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FEATURES: CIVIL WAR UNITS: 5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment, CSA [BACK]

5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment
Company A

This company was raised in Orangeburg District by John C. Edwards, a local farmer. It was originally, Co. C, then Co. B, 1st Battalion SC Cavalry, and subsequently, Co. B, 14th Battalion SC Cavalry.


Company A 1st/14th Bn 5th Cav  
Names Co. C/B Co. A Disposition
Edwards, J. C. Captain Captain  
Rush, Paul D. 1LT 1LT Died, 24 May 1863
Dantzler, D. 2LT 2LT/1LT  
Stokes, T. P. 2LT   Discharged, 18 Jan 1862.
Wannamaker, W. W. 2LT 2LT Resigned, 23 Mar 1863
Miller, Hamilton   2LT  
Smoke, W. F.   2LT Died, 23 Jun 1864.
Dibble, Virgil C.   2LT  

Record of Events:


Co. B, 14th Battalion SC Cavalry:


24 December 1861. Station: Camp Felder, SC.

7 Jan 1862. Station: Camp Hampton, near Columbia, SC.

Jul & Aug 1862. Station: McPhersonville, SC.

Sep & Oct 1862. Station: Tulifinny, SC.

This Company was in advance on the 22 Oct. & in three distinct engagements with the enemy, first in Col. G. V. Elliott's field, second at Causeway at Mr. Hutson's plantation & lastly at Old Pocotaligo. Loss: one killed, Private. Wounded: 1st Lt. & 1 sergeant & seven privates.

Nov & Dec 1862. Station: Tulifinny, SC.

Co. A, 5th SC Cavalry:


22 Jan 1863. Station: Pocotaligo, SC.

Jan & Feb 1863. Station: Pocotaligo, SC.

Mar & Apr 1863. Station: James Island, SC.

May & Jun 1863. Station: James Island, SC.

Jul & Aug 1863. Station: Dills Bluff, James Island, SC.

This Company was engaged in the fight on 16 Jul 1863 at Grimball's Landing (Secessionville).

Sep & Oct 1863. Station: Camp Suber, James Island, SC.

Nov & Dec 1863. Station: Camp Suber, James Island, SC.

Jan & Feb 1864. Station: Camp Suber, James Island, SC.

1 May–31 Aug 1864. Station: In the field [VA].

Sep & Oct 1864. Station: In the field south of Petersburg, VA.

This Company has been engaged in the following Battles & Skirmishes, Viz.:

Swift Creek, Va., 12 May 1864;  South Side, Va., 16 May 1864;  Charles City C.H. (Wilson's Wharf/Kennen's Point), Va., 24 May 1864;  Haws Shop, Va., 28 May 1864;  Cold Harbor, Va., 30 May 1864;  Louisa C.H., Va., 11 June 1864;  Trevilian Station, Va., 12 June 1864;  White House, 30 June 1864;  Nance's Shop, 23 June 1864;  Sapony Church, 29 July 1864;  Gravelly Run, 23 July 1864;  Reams' Station, 23 July 1864;  Wyatt's Farm, 29 Sept 1864;  McDaniels House, 1 Oct 1864;  Burges[s'] Mill, 27 Oct 1864.


If you have any information about these troops or these units, please contact:
Fred Knudsen



FEATURES: CIVIL WAR UNITS: 5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment, CSA [BACK]


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