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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.

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15th - 19th Battalions and Regiments

  • 15th Battalion, South Carolina Heavy Artillery (Lucas')
    15th Heavy Artillery Battalion was organized at Charleston, South Carolina, in November, 1861, with three companies, later increased to five. In 1865, assigned to A. Rhett's Brigade, the unit fought as infantry in the North Carolina Campaign and surrendered with the Army of Tennessee.
  • 15th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
    15th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in September, 1861, at Lightwoodknot Springs, near Columbia, South Carolina. Its members were raised in the counties of Richland, Union, Lexington, Kershaw, Fairfield, and Williamsburg.
    After serving on James Island, the unit moved to Virginia and was assigned to General Drayton's, Kershaw's, Kennedy's, and Conner's Brigade.
  • 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.
  • 18th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
    18th Infantry Regiment was assembled during the winter of 1861-1862 with men from Laurens County and other counties in the northwestern part of the state.
    After serving in the Department of South Carolina, Georiga, and Florida, it was ordered to Virginia. During the war it was assigned to General Evans', Elliott's, and Wallace's Brigade.
  • 19th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
    19th Cavalry Battalion was formed in January, 1865, by consolidating five independent cavalry companies. It served in the Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Surrendered with the Army of Tennessee.

20th - 29th Battalions and Regiments

  • 20th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
    20th Infantry Regiment was organized at Orangeburg, South Carolina, during the winter of 1861-1862. Many of the men were recuirted in Sumter, Orangeburg, and Calhoun counties. In the spring of 1864 it moved to Virginia and was assigned to General Kershaw's, Kennedy's, and Conner's Brigade. They surrendered on April 26.
  • 21st Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
    21st Infantry Regiment was organized in November, 1861, with men from what is known as the Pee Dee region of the state. It served for some time in the Charleston area attached to General Hagood's Brigade in the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Surrendered with the Army of Tennessee.
  • 22nd Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
    22nd Infantry Regiment was organized and mustered into Confederate service in December, 1861. Some of its members were recruited in Oconee and Edgefield counties. After serving in South Carolina, the unit was sent to Virginia and assigned to General Evans', Elliot's, and Wallace's Brigade.
  • 23rd Regiment, South Carolina Infantry (Hatch's Coast Rangers)
    23rd Infantry Regiment [also called Coast Rangers] was assembled at Charleston, South Carolina, in November, 1861. Most of the men were from Horry, Georgetown, Charleston, and Colleton counties. After being stationed in South Carolina, the regiment moved to Virginia and during the war served in General Evans', Elliot's, and Wallace's Brigade.
  • 24th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
    24th Infantry Regiment was organized during the winter of 1861-1862 with men from Charleston and the counties of Marion and Edgefield. In May, 1863, moved to Mississippi. Assigned to General Gist's Brigade, it was engaged at Jackson, then joined the Army of Tennessee. Few surrendered on April 26, 1865.
  • 25th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry (Eutaw Regiment)
    25th Infantry Regiment [also called Eutaw Regiment] was organized and mustered into Confederate service in July, 1862. It was formed with men of the 11th Battalion who were from Charleston and the middle region of the state. It served in the Charleston area assigned to the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, and in September, 1863, it was placed in General Hagood's Brigade. All the men present at Fort Fisher were captured, and the few who later served in the regiment surrendered in April, 1865.
  • 26th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
    26th Infantry Regiment was organized at Charleston, South Carolina, in September, 1862, by consolidating the 6th and 9th Battalions South Carolina Infantry. After serving in South Carolina it moved to Mississippi, was placed in N.G. Evans' Brigade. In the spring of 1864 was sent to Virginia. Here it was assigned to Elliott's and Wallace's Brigade.
  • 27th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry (Gaillard's)
    27th Infantry Regiment was formed at Charleston, South Carolina, in September, 1863, by consolidating the Charleston Infantry Battalion and the 1st South Carolina Battalion Sharpshooters. The unit was assigned to General Hagood's Brigade.

30th - 39th Battalions and Regiments

40th - 51st Battalions and Regiments


 

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