23rd Regiment, South Carolina Infantry (Hatch's Coast Rangers)

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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.  
 
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, Bee's Rifles, [[Charleston_County,_South_Carolina|Charleston]]: Captain L.P. Miller; Captain John C. Evans
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*A Company, Bee's Rifles, [[Charleston County, South Carolina|Charleston]]: Captain L.P. Miller; Captain John C. Evans  
*B Company, Chicora Rifles, [[Charleston_County,_South_Carolina|Charleston]]: Captain John M. Whilden; Captain Paul H. Seabrook; Captain J. Walker Duffus; Captain Thomas L. Swinton
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*B Company, Chicora Rifles, [[Charleston County, South Carolina|Charleston]]: Captain John M. Whilden; Captain Paul H. Seabrook; Captain J. Walker Duffus; Captain Thomas L. Swinton  
*C Company, Johnson Rifles, [[Charleston_County,_South_Carolina|Charleston]]: Captain M.V. Bancroft
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*C Company, Johnson Rifles, [[Charleston County, South Carolina|Charleston]]: Captain M.V. Bancroft  
*D Company, Duryea Guards, [[Charleston_County,_South_Carolina|Charleston:]] Captain Edgar O. Murden
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*D Company, Duryea Guards, [[Charleston County, South Carolina|Charleston:]] Captain Edgar O. Murden  
*E Company, Coast Rangers: Captain C.J. Fledger; Captain J.C. Finklea
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*E Company, Coast Rangers: Captain C.J. Fledger; Captain J.C. Finklea  
*F Company: Captain J.J. McLure; Captain J.F. Atkinson; Captain J.M. Woods; Captain Julius Mills
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*F Company: Captain J.J. McLure; Captain J.F. Atkinson; Captain J.M. Woods; Captain Julius Mills  
*G Company, Douglas Rifles, [[Marlboro_County,_South_Carolina|Marlboro]]: Captain Robert C. Emmanuel; Captain Angus Z. McRae; Captain W.W. Covington
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*G Company, Douglas Rifles, [[Marlboro County, South Carolina|Marlboro]]: Captain Robert C. Emmanuel; Captain Angus Z. McRae; Captain W.W. Covington  
*H Company: Captain John Roberts; Captain Solon A. Durham; Captain W. Warren Hamilton
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*H Company: Captain John Roberts; Captain Solon A. Durham; Captain W. Warren Hamilton  
*I Company, Sprott Guards: Captain Henry L. Benbow; Captain Henry H. Lesesne; Captain William J.R. Cantey
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*I Company, Sprott Guards: Captain Henry L. Benbow; Captain Henry H. Lesesne; Captain William J.R. Cantey  
 
*K Company: Captain Thomas D. Frierson; Captain Lucius P. Loring; Captain David R. McCallum; Captain John H. Cooper
 
*K Company: Captain Thomas D. Frierson; Captain Lucius P. Loring; Captain David R. McCallum; Captain John H. Cooper
  
Regiment formed by adding six companies of 12th Mississippi Volunteers to Hatch's Battalion:
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Regiment formed by adding six companies of 12th Mississippi Volunteers to Hatch's Battalion:  
  
*E Company, [[Marion_County,_South_Carolina|Marion: ]]Captain Franklin
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*E Company, [[Marion County, South Carolina|Marion: ]]Captain Franklin  
*F Company, [[Chester_County,_South_Carolina|Chester]]
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*F Company, [[Chester County, South Carolina|Chester]]  
*G Company, [[Marlboro_County,_South_Carolina|Marlboro]]
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*G Company, [[Marlboro County, South Carolina|Marlboro]]  
*H Company, [[Marion_County,_South_Carolina|Marion]]: Captain Roberts
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*H Company, [[Marion County, South Carolina|Marion]]: Captain Roberts  
*I Company
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*I Company  
*K Company, [[Sumter_County,_South_Carolina|Sumter]]<br>
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*K Company, [[Sumter County, South Carolina|Sumter]]<br>
  
 
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*Andrews, W J.&nbsp; &nbsp;''Sketch of Company K., 23rd South Carolina Volunteers in the Civil War from 1862-1865 ''&nbsp;&nbsp; ( Columbia, S.C.&nbsp;: University of South Carolina, Thomas Cooper Library, Digital Collections Dept., 2009), 33 pages. W.J. Andrews, with the assistance of some of his fellow soldiers, recalls the Company's combat experiences during the second Battle of Bull Run, Virginia (1862; also called Second Manassas) and the siege of Petersburg, Virginia (1864-1865), as well as his own capture and imprisonment at Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates in Maryland following the Battle of Fort Stedman. Microfiche copy at {{FHL|775436|item|disp=FHL 6082649}} and book available at [http://www.worldcat.org/title/sketch-of-company-k-23rd-south-carolina-volunteers-in-the-civil-war-from-1862-1865/oclc/84035493&referer=brief_results WorldCat] libraries.
 
*Andrews, W J.&nbsp; &nbsp;''Sketch of Company K., 23rd South Carolina Volunteers in the Civil War from 1862-1865 ''&nbsp;&nbsp; ( Columbia, S.C.&nbsp;: University of South Carolina, Thomas Cooper Library, Digital Collections Dept., 2009), 33 pages. W.J. Andrews, with the assistance of some of his fellow soldiers, recalls the Company's combat experiences during the second Battle of Bull Run, Virginia (1862; also called Second Manassas) and the siege of Petersburg, Virginia (1864-1865), as well as his own capture and imprisonment at Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates in Maryland following the Battle of Fort Stedman. Microfiche copy at {{FHL|775436|item|disp=FHL 6082649}} and book available at [http://www.worldcat.org/title/sketch-of-company-k-23rd-south-carolina-volunteers-in-the-civil-war-from-1862-1865/oclc/84035493&referer=brief_results WorldCat] libraries.
  
*Blackburn, George A. ''The life work of John L. Girardeau, D.D., LLd.&nbsp;: late professor in the Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Columbia, S.C.'' (Columbia, S.C.&nbsp;: The State Co., 1916), 432 pages. Digital copies at [http://books.google.com/books?id=cLvVAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=The+life+work+of+John+L.+Girardeau,+D.D.,+LLd.+:+late+professor+in+the+Presbyterian+Theological+Seminary,+Columbia,+S.C.&hl=en&ei=QbqfTb7BLbLTiAKsy-yOAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CC4Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google] and [http://www.archive.org/details/lifeworkofjohnlgir00blac Internet Archives]. Book available at [http://www.worldcat.org/title/life-work-of-john-l-girardeau-dd-lld-late-professor-in-the-presbyterian-theological-seminary-columbia-sc/oclc/2986501&referer=brief_results WorldCat ]libraries.
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*Blackburn, George A. ''The life work of John L. Girardeau, D.D., LLd.&nbsp;: late professor in the Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Columbia, S.C.'' (Columbia, S.C.&nbsp;: The State Co., 1916), 432 pages. Digital copies at [http://books.google.com/books?id=cLvVAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=The+life+work+of+John+L.+Girardeau,+D.D.,+LLd.+:+late+professor+in+the+Presbyterian+Theological+Seminary,+Columbia,+S.C.&hl=en&ei=QbqfTb7BLbLTiAKsy-yOAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CC4Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google] and [http://www.archive.org/details/lifeworkofjohnlgir00blac Internet Archives]. Book available at [http://www.worldcat.org/title/life-work-of-john-l-girardeau-dd-lld-late-professor-in-the-presbyterian-theological-seminary-columbia-sc/oclc/2986501&referer=brief_results WorldCat ]libraries.  
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*Elwell, S.P.H.&nbsp; ''Recollection of war times&nbsp;: my experience in the West''.&nbsp; (Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1990).&nbsp; Available at the Family History Library, {{FHL|775445|item|disp= FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082650.}}
  
 
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Contents

Brief History

23rd Infantry Regiment [also called Coast Rangers] was assembled at Charleston, South Carolina, in November, 1861. Most of the men were from Horry, Georgetown, Charleston, and Colleton counties. After being stationed in South Carolina, the regiment moved to Virginia and during the war served in General Evans', Elliot's, and Wallace's Brigade [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.

  • A Company, Bee's Rifles, Charleston: Captain L.P. Miller; Captain John C. Evans
  • B Company, Chicora Rifles, Charleston: Captain John M. Whilden; Captain Paul H. Seabrook; Captain J. Walker Duffus; Captain Thomas L. Swinton
  • C Company, Johnson Rifles, Charleston: Captain M.V. Bancroft
  • D Company, Duryea Guards, Charleston: Captain Edgar O. Murden
  • E Company, Coast Rangers: Captain C.J. Fledger; Captain J.C. Finklea
  • F Company: Captain J.J. McLure; Captain J.F. Atkinson; Captain J.M. Woods; Captain Julius Mills
  • G Company, Douglas Rifles, Marlboro: Captain Robert C. Emmanuel; Captain Angus Z. McRae; Captain W.W. Covington
  • H Company: Captain John Roberts; Captain Solon A. Durham; Captain W. Warren Hamilton
  • I Company, Sprott Guards: Captain Henry L. Benbow; Captain Henry H. Lesesne; Captain William J.R. Cantey
  • K Company: Captain Thomas D. Frierson; Captain Lucius P. Loring; Captain David R. McCallum; Captain John H. Cooper

Regiment formed by adding six companies of 12th Mississippi Volunteers to Hatch's Battalion:


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).
  • Andrews, W J.   Sketch of Company K., 23rd South Carolina Volunteers in the Civil War from 1862-1865    ( Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina, Thomas Cooper Library, Digital Collections Dept., 2009), 33 pages. W.J. Andrews, with the assistance of some of his fellow soldiers, recalls the Company's combat experiences during the second Battle of Bull Run, Virginia (1862; also called Second Manassas) and the siege of Petersburg, Virginia (1864-1865), as well as his own capture and imprisonment at Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates in Maryland following the Battle of Fort Stedman. Microfiche copy at FHL 6082649 and book available at WorldCat libraries.
  • Blackburn, George A. The life work of John L. Girardeau, D.D., LLd. : late professor in the Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Columbia, S.C. (Columbia, S.C. : The State Co., 1916), 432 pages. Digital copies at Google and Internet Archives. Book available at WorldCat libraries.
  • Elwell, S.P.H.  Recollection of war times : my experience in the West.  (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990).  Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6082650.

References

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