15th Regiment, South Carolina Militia

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Companies in the&nbsp;15th Regiment, South Carolina Militia with County of Origin<br>
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=== Brief History  ===
  
Source of Material<br>
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"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</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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Company A - [[Lexington County, South Carolina|Lexington District (County)]] - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1560coa.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company B - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1560cob.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company C -
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Company D - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1560cod.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company E&nbsp;- [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1560coe.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company F - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1560cof.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company G - [[Orangeburg County, South Carolina|Orangeburg District]] - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1560cog.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company H - [[Lexington County, South Carolina|Lexington District]] - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1560coh.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company I&nbsp;- [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1560coi.html Roster], (accessed 6 Apr 2011).
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Company Unknown - [http://www.sciway3.net/sc-reserves/ot/sm1560co.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 55 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CSC0015R0M Roster].
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=== Other Sources<br> ===
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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].
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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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=== References  ===
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[[Category:South_Carolina_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]

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Contents

Brief History

"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit [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.

Company A - Lexington District (County) - Roster, (accessed 6 Apr 2011).

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

Company C -

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

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

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

Company G - Orangeburg District - Roster, (accessed 6 Apr 2011).

Company H - Lexington District - Roster, (accessed 6 Apr 2011).

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

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

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 55 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Other Sources

  • 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. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).