SOUTH CAROLINA 7th INFANTRY BATTALION
(Nelson's Battalion aka Enfield Rifles)
C. S. A.
This battalion was organized with 5 companies on 22 FEB 1862. Companies
F & G organized on 27 MAY 1862. Company H was assigned on 16 OCT 1862.
The Enfield Rifles were surrendered by Gen. Joseph E. Johnston at Durham
Station, Orange County, North Carolina on 26 APR 1865.
Major, Lieutenant Col. Patrick H. Nelson
Major Lovick W. R. Blair
Major, Lieutenant Colonel James H. Rion
NOTES ON THE MEN OF THE 7th INFANTRY BATTALION
HILL, L. B. - Company C. Drummer
Company H - Ninety Six Riflemen
The following books have been written on the 7th Infantry Battalion:
Memoirs of the War of the Seccession. I have not been able to find a
copy of this book. I believe it deals primarily with the 1st Infantry
REF: Compendium of the Confederate Armies - Sifakis
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