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The information in this list of South Carolina Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). That web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.


25 June 1862 consolidated and redesignated as the 1st Cavalry Regiment.
  • 10th Battalion, South Carolina Cavalry
    10th Cavalry Battalion [also called 3rd Battalion] was organized during late spring of 1862 with five companies. The unit served in the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, and in January, 1863, merged into the 4th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment.
  • 14th Battalion, South Carolina Cavalry
    14th Cavalry Battalion [also called 1st or 2nd Battalion] was organized early in 1862 with four companies. Many of its members were recruited in the western counties of the state. . During January, 1863, it merged into the 5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment.
  • 17th Battalion, South Carolina Cavalry (6th)
    17th Cavalry Battalion [also called 6th Battalion] was assembled during the spring of 1862. It contained four companies and was attached to the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. After serving along the coast near Charleston, the unit merged into the 5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment.
  • Holcombe Legion, South Carolina
    Holcome Legion was organized during the fall of 1861 with a cavalry and infantry battalion. The four-company cavalry battalion served for a time with the legion, was assigned to the Department of Richmond, and eventually became part of the 7th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment. The infantry battalion was formed with eight companies, later increased to ten. During the war it was attached to Evans', Elliot's, and Wallace's Brigade.
  • South Carolina Cavalry
    "Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.




 

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