|Organized||13 APR 1861|
|Number of men enrolled||122|
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, at Camp Walker, received at A. G. O., Richmond, Va., August 20, 1861; August 31, 1861, camp near Germantown, Va.; October 31, 1861, camp near McLean's Ford, Va.
The following "Record of Events" is given on the muster roll of June 30, 1861:
Mustered in the service of Confederate States by Col Bee on 4, June at Orangeburg, S C. left Orangeburg on 5th. [obliterated word] Richmond 10th--encamped at camp [name covered by repair strip] until 20. Left Richmond arrived at Manassas Junction the 21. & encamped at Camp Walker near Manassas' Junction [strip] the present time nothing of moment occuring during the month worthy of note
Capt Company K.
The following "Record of Events" is given on the muster roll of August 31, 1861:
My Company with the Regt left Camp Walker on the morning 17th July crossed Bull Run at McLane's Ford and marched up north side of small run coming into bull run a few yards above McLane's Ford continueing their course up said small run 1 Mile it crossed with Regt and proceeded up on south side about 1/2 mile when the Regt halted and bivouaced untill the morning of the 18th--when they retraced their march of the 17th, crossing bull run and halting at the bluff opposite McLanes Ford some one hundred and fifty yards from the stream where during the night of the 18th it threw up earth works corresponding in direction with the base of the bluffs and as much as possible faceing the run untill the morning of the 21st my Company layed at said Earth works when they recrossed bull run with Regt and marched in a north east direction striking the Union mills road to Centerville about 1 mile from McLanes Ford it proceeded 3/4 of a mile along said road when it halted and was formed in line with Regt remaining about an hour when with Regt it was marched back to earth works opposite McLanes Ford about meridian they again crossed McLanes Ford following the course taken in the morning 3/4 of a mile where direction was changed to the left at this point my company was deployed as skirmishers in front of the Brigade it proceeding deployed cleared the woods untill within 1/2 mile of the enemy stationery battery when it was rallied and marched with Regt to the top of a hill within sight and about 6 hundred yards distant from the enemys battery at this point I was ordered to deploy my company on the right and to protect the front and right flank of the Regt.. this was done at about the time it commenced deploying the enemys battery opened fire on it with Grape and shell, oweing to the growth of small pines in which my company was deployed they did us no damage there The Regt at this time was ordered to advance which they did at a run and being discovered drew the enemys fire from the wood in which I was deployed.
In the action after leaving the wood I lost 1 man Killed and 3 wounded My company with the Regt was marched back to their earth works opposite McLanes Ford about Sun down where it remained untill the morning of the 23d When it marched to Fairfax station 10 miles under comman of bvt Lieu' Col Legg remaining untill next morning they marched with Reg%. to Camp Pettus 12 miles distant from Centerville and 6 miles from Fairfax station where it remained until 12th aug when it marched to Camp near Germantown 5 miles distant
Capt Company K
The following "Record of Events" is given on the muster roll of October 31, 1861:
on the 3d.. of september the Company with Regt left Camp near Germantown about 9 o clock P. M. took up the line of march for Great Falls arriving there about 8 o, clock A. M. was deployed along the banks of the river, as skirmishers, where it remained for 1/2 hours when by order of the Col, it assembled again on the Regt and retracing its steps arrived in Camp about sun down of the 4th--inst, distance marched 42 miles. On the 22d Sept the Company with the Regt assembled and started for Uptons Hill for Picket duty, where it arrived next morning about 9 o clock A. M. having bivouacked the previous night near Falls church. It remained on Picket untill the night of the 28th--ult when at the same time with the advanced portion of the army it fell back to Fairfax C. H. distance more than 30 miles near which place it remained in Camp till Oct 12th--when it again joined the Regt and marched to Mills Cross Roads for Picket duty and remained till 15th Oct when they marched back to Camp distance marched about 16 miles. On the night of the 15th--the Company with Regt formed and started a retrograde movement it remained all day the 16th, at Germantown left about sun down bivouacked the night of the 16th and arrived near McLane's Ford on the 17th where the Tents were pitched and camp formed On the 22d Oct it left with the Regt for Leesburg to report to Genl Evans where it remained till 28th, the morning of which day it left Leesburg and arrived in Camp about 8 o clock P. M. The distance marched about 70 Miles including the marching done while there under orders.
REF: South Carolina Troops in Confederate
Service, Vol. III
Salley, A. S. The State Co., Columbia, SC 1930