14th Regiment, South Carolina Militia

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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]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   14th Regiment, South Carolina Militia''  
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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]]   14th Regiment, South Carolina Militia''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
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This unit was listed in Brigadier General John K. Jackson, Brigadier General James H. Trapier's Divison in Jan 1865. It was called to active duty at Branchville, SC, on 5 January 1865, and was moved to Blackville, SC, on 17 January. On 15 February, it numbered about 210 men, and was posted on the western side of the congaree River, near the bridge at columbia, SC, and provided a 50 man detail to guard the Broad River bridge <ref>[http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1460.html 14th Regiment, South Carolina Militia] (accessed 6 Apr 2011).</ref>.
  
This unit was listed in Brigadier General John K. Jackson, Brigadier General James H. Trapier's Divison in Jan 1865. It was called to active duty at Branchville, SC, on 5 January 1865, and was moved to Blackville, SC, on 17 January. On 15 February, it numbered about 210 men, and was posted on the western side of the congaree River, near the bridge at columbia, SC, and provided a 50 man detail to guard the Broad River bridge <ref>[http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1460.html 14th Regiment, South Carolina Militia] (accessed 6 Apr 2011).</ref>. <br>
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Joseph H. Crute, Jr.'s book, "Units of the Confederate States Army", contains no history for this unit.<ref name="Crute">Joseph H. Crute. Units of the Confederate States Army. (Midlothian, Virginia : Derwent Books, c1987).{{FHL|590033|item|disp=FHL book 973 M2crua}}. Information available at: National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed December 2010).</ref>  
  
=== Companies in&nbsp;this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
  
 
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.  
  
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Company A -many men from [[Barnwell County, South Carolina|Barnwell District (County)]] - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1460coa.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company B - many men from [[Barnwell County, South Carolina|Barnwell District (County)]] - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1460cob.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company C - many men from [[Orangeburg County, South Carolina|Orangeburg District (County)]] - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1460coc.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company D -&nbsp; <span style="" />[http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1460cod.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company E - many men from&nbsp; <span style="" />[[Orangeburg County, South Carolina|Orangeburg District (County)]] - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1460coe.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company F - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1460cof.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company K - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1460cok.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company Unknown - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1460co.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
  
 
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 46 men on its roster for this unit. Possibly this unit did not complete its organization, and the men went to other units. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CSC0014R0M Roster].
  
 
=== Source Material  ===
 
=== 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. 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].
 
*[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. 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].
  
*[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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*''Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of South Carolina''. Microfilm publication M267. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Services, 1958. These records have been indexed and digitized and are available at [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). (Accessed December 2010)
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*"[http://www.researchonline.net/sccw/unit182.htm 14th Regiment Militia]". The War for Southern Independence in South Carolina. Eastern Digital Resources an Internet site, accessed 12/22/2010. Lists some references for this unit.
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*"[http://corktree.tripod.com/South_Carolina_Reserve_and_Miscellaneous_Units South Carolina Reserve and Miscellaneous Units in the War of the Rebellion]". Lists a few officers, sometimes dates&nbsp;and company names.
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=== [[Category:South_Carolina_-_Military]] ===
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[[Category:South_Carolina_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]

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Brief History

This unit was listed in Brigadier General John K. Jackson, Brigadier General James H. Trapier's Divison in Jan 1865. It was called to active duty at Branchville, SC, on 5 January 1865, and was moved to Blackville, SC, on 17 January. On 15 February, it numbered about 210 men, and was posted on the western side of the congaree River, near the bridge at columbia, SC, and provided a 50 man detail to guard the Broad River bridge [1].

Joseph H. Crute, Jr.'s book, "Units of the Confederate States Army", contains no history for this unit.[2]

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.

Company A -many men from Barnwell District (County) - Roster, (accessed 6 Apr 2011).

Company B - many men from Barnwell District (County) - Roster, (accessed 6 Apr 2011).

Company C - many men from Orangeburg District (County) - Roster, (accessed 6 Apr 2011).

Company D -  Roster, (accessed 6 Apr 2011).

Company E - many men from  Orangeburg District (County) - Roster, (accessed 6 Apr 2011).

Company F - Roster, (accessed 6 Apr 2011).

Company K - Roster, (accessed 6 Apr 2011).

Company Unknown - Roster, (accessed 6 Apr 2011).


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 46 men on its roster for this unit. Possibly this unit did not complete its organization, and the men went to other units. Roster.

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.
  • Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of South Carolina. Microfilm publication M267. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Services, 1958. These records have been indexed and digitized and are available at 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). (Accessed December 2010)
  • "14th Regiment Militia". The War for Southern Independence in South Carolina. Eastern Digital Resources an Internet site, accessed 12/22/2010. Lists some references for this unit.


References

  1. 14th Regiment, South Carolina Militia (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
  2. Joseph H. Crute. Units of the Confederate States Army. (Midlothian, Virginia : Derwent Books, c1987).FHL book 973 M2crua. Information available at: National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed December 2010).