Howerton, Thomas A.
UNITSC 1st Infantry Regiment (Butler's)
COMPANY:C/D
RANK IN:Sergeant
RANK OUT:Private

Transferred from Co. C to Company D May 18, 1861; promoted to sergeant, October 4, 1861. Discharged February 26, 1862, his term of enlistment having expired. Joined Company C as a private. reenlisted February 26, 1862; transferred to the ranks of Co. D, March 25, 1862; transferred back from Co. C, June 2, 1862; on muster roll of December 31, 1864. Deserted to the enemy on March 21, 1865. Took oath of allegiance to the U.S. Government at Charleston. Released on oath.


SOURCES:
Kirkland, Randolph W. - Dark Hours
Rigdon, John C. Historical Sketch & Roster of the SC 1st Infantry Regiment (Butler's)
Salley, A. S. - South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service Vol. 1.