Company of Military Historians. Military Uniforms in America. Vol. 3: Long Endure: The Civil War Period, l852-l867. Novato, CA: Presidio Pr, 1982. UC480M54.1974. See pp. 98-99 (2 photocopied pages) for a sketch and description of the regiment's uniform.
Confederate Military History, Extended Edition. Vol. 6:
South Carolina. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1987. 931 p. E484C65.1987v6. Contains numerous, scattered references to South Carolina units. CD-ROM available.
Edwards, W. H. A Condensed History of the Seventeenth Regiment S.C.V., C.S.A
Fewell, Alexander Faulkner. Dear Martha...: The Confederate War Letters of a South Carolina Soldier, Alexander Faulkner Fewell. Compiled and edited by Robert Harley Mackintosh. Columbia, SC: R. L. Bryan,1976. 207 p. E577.5.17th.F48.1976.
Lowry, Samuel Cosmo. "The War for Independence, North and South: The Diary of Samuel Catawba Lowry." Edited by Vaughn Camp, Jr. South Carolina Historical Magazine, 79 (July 1978): 182 - 97.
McCrady, Edward. "The Seventeenth Regiment." SHSP 16 (1888): pp. 22-25 (2 photocopied pages).CD-ROM available. E483.7S76v16.
McMaster, Fitz William. "The Battle of the Crater, July 30, 1864." SHSP 10 (1882): pp. 119-30 CD-ROM available.
(6 photocopied pages). E483.7S76v10.
Sifakis, Stewart. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina.... NY: Facts on File, 1995. pp. 91-93 (3 photocopied pages). E577S53.1995. (Unit organizational history).
Stevenson, William Grafton. "Diary of William Grafton Stevenson, Captain C.S.A." Edited by Carl Rush Stevenson. Alabama Historical Quarterly, 23 (Spring 1961); 45-72.
The American Military History Archives includes images of individuals of this unit.