1st Regiment, South Carolina State Troops

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Joseph H. Crute, Jr.'s book, "Units of the Confederate States Army", contains no history for this unit. Footnote.com lists this regiment being in service for 6 months from 1863 to 1884 but gives no history. There are soldier service records for those whose names began with E-Y. Soldiers whose names start with A-D may be listed with the First Regiment Charleston Guard.  
 
Joseph H. Crute, Jr.'s book, "Units of the Confederate States Army", contains no history for this unit. Footnote.com lists this regiment being in service for 6 months from 1863 to 1884 but gives no history. There are soldier service records for those whose names began with E-Y. Soldiers whose names start with A-D may be listed with the First Regiment Charleston Guard.  
  
This regiment most likely transferred into another regiment or was combined with another regiment to create a new regiment. Looking at the service records of the soldiers may give clues to the different regiments they may have served in. A possible unit to look at is [[3rd_Regiment,_South_Carolina_Reserves_(90_days_1862-63)|3rd Regiment, South Carolina Reserves (90 Days 1862-63)]]. 
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This regiment most likely transferred into another regiment or was combined with another regiment to create a new regiment. Looking at the service records of the soldiers may give clues to the different regiments they may have served in. A possible unit to look at is [[3rd Regiment, South Carolina Reserves (90 days 1862-63)|3rd Regiment, South Carolina Reserves (90 Days 1862-63)]].   
  
<h3> Companies in&nbsp;this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  </h3>
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=== Companies in&nbsp;this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
<p>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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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.  
<ul><li>Company A&nbsp; -&nbsp;<a href="http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoA.html">Roster</a>&nbsp;- Anderson District  
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</li><li>Company B&nbsp; - <a href="http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoB.html">Roster</a>
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*Company A&nbsp; -&nbsp;[http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoA.html Roster]&nbsp;- Anderson District  
</li><li>Company C&nbsp;&nbsp;- <a href="http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoC.html">Roster</a> - Anderson District  
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*Company B&nbsp; - [http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoB.html Roster]
</li><li>Company D&nbsp; - <a href="http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoD.html">Roster</a>
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*Company C&nbsp;&nbsp;- [http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoC.html Roster] - Anderson District  
</li><li>Company E&nbsp; - <a href="http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoE.html">Roster</a>&nbsp;- Greenville District  
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*Company D&nbsp; - [http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoD.html Roster]
</li><li>Company F&nbsp; - <a href="http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoF.html">Roster</a>&nbsp;- Abbeville District  
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*Company E&nbsp; - [http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoE.html Roster]&nbsp;- Greenville District  
</li><li>Company G&nbsp; - <a href="http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoG.html">Roster</a> - Larens District  
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*Company F&nbsp; - [http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoF.html Roster]&nbsp;- Abbeville District  
</li><li>Company H&nbsp; - <a href="http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoH.html">Roster</a> - Greenville District&nbsp;  
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*Company G&nbsp; - [http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoG.html Roster] - Larens District  
</li><li>Company I&nbsp; - <a href="http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoI.html">Roster</a>
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*Company H&nbsp; - [http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoH.html Roster] - Greenville District&nbsp;  
</li><li>Company K&nbsp; - <a href="http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoK.html">Roster</a>
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*Company I&nbsp; - [http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoI.html Roster]
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*Company K&nbsp; - [http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163CoK.html Roster]
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=== Source Material  ===
 
=== Source Material  ===
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*[http://www.footnote.com Footnote.com] (a subscription website) has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).  
 
*[http://www.footnote.com Footnote.com] (a subscription website) has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).  
 
*[http://www.researchonline.net/sccw/unit193.htm 1st South Carolina Infantry State Troops]&nbsp;from The War for Southern Independence in South Carolina. Eastern Digital Resources, accessed 11/20/2010.  
 
*[http://www.researchonline.net/sccw/unit193.htm 1st South Carolina Infantry State Troops]&nbsp;from The War for Southern Independence in South Carolina. Eastern Digital Resources, accessed 11/20/2010.  
*[http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163.html First (1st) Regiment South Carolina State Troops] website, accessed 11/22/2010. This site lists the rosters for this Regiment.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*[http://www.oocities.com/screbels_1864/ST0163.html First (1st) Regiment South Carolina State Troops] website, accessed 11/22/2010. This site lists the rosters for this Regiment.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;  
*"[http://corktree.tripod.com/South_Carolina_Reserve_and_Miscellaneous_Units South Carolina Reserve and Miscellaneous Units in the War of the Rebellion]". Internet site, accessed 12/06/2010. Lists officers and dates. It also suggests that Company A comes from Oconee County and that Company I refused to enter Confederate service.
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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]". Internet site, accessed 12/06/2010. Lists officers and dates. It also suggests that Company A comes from Oconee County and that Company I refused to enter Confederate service.
  
 
[[Category:South_Carolina_-_Military]]
 
[[Category:South_Carolina_-_Military]]

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Brief History

Joseph H. Crute, Jr.'s book, "Units of the Confederate States Army", contains no history for this unit. Footnote.com lists this regiment being in service for 6 months from 1863 to 1884 but gives no history. There are soldier service records for those whose names began with E-Y. Soldiers whose names start with A-D may be listed with the First Regiment Charleston Guard.

This regiment most likely transferred into another regiment or was combined with another regiment to create a new regiment. Looking at the service records of the soldiers may give clues to the different regiments they may have served in. A possible unit to look at is 3rd Regiment, South Carolina Reserves (90 Days 1862-63)

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  - Roster - Anderson District
  • Company B  - Roster
  • Company C  - Roster - Anderson District
  • Company D  - Roster
  • Company E  - Roster - Greenville District
  • Company F  - Roster - Abbeville District
  • Company G  - Roster - Larens District
  • Company H  - Roster - Greenville District 
  • Company I  - Roster
  • Company K  - Roster


Source Material