Boykin Mounted Rangers and Hampton Scouts)
- Company C (also known as Hapmton Detachment and Congree Mounted Riflemen)
- Company G (also known as Bonham's Light Dragoons and Lipscomb's Troop)
- Company H (also known as Congaree Troops)
- Company I (also known as the Edgefield Hussars or formerly known as Company A, Cavalry Battalion, Hampton Legion, and the Edgefield Dragoons)
- 3rd Battalion, South Carolina Cavalry
- Company B (also known as the Congaree Rangers and Captain Frank Hampton's Company)
- 3rd Battalion, South Carolina Infantry (Lauren's) (James')
- Company F (also known as the Harper Rifles)
- 3rd Battalion, South Carolina Light Artillery (Palmetto Battalion)
- Company B (also known as Waites's Light Battery, Captain John Waites's Company; and Columbia Flying Artillery)
- Company G  (also known as the DeSaussure Light Artillery and the DePass Light Battery)
- Company K (also known as Richardson's Company)
- 4th Regiment, South Carolina State Troops
- Company A
- Company G
- 4th Regiment, South Carolina State Troop Junior Reserves
- Company D
- 5th Battalion, South Carolina Reserves (Brown's)
- Company A
- 5th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
- Company A
- 6th Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry (Aiken's Partisan Rangers) (1st Partisan Rangers)
- Company B
- Company G
- Company H
- 7th Battalion, South Carolina Infantry (Nelson's) (Enfield Rifles)
- Company C
- Company E
- Company G
- Company H
- 7th Regiment, South Carolina Reserves (90 days 1862-63)
- Company B
- 7th Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry ,
- Company D
- Company H
- Company K
- 8th Regiment, South Carolina Reserves,
- 9th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry,
- Company B
- 12th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry,
- Company D
- 15th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
- Company A
-20th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
- Reorganized Company M
- 24th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
- Company G
- Garden's Company, South Carolina Light Aritillery (Palmetto Light Battery)
- Shiver's Company, South Caroline Local Defense Troops


  • Moore, John Hammond. Columbia and Richland County : a South Carolina Community, 1740-1990. (Columbia, South Carolina : University of South Carolina Press, c1993). 521 pages. Family papers, reminiscences, institutional histories, census returns, official and unofficial documents, files of local newspapers, personal recollections and casual conversations have all contributed to this history.  Civil War pages 181-208.  Book found at FHL 975.771 H2m and Other Libraries

 

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