Unit 96 A

South Carolina 1st (Butler's) Infantry Regiment

Company A

Company A was at first designated B, the officers being those appointed by Governor Pickens for the "second company", in January, 1865. The earliest available roll of the company is dated Sullivan's Island, April 18, 1861. The following muster rolls are also available: April 30, May 18, June 30, August 31, October 31, and December 31, 1861; February 28, April 30, June 30, October 31, and December 31, 1862; February 28, April 30, June 30, August 31, October 31, and December 31, 1863; February 29, June 30, August 31, October 31, and December 31, 1864. The company was mustered into Confederate service on Sullivan's Island, May 18, 1861, by D.R. Jones, A. A. General, Mustering Officer.

The muster roll of April 30, 1861, gives Sullivan's Island as the company's station; that of May 18, gives the same station; that of June 30, gives Moultrie House, Sullivan's Island, with the note that the company had "changed Station'June 15th from Five Gun Battery to Moultrie House"; that of August 31, gives Sullivan's Island; that of October 31, North Edisto Battery, with a note that the company "left Sullivan's Island, September 14, 1861, en-route for North Edisto, at which place the company arrived September 15th and took Post at the Batteries there erected"; that of December 31, gives Fort Moultrie; that of February 28, 1862, gives Fort Moultrie; that of April 30, Fort Moultrie; that of June 30, Fort Moultrie; that of October 31, Fort Moultrie; that of December 31, Fort Moultrie; that of February 28, 1863, Fort Moultrie; that of April 30, Fort Moultrie, with this note:

"On the 7th April, 1863, this Company forming a portion of the Garrison of Fort Moultrie, S. C., and manning a Battery of Six Guns assisted in repulsing the Yankee Fleet of Iron clad Gunboats after an engagement of 2 hours and 25 minutes. The first shot fired in the action was "A" Co. Battery aimed by 1st Sergt. Snipes distance 2000 yds. it was seen to strike the Turret of the Weekawken and break to pieces. No Casualties occurred in this Company. Officers present Capt Huguenin & Lts Wardlaw and Marshall. Lt Erwin at the time in Command of "G" Co. Battery. T. A. Huguenin Capt c-"

The muster roll of June 30, 1863, gives the company's station as Fort Moultrie; that of August 31, gives Battery Beauregard, Sullivan's Island, with a note that the company on August 6, 1863 "changed post from Ft. Moultrie to Beauregard Battery by order Col. Butler", and had on August 23, and 31, 1863, gives the company's station as Battery Beauregard, with the following note:

"Sept. 3rd. Ordered from Beauregard Battery Sullivan's Island to Battery Wagner Morris Island, S. C. Lt Wardlaw & 30 men at Battery Wagner. Lt Erwin & Macbeth 35 men at Battery Wagner. Lt Erwin & Macbeth 35 men in Gregg. Capt Huguenin chief of arty for the Island. Under heavy fire 5th & 6th. Night of 6th evacuated Morris Island Detachment of Co at Wagner forming rear guard under Capt H. & Lt W. Eighteen enlisted men missing in one of the boats. 7th Sept. returned to B. B. under fire 7th & 8th. Lt Erwin killed 7th. Lts Wardlaw & Macbeth stunned on the 8th."

The muster roll of December 31, 1863, gives Battery Beauregard as the company's station; that of February 29, 1864, gives no station; that of June 30 gives Battery Marshall, Sullivan's Island, with the following note:

"The Co. changed its station from Battery Beauregard, S. I. to Battery Marshall-S. I. May 25th 1864, under Comd. of Lieut. Wardlaw.

"Capt. Huguenin, Lieut. Wardlaw, 1st Sergt. Sowell, Corpl Sparks, Musician Walker and twelve Privates ordered on a Scout to Bull's Bay & adjacent Islands, June 19 1864 & returned on 24th June 1864, after thoroughly scouting the Inlets & Islands."

The muster roll of August 31, 1864, gives Fort Sumter as the company's station, with this note:

"The Co. received marching orders to proceed from Battery Marshall, Sull's Island, So. Ca. July 18th 1864, and arrived here at 12 O' clock same night. It has been under fire ever since."

The muster roll of October 31, 1864, gives Battery Marshall as the company's station with this note:

"The Company was relieved from duty at Ft. Sumter on the night of Sept. 14th, 1864, at 10 Oclk P.M. after being at that post 28 days, during which time the Company was under heavy fire for a great portion of the time."

The muster roll of December 31, 1864, gives Battery Marshall as the company's station.

The following roster of the company has been compiled from the twenty-two muster rolls heretofore mentioned.

ADAMSCalvin  
ADAMSJ. H. (conscript)  
ADAMSJ. J.  
ADAMSJacob  
ADAMSJoseph  
ADAMSS. H.  
ALBRIGHTHenry  
ANDREWSJ.T.E.  
ANDREWSJohn T.  
ARTHURD. S.  
ATWOODJohn L.  
BAKERJames Melton  
BAKERRichard  
BAKERThomas A.  
BEAUREGARDH. T.  
BELKJohn F.  
BILLINGSK. G.  
BLAKENEYGeorge W.  
BLOCKERJohn R.  
BOWLINJohn T.  
BREMERCharles F. B.  
BREMERCharles F.B.  
BRIGMANJames  
BROWNBerry Francis  
BROWNJames D.  
BROWNThomas  
BUTLERWilliam  
CALHOUND.G.  
CARVERTerrill  
CAWJohn  
CLANTONB. R.  
CLANTONEphriam  
CLARKJames  
CLAUNCHJohn A. H.  
COMERFORDWilliam  
COPELANDWilliam  
COURTNEYMichael  
CURLEYDaniel  
DEASCanady  
DOUGLASR. M.  
DUDLEYRichard N.  
ELLIOTTRichard  
ERWINE. A.  
EVANSHenry H.  
EVANSLevi K.  
FERGUSONJohn W.  
FERRILLW. W.  
FLOODLuke  
FLYNNJohn  
FRYJohn  
FUNDERBURKH. W.  
FUNDERBURKJohn  
FUNDERBURKJoshua C.  
FUNDERBURKL. Alexander  
FUNDERBURKW. L.  
GAINEYAlexander  
GAINEYDuncan  
GAINEYJames H.  
GAINEYJames W.  
GAINEYJosiah  
GAINEYWilliam H.  
GARLANDRobert  
GARRISJohn  
GILLJohn M.  
GOLDSBYHoward  
GRIENDERJohn  
GRIFFITHJoseph G.  
GROOMSJames E.  
GROOMSReuben  
HAGINSEllison  
HAGINSRichard  
HAGINSThomas  
HALLAngus  
HAREJackson  
HAREThomas D.  
HARPERJ. M.  
HARRINGTONWilliam  
HAYD. W.  
HAYESPatrick  
HERNDONW. R.  
HOLLAMANG. W. L.  
HOLTJeremiah T.  
HOOPERMajor Maury  
HOPKINSWilliam  
HOPPMANNChristian  
HORTONA. E.  
HOUGHJ. C.  
HOWARDJames F.  
HUGHESEdward  
HUGHESThomas  
HUGUENINThomas A.  
HUNTERAlbert  
HUTSONRichard  
JACKSONAllen M.  
JAUNTJ. A.  
JENKINSChristopher E.  
JENKINSWillis  
JOHNSONA. H.  
JOHNSONDavid  
JOHNSONMurdoch  
JOHNSONWyley  
JONESJames  
JONESLuther  
JONESMacon R.  
JONESThomas L.  
KAULBFLEISCHD. J.  
KEATONJohn  
KELLEYJames  
KELTERJohn  
KENNINGTONW. W.  
KINGMitchell, Jr.  
LANGLEYJ. F.  
LEEPatrick  
LOWRYJ. Robert  
LOWRYJames R.  
LOWRYRichard  
MACBETHEdwin Wister  
MAHAFFYO. C.  
MALONEThomas  
MANNINGJohn W.  
MARSHALLJohn H.  
MARSHALLWilliam J.  
MARTINLouis  
MASSEYSamuel T.  
MAXWELLGeorge W.  
MCCARTHYJeremiah  
MCCONNELLJohn B.  
MCDOWELLJohn B. A.  
MCFARLANDC. P.  
MCGOWANSamuel  
MCMANEMINEugene  
MCMANUS   
MCMANUSA. C.  
MCMANUSA. Leander  
MCMANUSAlbert  
MCMANUSAmon  
MCMANUSJ. Lafayette  
MCMANUSJohn M.  
MCMANUSJohn Q.  
MCMANUSJoseph  
MCMANUSMichael  
MCMANUSN. B.  
MCMANUSSamuel  
MCMANUSThomas  
MCMANUSWilliam  
MCMUNNYJ. M.  
MCNALTYJohn R.  
MCNAMEEMichael  
MILBYWilliam  
MILLWEEJames H.  
MOONEYJames  
MOONEYPatrick  
MOOREJames R.  
MORRISONAngus  
MORRISONDaniel  
MULLINSJohn  
MULLINSWilliam  
MURPHYJames  
MUSTINJohn  
NAGLELuke  
NEILLAndrew  
NEILLJ. O. P.  
NEILLJames B.  
NEILLS. A.  
O'BREINMortimer  
O'BRIENDaniel  
O'BRIENMortimer  
OSBORNEE. B.  
OSBORNEL. A.  
OTISJohn  
OUTENA. C.  
OUTENH. W.  
OUTENJoel  
OUTENS. J.  
OUTLAWJames A.  
PARNELLHenry A.  
PERRINL. W.  
PHELANThomas  
PLYLERAaron  
PRICEEdward  
QUATTLEBAUMT. A.  
QUINNPatrick  
RAYJohn T.  
RICHARDSONG. W.  
RIDGEJohn, H.  
RIDGEW. D.  
RIDGEWilliam, L.  
RILEYJohn  
RIPLEYJohn  
ROBERTSA. J.  
ROBERTSJames (conscript)  
ROBINSON18 John  
ROLLINSDavid  
ROWELLL. H.  
RUSHA. J.  
SAILORSWilliam M.  
SANDERSJames W.  
SCHILEIHERFrederick  
SEAYJames M.  
SHEHANEJ. B.  
SHEHANEJames B.  
SHEHANEWilliam  
SHEYPatrick  
SHUTED. J.  
SIMPSONW D.  
SMITHJohn K.  
SMITHJoseph C.  
SNIPESBurrell  
SNIPESJames F.  
SNIPESNathan  
SNIPESP. L.  
SNIPESRobert  
SNIPESUriah W.  
SNIPESUriah  
SNIPESWilliam C.  
SOWELLL. S.  
SOWELLS. F.  
SOWELLS.F.  
SPANIERJohn  
SPARKSJohn W. W.  
SPARKSM. F.  
STACKJames  
STEELEWilliam  
STOKESEphriam  
STRONGJames M.  
SULLIVANSamuel  
SWEATW. E.  
TALTYPeter  
TERRYWilliam J.  
THOMPSONJohn  
THREATTJeremiah  
THREATTRobert  
TRAXLERW. B.  
TREHURNJohn R.  
TUCKERHenry  
TUCKERJohn  
TUCKERWoodson  
TYSONPriestly  
USHERSamuel L.  
USSERYTheodore B.  
VICKAlbert  
VICKJ. S.  
WALKERHenry  
WALKERJames  
WALTERSSamuel  
WALTERSWilliam  
WARDLAWJames Lewis  
WARDLAWJames, Lewis  
WARLEYJ. Hamilton  
WATERSJohn  
WATERSMoses  
WHITBYGeorge  
WILKINSONWilliam  
WILLIAMSNewton J. D.  
WITHERSPOONBracelet J.  
WOODHAMA. E.  
WOODSWilliam  
WRIGHTJohn  
YARBOROUGHJames M.  




Source: South Carolina Civil War Soldiers Index. Eastern Digital Resources


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