Unit 96 K

South Carolina 1st (Butler's) Infantry Regiment

Company K

Company K was organized early in 1862. The following muster rolls of the company are available: April 30, June 30, August 31, October 31, and December 31, 1862; February 28, April 30, June 30, October 31, and December 31, 1863; February 29, June 30, August 31, October 31, and December 31, 1864.

The muster roll of April 30, 1861, gives Fort Moultrie as the company's station; that of June 30, gives Camp Evans, with the following comment:

"The Company performed marches on Johns Island from May 21st. to May 28th. distance about eighty Miles--

"The Company again performed similar marches on same Island distance nearly same from June 4th. to June 11th."

The muster roll of August 31, has the station obliterated therefrom; that of October 31, the same; that of December 31, the same; that of February 28, 1863, the same; that of April 30, the same, but contains the following comment:

"The Company was in action on the 7th. of April 1863 had Command of the Mortar Battery"

The station is obliterated from the muster roll of June 30, 1863. Battery Rutledge is the station given on the muster roll of October 31, 1863; the same on that of December 31, 1863; the same on that of February 29, 1864; the same on that of June 30,; the same on that of August 31; Fort Sumter on that of October 31, and Fort Rutledge on that of December 31, 1864.

The following roster of the company has been compiled from the muster rolls hereinbefore mentioned:

Officers:

Captain.

Rivers, Constant H. - promoted from Co. E, January 1, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

First Lieutenant.

Bacot, Pierre - promoted from Co. C, January 1, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Second Lieutenants.

Gaillard, William D. - appointed February 1, 1862; promoted to 1st lieutenant, July 14, 1863, and transferred to Co. F.

Mikell, T. P. - assigned between December 31, 1862, and February 28, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.1

Claiborne, Charles H. - assigned December 7, 1863;2 transferred to Co. D between October 31, and December 31, 1864.

Quattlebaum, T. A. - transferred from Co. A, November 1, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

First Sergeants.

McGuire, Charles G. - appointed March 15, 1862; reduced to ranks between June 30, and August 31, 1862.

Simmons, W. A. - transferred from Co. B, wherein he held the rank of sergeant, and appointed between August 31, and October 31, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Sergeants.

Law, James B. - appointed between April 30, and June 30, 1862; reduced to ranks, May 28, 1864; reappointed between August 31, and October 31, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

1His commission dated from November 10, 1862.

2His commission dated from November 18, 1863.

Cook, Elias A. - appointed July 1, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Williams, E. G. - transferred from the ranks of Co. D between October 31, and December 31, 1862; transferred back to Co. D, April 6, 1863.

Ryan, John - appointed between December 31, 1862, and February 28, 1863; reduced to ranks between June 30, and October 31, 1863.

Glass, Peter - appointed between June 30, and October 31, 1863; reduced to ranks, February 7, 1864.

Steele, William - appointed March 28, 1864; reduced to ranks, August 11, 1864.

Francis, Edward - appointed between June 30, and August 31, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Corporals.

Cook, Elias A. - appointed between April 30, and June 30, 1862; promoted to sergeant, July 1, 1862.

McLaughlin, Michael - appointed between April 30, and June 30, 1862; reduced to ranks, October 23, 1862.

Rodrick, John - appointed July 1, 1862; reduced to ranks, February 26, 1863.

Glass, Peter - appointed July 1, 1862; promoted to sergeant between June 30, and October 31, 1863.

Ryan, John - appointed between August 1, and October 31, 1862; reduced to ranks, December 28, 1862.

Lowry, Robert - appointed between October 31, and December 31, 1862; reduced to ranks, March 21, 1864.

Beverley, C. W. - appointed between December 31, 1862, and February 28, 1863; reduced to ranks, April 5, 1863.

O'Brien, David - appointed between June 30, and October 31, 1863; reduced to ranks, February 6, 1864; reappointed March 28, 1864; transferred to the Maryland line between June 30, and August 31, 1864.

Steele, William - appointed September 1, 1863; reduced to ranks, February 7, 1864; reappointed March 3, 1864; promoted to sergeant, March 28, 1864; reappointed from ranks, September 25, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Farrell, Peter - appointed between October 31, and December 31, 1863; reduced to ranks, February 4, 1864.

Francis, Edward - appointed February 1, 1864; promoted to sergeant between June 30, and August 31, 1864.

Price, W. A. - appointed May 1, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Freeman, John - appointed May 1, 1864; reduced to ranks, September 25, 1864.

Grant, J. W. - appointed between June 30, and August 31, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Nettles, Mark - appointed between June 30, and August 31, 1864; reduced to ranks, December 23, 1864.

Musicians.

McManus, Samuel - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Shuford, J. A. - enlisted at Moultrieville, May 8, 1864; reduced to ranks, December 1, 1864.

Roberts, J. H. - enlisted at Fort Moultrie, December 6, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Privates.

Altman, J. R. - transferred from Co. G, 27th Regiment (Infantry), South Carolina Volunteers, between February 29, and June 30, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Anderson, A. L. - enlisted at Charleston, May 28, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Arant, A. - enlisted at Moultrieville, September 14, 1863; on muster roll of February 29, 1864; not on that of June 30, 1864.

Arthur, D. S. - transferred from Co. G, March 1, 1863; on muster roll of February 29, 1864; not on that of June 30, 1864.

Bennett, W. - enlisted at Fort Moultrie, March 16, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Benton, S. - enlisted at Walterboro, February 18, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Beverley, C. W. - enlisted at Walterboro, February 18, 1862; promoted to corporal between December 31, 1862, and February 28, 1863; reduced from corporal, April 5, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Black, T. A. - enlisted at Moultrieville, March 16, 1863; transferred to the 37th Georgia regiment between August 31, and October 31, 1864.

Blocker, Edwin - enlisted at Walterboro, February 20, 1862; died at Camp Evans, August 2, 1862.

Blocker, T. J. - transferred from Co. H between October 31, and December 31, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Blocker, W. H. - enlisted at Walterboro, February 20, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Bobo, D. - enlisted at Moultrieville, March 16, 1863; on muster roll of June 30, 1863; not on that of October 31, 1863.

Bookout, M. L. - enlisted at Moultrieville, August 24, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Brady, W. - enlisted at Pickens, April 28, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Brice, W. A. - enlisted at Moultrieville, October 28, 1862; deserted between October 31, and November 25, 1864; dropped from the roll, November 25, 1864.

Brice, T. - enlisted at Fort Moultrie, November 27, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Burgess, J. H. - transferred from Co. F between April 20, and 30, 1862; transferred to band, June 6, 1863.

Burns, John - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., February 1, 1862; transferred to a gunboat, October 7, 1864.

Carter, J. - enlisted at Moultrieville, April 24, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Chambers, L. - enlisted at Walhalla, April 2, 1863; on muster roll of December 30, 1864.

Clark, J. J. - enlisted at Chester, July 14, 1863; transferred to 1st North Carolina Regiment, December 1, 1863.

Clem, Charles - enlisted at Newberry, December 13, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Cook, Elias A. - enlisted at Walterboro, February 17, 1862; promoted to corporal between April 30, and June 30, 1862.

Cook, William - enlisted at Georgetown, February 2, 1863; deserted May 4, 1863.

Copeland, William - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Corcoran, Joseph - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., January 27, 1862; on muster roll of August 31, 1862; not on that of October 31, 1862.

Deason, David - enlisted at Moultrieville, October 30, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Dunoway, Willliam - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., January 28, 1862; returned to a company from which he had deserted, between April 30, and June 30, 1862;

Durham, J. S. - enlisted at Pickens, May 13, 1863; deserted between October 31, and November 6, 1864; dropped from roll, November 6, 1864.

Early, Michael - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., January 29, 1862; returned to a company from which he had deserted between April 30, and June 30, 1862.

Elwell, J. S. - enlisted at New Orleans, March 3, 1862; discharged June 3, 1864.

Entrekin, T. D. - enlisted at Pickens, April 30, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Evans, C. - enlisted at Fort Moultrie, November 18, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Evans, Joseph - transferred from Co. F between April 20, and 30, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Farrell, Peter - enlisted at Moultrieville, March 12, 1863; promoted to corporal between October 31, and December 31, 1863; reduced from corporal, February 4, 1864; deserted between October 31, and November 25, 1864; dropped from roll, November 25, 1864.

Ferguson, G. W. - enlisted at Moultrieville, August 24, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Finster, George - enlisted at New Orleans, March 13, 1862; on muster roll of February 29, 1864; not on that of June 30, 1864.

Fitzgerald, A. C. - enlisted at Greenville, April 4, 1862; deserted between October 31, and December 25, 1864; dropped from roll, December 25, 1864.

Fletcher, C. - enlisted at Fort Moultrie, October 3, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Forse, A. W. - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., February 6, 1862; returned to the company from which he had deserted, between April 30, and June 30, 1862.

Francis, Edward - transferred from Co. F between April 20, and 30, 1862; promoted to corporal, February 1, 1864.

Freeman, John - enlisted in Marlboro District, February 17, 1862; promoted to corporal, May 1, 1864; reduced from corporal, September 25, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Funderburk, John - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; killed by the explosion of a shell, November 20, 1863.

Gainey, D. A. - transferred from Co. F between April 30, and June 30, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Garris, John - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Gilbert, J. - enlisted at Walhalla, March 27, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Gill, J. W. - enlisted at Moultrieville, September 14, 1863; died December 9, 1863.

Glass, Peter - enlisted at Charleston, February 12, 1862; promoted to corporal, July 1, 1862; reduced from sergeant, February 7, 1864; transferred to the Maryland line between June 30, and August 31, 1864.

Grant, H. J. - transferred from 4th Regiment (Infantry), South Carolina Volunteers, between February 29, and June 30, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Grant, J. W. - enlisted at Walterboro, February 17, 1862; promoted to corporal between June 30, and August 31, 1864.

Groves, Daniel - enlisted at Walterboro, January 10, 1862; deserted between October 31, and November 6, 1864; dropped from the roll, November 6, 1864.

Groves, John - transferred from Co. F between April 20, and 30, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Harren, Hugh - enlisted at Moultrieville, February 16, 1863; dropped from roll, October 19, 1863, as he returned to his former company.

Hill, Frank - enlisted at Moultrieville, May 10, 1863; killed by the explosion of a shell, November 20, 1863.

Hyrne, Henry - enlisted at Walterboro, February 2, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Jaunt, J. A. - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Johnson, R. W. - enlisted at Fort Moultrie, October 3, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Jones, D. M. - enlisted at Georgetown, January 31, 1863; on muster roll of June 30, 1863; not on that of October 31, 1863.

Jones, E. - enlisted on Sullivan's Island, May 18, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Jones, William - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., January 25, 1862; on muster roll of February 28, 1863; not on that of April 30, 1863.

King, Thomas - enlisted at Moultrieville, March 13, 1863; deserted May 6, 1863.

Kinsey, Joseph - enlisted at Walterboro, March 20, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Knapp, Herman - enlisted at New Orleans, La., March 12, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Law, James B. - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., January 29, 1862; promoted to sergeant between April 30, and June 30, 1862; reduced from sergeant, May 28, 1864; promoted to sergeant between August 31, and October 31, 1864.

Lawson, David - enlisted at Pickens, April 27, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Lowry, J. Robert - transferred from Co. A, April 28, 1862; promoted to corporal between October 31, and December 31, 1862; reduced from corporal, March 21, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Lowry, James R. - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; discharged on surgeon's certificate of disability, June 28, 1862.

Lowry, Richard - transferred from Co. A, April 28, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Lumpkin, J. D. - enlisted at Pickens, April 27, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Mack, James - enlisted at Charleston, April 2, 1862; deserted September 24, 1863.

McDonald, Owen - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., January 29, 1862; deserted March 28, 1863.

McFarland, C. P. - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; died in hospital, April 28, 1862.

McGuire, Charles G. - enlisted at New Orleans, March 1, 1862; promoted to 1st Sergeant, March 15, 1862; reduced from 1st Sergeant between June 30, and August 31, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

McIntire, J. W. - enlisted at Pickens, August 17, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

McLaughlin, Michael - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., January 29, 1862; promoted to corporal between April 30, and June 30, 1862; reduced from corporal, October 23, 1862; deserted December 7, 1862.

McManus, William J. - enlisted at Lancaster, February 24, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

McMurray, J. L. - enlisted at Lancaster, August 14, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

McQuaige, John - enlisted at Cheraw, February 25, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Miller, James - enlisted at Moultrieville, March 12, 1863; deserted December 15, 1864.

Miller, T. F. - enlisted at Lancaster, September 14, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Mitchell, Ephraim B. - transferred from Co. F between April 20, and 30, 1862; on muster roll of June 30, 1863; not on that of October 31, 1863.

Morris, M. M. - transferred from Co. I, June 16, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Murphy, James - enlisted at Moultrieville, March 10, 1863; transferred to Co. A, May 1, 1863.

Mustin, John - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; transferred to Co. H between October 31, and December 31, 1864.

Neale, Lewis - enlisted at Walterboro, March 20, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Nettles, Mark - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., January 29, 1862; promoted to corporal between June 30, and August 31, 1864; reduced from corporal, December 23, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Nolan, Patrick - enlisted at New Orleans, La., March 13, 1862; discharged on surgeon's certificate of disability, May 1, 1862.

O'Brien, David - enlisted at Moultrieville, February 6, 1863; promoted to corporal between June 30, and October 31, 1863; reduced from corporal, February 6, 1864; promoted to corporal March 28, 1864.

O'Neal, Joseph - enlisted at Moultrieville, March 23, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Pilgim, E. - enlisted at Pickens, April 7, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Pitts, William - enlisted at Cheraw, January 23, 1862; discharged on surgeon's certificate of disability, June 28, 1862.

Price, H.1 R. - enlisted at Walterboro, January 17, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Price, W. A. - enlisted at Walterboro, January 17, 1862; promoted to corporal, May 1, 1864.

Robeson, Jackson - enlisted at Taxahaw, June 18, 1862; transferred to Co. I, June 16, 1864.

Rodrick, John - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., January 23, 1862; promoted to corporal, July 1, 1862; reduced from corporal, February 26, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Ross, J. - enlisted at Fort Sumter, October 23, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Ryan, John - enlisted at Charleston, April 2, 1862; promoted to corporal between August 31, and October 31, 1862; reduced from corporal, December 28, 1862; promoted to sergeant between December 31, 1862, and February 28, 1863; reduced from sergeant between June 30, and October 31, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Sams, W. B. - enlisted on Sullivan's Island, April 11, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Sanders, W. W. - enlisted at Walterboro, January 10, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Shuford, J. A. - reduced from musician, December 1, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

1W. on some muster rolls.

Smith, John K. - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Smith, Thomas - enlisted at Moultrieville, May 10, 1863; on muster roll of June 30, 1863; not on that of October 31, 1863.

Snipes, P. L. - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; died of disease, at Adams Run, July 29, 1862.

Steele, William - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; promoted to corporal, September 1, 1863; reduced from corporal, February 7, 1864; promoted to corporal, March 3, 1864; reduced from sergeant, August 11, 1864; promoted to corporal between October 31, and December 31, 1864.

Sumner, J. N. - transferred from Co. F between April 30, and June 30, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Thomas, T. J. - enlisted at Moultrieville, April 3, 1863; deserted September 25, 1863.

Threatt, P. L. - enlisted at Chesterfield, May 7, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Threatt, Robert - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Till, Roland - transferred from Co. H between April 30, and June 30, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Tucker, Woodson - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Usher, Samuel - transferred from Co. A, May 1, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Vick, J.1 S. - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Walter, Jacob - enlisted at New Orleans, La., March 3, 1862; deserted between October 31, and December 25, 1864; dropped from roll, December 25, 1864.

1G. on some rolls.

Walters, J. - enlisted at Moultrieville, March 10, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Walters, Philip - enlisted at Wilmington, N. C., May 22, 1863; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Walters, Samuel - transferred from Co. A, April 19, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Weaver, B. - enlisted at Moultrieville, May 4, 1863; dropped by order, June 11, 1863.

White, Humphrey - enlisted at Walterboro, January 6, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

White, John P. - enlisted at New Orleans, La., March 12, 1862; transferred to a Louisiana battalion between August 31, and October 31, 1864.

Wier,1 J. A. - enlisted at Moultrieville, April 2, 1864; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Williams, J. - enlisted at Moultrieville, May 1, 1863; deserted September 24, 1863.

Williams, Thomas - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., January 31, 1862; deserted December 15, 1863.

Wilson, John R. - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., January 29, 1862; returned to the company from which he had deserted, between April 30, and June 30, 1862.

Woods, Peter - enlisted at Savannah, Ga., January 29, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864.

Wright, J. C. - enlisted at Lancaster, January 7, 1862; transferred to a Tennessee regiment, between August 31, and October 31, 1864.

Wright, John - enlisted December 15, 1862; deserted August 7, 1863.

1The name is also spelled Weir and Ware on rolls.

REF: South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, Vol. I Salley, A. S. The State Co., Columbia, SC 1913


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