14th Battalion, South Carolina Cavalry

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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
Organized in the Summer of 1862 with four companies; consolidated with the 17th South Carolina Cavalry Battalion on 18 January 1863 and redesignated as the [[5th_Regiment,_South_Carolina_Cavalry_(Ferguson's)|5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment ]]<ref>[http://corktree.tripod.com/South_Carolina_Cavalry_Units_in_the_War_of_the_Rebellion 14th South Carolina Cavalry Battalion], (accessed 11 Apr 2011).</ref>.
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Organized in the Summer of 1862 with four companies; consolidated with the 17th South Carolina Cavalry Battalion on 18 January 1863 and redesignated as the [[5th Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry (Ferguson's)|5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment ]]<ref>[http://corktree.tripod.com/South_Carolina_Cavalry_Units_in_the_War_of_the_Rebellion 14th South Carolina Cavalry Battalion], (accessed 11 Apr 2011).</ref>.  
  
 
=== Companies in&nbsp;this Battalion with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in&nbsp;this Battalion 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.  
 
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.  
  
*A Company, Santee Guerrilas
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*A Company, Santee Guerrilas  
*B Company
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*B Company  
*C Company
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*C Company  
*D Company
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*D Company  
*E Company
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*E Company<br>
  
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=== 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,&nbsp;''Units of the Confederate States Army'',&nbsp;as their&nbsp;main source for the regiment history. Family History Library book 973 M2crua, {{FHL|590033|item}}, [http://www.worldcat.org/title/units-of-the-confederate-states-army/oclc/18272222&referer=brief_results WorldCat].
  
=== Source Material ===
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*[http://www.footnote.com Footnote.com] (A subscription website, but is available for use at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers). It has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).
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[[Category:South_Carolina_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]

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Contents

Brief History

Organized in the Summer of 1862 with four companies; consolidated with the 17th South Carolina Cavalry Battalion on 18 January 1863 and redesignated as the 5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment [1].

Companies in this Battalion 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.

  • A Company, Santee Guerrilas
  • B Company
  • C Company
  • D Company
  • E Company

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. Family History Library book 973 M2crua, FHL Collection, WorldCat.
  • Footnote.com (A subscription website, but is available for use at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers). It has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).

References

  1. 14th South Carolina Cavalry Battalion, (accessed 11 Apr 2011).