11th Regiment, South Carolina Reserves (90 days 1862-63)

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''[[United States of America|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Carolina|South Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Carolina Military Records|South Carolina Military]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Carolina in the Civil War|South Carolina in the Civil War]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Carolina Civil War Confederate Units 5th through 14th]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   11th Regiment, South Carolina Reserves (90 days 1862-63)''
  
Companies in the 11th Regiment, South Carolina Reserves (90 days 1862-63) with County of Origin<br>
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=== Brief History  ===
  
Source Material<br>
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The 11th Regiment, South Carolina Reserves was one of the regiments of the 1st Corps of Reserves. It was organized by late summer/early fall of 1862 and served from November 11, 1862 to February 16, 1863. See Robert S. Seigler's book for more detail.<ref name="Seigler">Robert S. Seigler. ''South Carolina's Military Organizations During the War Between the States''. (Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, c2008.), v. 4, p 177-178. {{FHL|1639482|item|disp=FHL book 975.7 M2sr  v. 4}}. The book goes into greater detail about the companies and the different military units they served in.  Also the book may give more information about the different units this Battalion served with.</ref>  
  
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=== Companies in&nbsp;this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
  
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Men often enlisted in&nbsp; a company recruited in the counties where they lived&nbsp;though not always.&nbsp;After many battles,&nbsp;companies might&nbsp;be combined because so many men were killed or wounded.&nbsp; However if you are unsure which company your ancestor&nbsp; was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
  
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Information about the companies is from Seigler's book.<ref name="Seigler" />
  
[[Category:South Carolina]]
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:Company A - [[Barnwell County, South Carolina#Military|Barnwell Distict (County)]]
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:Company B -
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:Company C -
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:Company D - [[Colleton County, South Carolina#Military|Colleton District (County)]]
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:Company E -
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:Company F - [[Barnwell County, South Carolina#Military|Barnwell District (County)]] and [[Beaufort County, South Carolina#Military|Beaufort District (County)]]
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:Company G - [[Orangeburg County, South Carolina#Military|Orangeburg District (County)]]
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:Company H - [[Orangeburg County, South Carolina#Military|Orangeburg District (County)]]
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:Company I - [[Colleton County, South Carolina#Military|Colleton District (County)]]
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:Company K - [[Colleton County, South Carolina#Military|Colleton District (County)]]
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:Company L - [[Barnwell County, South Carolina#Military|Barnwell District (County]]) and [[Beaufort County, South Carolina#Military|Beaufort District (County)]]
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<br> The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 552 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CSC0011R0R Roster].
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=== Other Source Material  ===
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*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment. This site uses Joseph H. Crute's book, ''Units of the Confederate States Army'' as their main source for the regiment history.{{FHL|590033|item|disp=FHL book 973 M2crua}}, [http://www.worldcat.org/title/units-of-the-confederate-states-army/oclc/18272222&referer=brief_results WorldCat]. Crute's book does not have a history on this unit.
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*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment. This site uses Joseph H. Crute's book, ''Units of the Confederate States Army'' as their main source for the regiment history.{{FHL|590033|item|disp=FHL book 973 M2crua}}, [http://www.worldcat.org/title/units-of-the-confederate-states-army/oclc/18272222&referer=brief_results WorldCat].
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*Seigler, Robert S. ''South Carolina's Military Organizations During the War Between the States''. Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, c2008. {{FHL|1639482|item|disp=FHL book 975.7 M2sr v. 4}}. This book has an overview about the creation of the military units for service during the Civil War. There are four volumes which are divided into areas of the State. There is information about the different military units including dates of organization and service, company officers, battle engagements, company names and places of origin, and a few pictures. This book is also available through other [http://www.worldcat.org/title/south-carolinas-military-organizations-during-the-war-between-the-states/oclc/184906117&referer=brief_results libraries].
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Brief History

The 11th Regiment, South Carolina Reserves was one of the regiments of the 1st Corps of Reserves. It was organized by late summer/early fall of 1862 and served from November 11, 1862 to February 16, 1863. See Robert S. Seigler's book for more detail.[1]


Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in  a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded.  However if you are unsure which company your ancestor  was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Information about the companies is from Seigler's book.[1]

Company A - Barnwell Distict (County)
Company B -
Company C -
Company D - Colleton District (County)
Company E -
Company F - Barnwell District (County) and Beaufort District (County)
Company G - Orangeburg District (County)
Company H - Orangeburg District (County)
Company I - Colleton District (County)
Company K - Colleton District (County)
Company L - Barnwell District (County) and Beaufort District (County)


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 552 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Source Material

  • Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment. This site uses Joseph H. Crute's book, Units of the Confederate States Army as their main source for the regiment history.FHL book 973 M2crua, WorldCat. Crute's book does not have a history on this unit.
  • Seigler, Robert S. South Carolina's Military Organizations During the War Between the States. Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, c2008. FHL book 975.7 M2sr v. 4. This book has an overview about the creation of the military units for service during the Civil War. There are four volumes which are divided into areas of the State. There is information about the different military units including dates of organization and service, company officers, battle engagements, company names and places of origin, and a few pictures. This book is also available through other libraries.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Robert S. Seigler. South Carolina's Military Organizations During the War Between the States. (Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, c2008.), v. 4, p 177-178. FHL book 975.7 M2sr v. 4. The book goes into greater detail about the companies and the different military units they served in. Also the book may give more information about the different units this Battalion served with.