South Carolina Civil War Soldiers Service Records

This DVD contains service records of South Carolina soldiers. It contains notes and reference material gathered from many sources plus the actual microfilm images of the service record cards for South Carolina from the National Archives.

On this DVD you will find information on approximately 133,000 men who served in the war from South Carolina. The South Carolina Civil War Soldiers Index containing 133,000 names is included showing the units of service for each man and a bibliography of available books to aid in your research.

Many of the men included on this DVD have biographical sketches, burial records, and genealogical information not found in the microfilmed service records.

SAMPLE ENTRY Proctor, James T. - appointed January 13, 1863; reported on muster roll of June 30, 1863, as having been wounded; (The unofficial compilation says at Chancellorsville.) transferred to Heavy Artillery Regiment between June 30, and August 31, 1863; carried on muster roll of this company until he retired, April 6, 1864. Sources used / incorporated on this DVD.

  • Rivers Account of the Raising of the Troops
  • Capers, Gen. Ellison. Confederate Military History - South Carolina Volume
  • The Southern Historical Society Papers Vol. 15. This book is commonly referred to as The Appomattox Roster
  • Vicksburg Parole Records
  • Wells, Edward L. A Sketch of the Service Records of the Charleston Light Dragoons - SC 4th Cavalry Regiment, Company K.
  • Brooks, Ulysses Robert. Butler and His Cavalry - SC 1st Cavalry Regiment, SC 4th Cavalry Regiment, SC 5th Cavalry Regiment, SC 6th Cavalry Regiment, SC 19th Cavalry Battalion.
  • Dickert, D. Augustus History of Kershaw's Brigade - 2nd SC Infantry Regiment, the 3rd SC Infantry Regiment, the 8th SC Infantry Regiment, the 15th SC Infantry Regiment, the 20th SC Infantry Regiment and the 3rd SC Infantry Battalion.
  • Hagood, Johnson. Memoirs of the War of Secession - SC 1st Infantry Regiment (Hagood’s) and the 11th, 21st, 25th, 27th Infantry Regiments and the 7th Infantry Battalion.
  • Salley, A. S. South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service Vol. 1 - SC 1st Infantry Regiment, Hagoods, SC 1st Infantry Regiment, Gregg's, SC 1st Infantry Regiment, Butlers
  • Salley, A. S. South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service Vol. 2 - SC 2nd Infantry Regiment, SC 3rd Infantry Regiment - SC 4th Infantry Regiment
  • Walker, C. Rolls and Historical Sketch of the Tenth South Carolina Regiment
  • Caldwell, J. F. J. The History of a Brigade of South Carolinians - SC 1st Infantry Regiment, Gregg's, SC 12th Infantry Regiment, SC 13th Infantry Regiment, SC 14th Infantry Regiment, SC Orr's Rifles
  • Rivers, William J. Roll of Honor. 18,000 men who died from South Carolina.
  • South Carolina Confederate Pension Applications:
  • Confederate Staff Officers

  • Cemetery Records:

  • Confederate Dead of Canton, Mississippi
  • Sons of Union Veterans Graves Registration Database
  • Find A Grave

  • Compiled Service Records

    Volume: Reel 0043

    First Cavalry First Mounted Militia Second Cavalry Second Battalion, Cavalry Reserves Third Cavalry Fourth Cavalry Fourth Battalion, Cavalry Fourth Regiment, Cavalry Militia Sixth Cavalry Seventh Cavalry Tenth Battalion, Cavalry Twelfth Battalion, Cavalry (Fourth Squadron Cavalry) Fourteenth Battalion, Cavalry Nineteenth Battalion, Cavalry Capt. A. W. Cordes' Co. (North Santee Mounted Rifles), Cavalry Capt. Theodore. Cordes' Co. (German Hussars), Cavalry Militia De Saussure's Squadron of Cavalry Capt. A. C. Earle's Cavalry Capt. Kirk's Co., Partisan Rangers Capt. Rodgers1 Co., State Troops, Cavalry Capt. Rutledge's Co. (Charleston Light Dragoons), Cavalry Militia Capt. Simon's Co., Volunteers (Bbiwan Rangers) Capt. Trenholm's Co. (Rutledge's Mounted Riflemen), Militia Capt. Trenholm's Co., Rutledge Mounted Riflemen and Horse Artillery Capt. Tucker's Co., Cavalry Capt. Walpole's Co., Cavalry Volume: Reel 0044

    First Artillery First Regiment Artillery, Militia Second Artillery Third Battalion (Palmetto), Light Artillery Manigault's Battalion, Artillery Fifteenth Battalion (Lucas'), Heavy Artillery Capt. Bachman's Co. (German light Artillery) Capt. Beauregard's Co. (Ferguson's Co,), Light Artillery Capt. Child's Co., Artillery Capt. Fickling's Co.(Brooks1 light Artillery) Capt. Gaillard's Co. (Santee light Artillery) Capt. Garden's Co. (Palmetto light Battery) Capt. Gilchrist's Co. (Gist's Guard), Heavy Artillery Capt. Gregg's Co. (McQueen's light Artillery), Artillery Capt. Hart's Co. (Washington Artillery), Horse Artillery, Volunteers Capt. Jeter's Co. (Macbeth's light Artillery) Capt. J. T. Kanapaux's Co. (Lafayette Artillery), light Artillery Capt. Kelly's Co. (Chesterfield's Artillery), light Artillery Capt. Lee's Co., Artillery Capt. Mathewes' Co., Heavy Artillery Capt. Melchers' Co. (Co. B, German Artillery) Capt. Parker's Co. (Marion Artillery), Light Artillery Capt. Stuart's Co. (Beaufort Volunteer Artillery) Capt. Wagener's Co. (Company A, German Artillery)^ light Artillery Capt. Walter's Co. (Washington Artillery), light Artillery Capt. Mayham Ward's Co. (Waccamaw light Artillery) Capt. Zimmerman's Co. (Pee Dee Artillery) Volume: Reel 0045

    First Infantry (Butler's) First Infantry (Hagood's) First Infantry (McCreary's) [First Provisional Army] First Rifles (Orr's) First Infantry (6 months, 1861) First Regiment (Charleston Reserves), Militia First Regiment, Charleston Guard First State Troops (6 months, 1863-64) First Battalion (Charleston), Infantry [Gaillard's Battalion], Infantry First Battalion, Sharpshooters First Regiment Rifles (Branch's Rifle Regiment), Militia Second Infantry (Second Palmetto Regiment) Second Rifles Second State Troops (6 months, 1863-64) Second Reserves (90 days, 1862-63) Second Battalion, Sharpshooters Third Infantry Third Battalion (Laurens' or James'), Infantry Third Reserves (90 days, 1862-63) Third Battalion Reserves Third State Troops (6 months, 1363-64) Volume: Reel 0046

    Fourth Infantry Fourth State Troops (6 months, 1863-64) Fourth Battalion, Reserves Fifth Infantry Fifth State Troops (6 months, 1863-64) Fifth Reserves (90 days, 1862-63) Fifth Battalion (Brown's), Reserves Fifth Militia Sixth Infantry Sixth Reserves (90 days, 1862-63) Sixth Battalion (Byrd's), Infantry Sixth Battalion (Merriwether's) Reserves Seventh Infantry Seventh Reserves (90 days, 1862-63) Seventh Battalion (Ward's) State Reserves Seventh Battalion (Nelson's) [Enfield Rifles], Infantry Eighth Infantry Eighth Reserves Eighth Battalion (Stalling's) Reserves Ninth Infantry Ninth Reserves (90 days, 1862-63) Ninth Battalion (Pee Dee Legion), Infantry Volume: Reel 0047

    Tenth Infantry Eleventh Infantry (Ninth Volunteers) Eleventh Reserves (90 days, 1862-63) Twelfth Infantry Thirteenth Infantry Thirteenth Battalion (Fourth and Mattison's), Infantry Fourteenth Infantry Fifteenth Infantry Sixteenth Infantry (Greenville Regiment) Sixteenth Regiment, Militia Seventeenth Infantry Seventeenth Regiment, Militia Eighteenth Infantry Eighteenth Regiment, Militia Nineteenth Infantry Volume: Reel 0048

    Twentieth through Twenty-third Infantry (Hatch's Regiment, Coast Rangers) Twenty-fourth Infantry Twenty-fourth Militia Twenty-fifth Infantry (Eutaw Regiment) Twenty-fifth Militia Twenty-sixth Infantry Twenty-seventh Infantry (Gaillard's Regiment) Battalion State Cadets, Local Defense Troops, Charleston Capt.. Charbonnier's Co. (Pickens Rifles), Militia Charleston Arsenal Battalion Conscripts, South Carolina Capt. Estill's Co. (Arsenal Guard, Charleston), Local Defense, Infantry Capt. Hamilton's Co., Provost Guard Hampton Legion Holcombe Legion Manigault's Battalion, Volunteers Ordnance Guards (Capt. Dotterer) Palmetto Sharpshooters (First Palmetto, Jenkins1 Regiment) Capt. Rhett's Co. (Brooks Home Guards) Capt. Senn's Co., Post Guard Capt. Shiver's Co. Capt. Simon's Co. Capt. Symons' Co., Sea Fencibles Miscellaneous, South Carolina


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