2nd Battalion, Sharpshooters (Infantry)


 


HISTORICAL NOTES:

    The South Carolina 2nd Infantry Battalion Sharpshooters was originally Company B of the SC 9th Infantry Regiment. Rivers Account of the Raising of the Troops for State and Confederate Service in South Carolina states that 300 men were originally enrolled.

OFFICERS:

    Benjamin Burgh Smith - Captain

ASSIGNMENTS:

    assigned to the 3rd Military District of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida from June September 1862

BATTLES:

    No known battles

ROSTERS:

    Most of the men in this battalion were from Beaufort and Colleton Counties.

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