MUSTER ROLL OF COMPANY G, 5th REGIMENT
SOUTH CAROLINA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY
ARMY NORTHERN VIRGINIA
C. S. A.
(Before the Reorganization)
|Number of men enrolled
|Killed in battle
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|Died of disease
This company joined for duty and was enrolled in Spartanburg District,
April 13, 1861, and was mustered into Confederate service at Orangeburgh,
by Barnard E. Bee (in Salley's book as B. E. Lee), Lieutenant Colonel,
S. C. I., Mustering Officer, June 4, 1861.
The following muster rolls of the company are available and from them
the succeeding roster thereof has been compiled: May 31, 1861; June 4,
1861 (mustering in roll); June 30, 1861, Camp Walker, Va., received at
Adjutant General's Office, Richmond, August 20, 1861; August 31, 1861,
near Germantown, Va.; October 31, 1861; "Camp near M'Leanes Farm", Va.;
December 31, 1861, Centreville, Va.
The following "Record of Events" is given on the muster roll of June
Mustered in the service of th Confedereat States by Col. Bee on the
4th of June at Orangeburg C H S C on the 5th we left ofr Richmond Va
and arrived at that place on the 10th and encamped at Camp Davis until
the 20th we then left for Manassas JUnction and arrived there on the
21st June and encamped at Camp Walker near that Place until the present
time nothing else of interest occurred the month worthy of note.
J. Q. Carpenter, Capt,
Camp G 5th Regt
S C V
The following "Record of Events" is given on the muster roll of August
Left Camp Walker near Manassas Juncion on the (several words obliterated
by repair tape) the 17th July, by order Gen. Jones. Advanded to Bull
Run where the Regiment Bivouacked. On (tape) July, ordered to attack
a Battery on the Enemy's (tape) one man killed and Two wounded. Returned
to Bull Run same evening and again bivouacked, on (tape) advanced to
Farifax Station encamped for the night and moved to Camp Pettus after
dawn of the following day. On 12th August again advanced to Germantown
where the Regiment Encamped.
The following "Record of Events" is given on the muster roll of October
Remained in Camp near Germantown from the 31st of august to the
4th of October. Left Camp the 3rd of September for Great Falls -
accompanied by a Detachment of the Washington Artillery and a company
(Floods) of Cavalry - On the morning of the following day. Company
placed as Guard at Difficult Bridges on Leesburg and Georgetown turnpike.
Lifted the Hawking on the Barricaded and otherwise obstructed the
passage of the Ford, so as to prevent the advance of the Enemy, whilst
the Artillery were Bombarding a postion on the Enemy on the opposite side
of the Potomac at a point about two miles higher up. Returned same day
in good order to Camp Germantown, after a march of 42 miles. On 21st
ordered for Picquet duty to Upton Hill, left on the night of the 28th,
moved our encampment near Fairfax C. H. on the 4th of October. The 12th
ordered on picket at Mills Cross Roads returned to camp the 15th and
changed camp to McLaines Ford the 16th - on the 22nd ordered to Leasburg
to reinforce Gen. Evans on the 28th Returned to near McLaines Ford.
CARPENTER, J. Q., Captain
LATHAM, Fred, First Lieutenant, after Seven Pines Battle, Captain
McCLURE, William, Second Lieutenant. On Salley's roster as McLure.
ROSS, Samuel. S., Third Lieutenant
LILES, J. Banks., First (Orderly) Sergeant. On Salley's roster as Lyle.
Norris, William T. Second Sergeant.
Sarratt, William A. Second Sergeant.
Littlejohn, William T. Third Sergeant.
ALEXANDER, Summey (afterwards Lieutenant). Not listed on Salley's roster.
BONNER, Luther, Fourth Sergeant (afterwards Lieutenant)
Lipscomb, William A. Fifth Sergeant
Lemmons, Willam Birtrand First Corporal
Camp, John J. Third Corporal
Gaffney, John J. Third Corporal
Gaffney, Robert M. Fourth Corporal
Price, William A. Fourth Corporal
Rowland, William R. Fourth Corporal
Price William A. Fifth Corporal
Bonner, Pinckney Sixth Corporal
Minter, A. N. Musician
Moore, W. D. Musician
ALEXANDER, John W.
Alexander, William S.
Allison, Doe M.
ANTHONY, Daniel - Not on Salley's roster
BERRY, Willie May - Not on Salley's roster
BLANTON, James C.
Bonner, Benjamin F.
Bonner, George W.
BONNER, Pinkney - On Salley's roster as Pinckney.
BRIDGES, Alex - Not on Salley's roster
BRIGHT, Allvie - On Salley's roster as Oliver V.
BYERS, Nathan - On Salley's roster as Byars
CAMP, John Joe - Not on Salley's roster
CAMP, William E.
CLEARY, Allvie - Not on Salley's roster
CLINE, Asa Joe - On Salley's roster as Abel J.
COIL, Joel - on Salley's roster as Joseph M. Coyle.
COLBERT, Gus - On Salley's roster as Augustus.
Colbert, James W. T.
Collins, David B.
COLLINS, Mart - On Salley's roster as Marcus J. P. Collins
DAVIS, Marshall T.
Davis, William R.
DOGGETT, William - Not on Salley's roster
Foster, Adolphus C.
Fowler, Charles J.
FOWLER, Godfrey B.
GAFFNEY, Robert - Not on Salley's roster
Gaffney, Thomas E.
GAUDLOCK, John Alexander - On Salley's roster as Goudelock.
GAUDLOCK, Leander A. - On Salley's roster as Goudelock.
GAUDLOCK, William - Not on Salley's roster
GOFORTH, Bill - Not on Salley's roster
GOFORTH, John J. On some rolls listed as John G. Goforth.
GOFORTH, Pinkey - Not on Salley's roster
HARRIS, Jonas W.
HARRIS, Rice H.
HOMES, Bill - On Salley's roster as William G. Holmes.
Humphries, James H.
HUMPHRIES, Madison - Not on Salley's roster
HUSKEY, Alex - On Salley's roster as Alexander.
JAMES, Bill - On Salley's roster as William James.
JOHNSTON, Professor - Not on Salley's roster
JOLLY, Burrough - Not on Salley's roster
JOLLY, Richard. M.
KNOT, Docker Ed - Not on Salley's roster.
LATHAM, Alex - On Salley's roster as Alexander.
LAVENDER, Jeff - On Salley's roster as Jefferson
LEMMONS, P. O. - Not on Salley's roster
LIPSCOMB, Alex - Not on Salley's roster
LIPSCOMB, William Smith
LITTLE, Bill - On Salley's roster as William A.
Littlejohn, James A.
Littlejohn, Nathan R.
LITTLEJOHN, Tom Kink - Not on Salley's roster
LOCKARD, Smith L. - On Salley's roster as Smith L. Lockhart.
Logan, Elijah B.
LOVE, John E.
Lyle, J. Banks
Mabry, Doc. Z.
McCombs, Morgan C.
McPherson, William D.
MITCHELL, Elias C.
MONTGOMERY, Robert F.
MORGAN, Oney - Not on Salley's roster
MORGAN, Peter - Not on Salley's roster
Nott, Thomas Edwin
Peeler, Marion G.
Price, William A.
PRITCHETT, Alfred - Not on Salley's roster
ROBBS, Andrew Cleveland
Ross, Allen A.
Rowland, William R.
Sarratt, Obe C.
SCRUGGS, Barlo - Not on Salley's roster
SCRUGGS, Buck - Not on Salley's roster
SCRUGGS, Drew - on Salley's roster as Drury E.
Scruggs, William D.
SCRUGGS, Winslow - Not on Salley's roster
SHIPPEY, Dexter - Not on Salley's roster
SHIPPEY, William Wallace
SHIPPY, Johnson - On Salley's roster as Shippey.
Smith, Elipas C.
Smith, R. H.
SMITH, Samuel - Not on Salley's roster
STACY, Bill - On Salley's roster as William R. Stacy.
SURRATT, Cautius - on Salley's roster as Fernando Cortez Sarratt.
SURRATT, Iverson G. - on Salley's roster as Sarratt.
SURRATT, John M. - on Salley's roster as Sarratt.
SURRATT, Millis - Not on Salley's roster.
TATE, Dock - On Salley's roster as Doc. W.
Taylor, Robert G.
THRIFT, Alvin - Not on Salley's roster
Tolleson, Robert M.
TURNER, Arthur - Not on Salley's roster
VASSEY, George - On Salley's roster as Vassy.
VASSEY, Joe - Not on Salley's roster
Webb, R. S.
Winsmith, J. Christopher
WOOD, G. Thomas
REF: South Carolina Troops in Confederate
Service, Vol. III pgs. 170-189.
Salley, A. S. The State Co., Columbia, SC 1930
Roster of Company "G" - 5th Regiment, SCV which became part of the Palmetto
Sharpshooters. (This page incorrectly identifies these men as belonging
to Company "M").
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