SC 19th Infantry Regiment
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Elijah W. Horne, Captain, age 32; wounded at Atlanta; elected Second Lieutenant February, 1862; elected Captain at reorganization in 1862; retired by his own request 1865.
Ezekiel Randall, age 16; promoted from the ranks to Second Lieutenant in 1862, to First Lieutenant 1864, to Captain in 1865.
Levi Lybrand, First Lieutenant, age 48; promoted from Second to First Lieutenant February, 1862; resigned 1863.
Cornelius J. W. Kreeps; Second Lieutenant, age 22; killed at Atlanta, Ga., July 22nd, 1864; promoted from ranks to Sergeant to Second Lieutenant in 1864.
Abe. W. Rutland, Second Lieutenant, age 18; promoted from ranks to Sergeant and to Second Lieutenant 1864.
Willis L. Creed, Second Lieutenant, age 24; same record as Rutland.
Wyatt H. Haney, age 30, First Sergeant; detached.
J. R. Padgett, age 28, Sergeant; promoted from ranks; wounded at Murfreesboro.
Hiram Cato, age 20, Sergeant; killed in battle, New Hope Church.
James S. A. Satcher, age 18, Sergeant.
Henry Dunton, age 50, Sergeant; discharged Tupelo, Miss.
Lewis V. Claxton, age 21, Sergeant; wounded at Chickamauga; captured at Atlanta.
H. Elsey Lybrand, age 22, Sergeant; wounded at Chickamauga; died of the wound in hospital.
J. Ellis Creed, age 30, Corporal; promoted from ranks; died of disease in hospital 1862.
William Creed, age 32, Corporal; promoted from ranks.
Jeter W. Crim, age 23, Corporal; promoted from ranks; captured at Missionary Ridge.
Isaac B. Randall, age 30, Corporal; wounded at Atlanta, Ga.
Jefferson J. Asbill, age 30, died of disease at Danville, Kentucky;
Loy P. Aspill, age 32, died of disease at Wildcat Mountain, Ky., 1862;
John H. Barton, age 26;
J. Burgess Barton, age 22, surrendered at Atlanta 1865;
William Braswell, age 23, died of disease at Charleston, S. C.;
Peter Brannon, age 40, discharged Lovejoy Station, Ga.;
John M. Cato, age 22, wounded at Chickamauga and Marietta;
Whitfield Cato, age 17;
J. Preston Cammeron, age 23, captured at Atlanta, not heard from since;
James P. Cullum, age 19;
William Cullum, age 45, captured at Atlanta, Ga., died in Union prison, Comumbus, Ohio;
Isaac Carroll, age 24, died of disease at Charleston, S. C.;
Jesse Couch, age 28;
Watson E. Couch, age 24, discharged at Corinth, Miss.;
Rufus M. Derrick, age 20, captured at Missionary Ridge;
John Eidson, age 28, died of disease in hospital, Chattanooga, Tenn.;
Robert M. Elsmore, age 45, discharged;
Allen Elsmore, age 22, killed in battle at Atlanta, Ga., July 22nd, 1864;
William Foley, age 30, discharged; Berry Franklin, age 40;
Henry Grice, age 21, died at Murfreesboro of wounds received there;
Benjamin Grice, age 23, died of disease at Charleston, S. C.;
Isaac W. Graham, age 30,
Noah Goff, age 26;
John Hair, age 20;
Hiley Hair, age 16;
Abram F. Hurtt, age 40, killed in battle at Atlanta;
Stanmore Johnson, age 28, killed in battle at Atlanta;
Eugene S. Kreeps, age 20; William Kirkland, age 18, wounded at Murfreesboro;
John C. Kennerly, age 35, discharged;
James Kennerly, age 16, discharged;
George Lybrand, age 17;
Martin Lybrand, age 17, killed in battle at Chickamauga;
Wesley A. Lybrand, age 40, wounded at Atlanta, Ga.;
George McGeehe, age 30, killed in battle at Atlanta;
William A. Mitchell, age 16, killed in battle at Murfreesboro;
Andrew Mayer, age 18;
George W. Neal, age 16;
Thomas Odonald, age 45, wounded at Murfreesboro;
Wain M. Pasey, age 30;
Eldredge Pasey, age 45, discharged;
Larkin C. Prator, age 28, killed in battle at Atlanta;
Mike Rutland, age 16, killed in battle at Kinston, N. C.;
Wiley Rhoden, age 35, killed in battle at Atlanta;
Robert Satcher, age 28, died of disease at hospital;
Henry Satcher, age 17, died of disease at home;
Jefferson Williamson, age 18;
Wesley Whittman, age 17;
Lewis Yonce, age 20.
Commissioned and non-commissioned officers, 29; privates, 88; total, 117.
This roll of Company "A" was prepared by Captain E. W. Horne and L. Lybrand, Ridge Spring, August 7th, 1882 - all from Edgefield District.
I observe that some names suffered severely. Three Randalls were killed in battle and one died of disease. Three Williamses died of disease and one was killed in battle.
Casualties. - Killed in battle, 15; mortally wounded, 6; died of disease, 23; total death, 44. Wounds not mortal, 13; total casualties, 57.
The reader will perceive that the total number of deaths in this company was considerably over one-third, which is very great - a little in excess of the average, which is about one-third.
REF: Chapman: History of Edgefield County - pg. 442
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Chapman, John A.
A History of Edgefield County
|Rigdon, John C. - The Civil War in South Carolina||
|Rigdon, John C. - The South Carolina Civil War Soldiers Index||
|Rivers, Col. William J. - Rivers Account of the Raising of the Troops for State and Confederate Service||
|Capers, Major Ellison. - Confederate Military History - South Carolina Volume - 705 pgs.|
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