5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment
St. James Mounted
This company was formerly, Co. B St. James Mounted Riflemen SC
Cavalry, which was originally part of Co. A "St. James, Santee Mounted
Riflemen," Manigault's Battalion SC Volunteers. The unit was divided into new
Companies A and B on 1 May 1862, and new Co. A St. James Mounted Riflemen was
assigned to the 6th (Byrd's) Battalion SC Infantry, while Co. B St. James
Mounted Riflemen became an independent cavalry command. Most of the members were
from Charleston and Georgetown Districts.
||St. James M.R.
|Whilden, L. A.
||Died, 4 Aug 1864. |
||Resigned, 7 Oct 1863. |
|Venning, Wm. C.
||Died, 18 Aug 1864. |
|Inglesby, Jos. L.
Record of Events.
Co. B St. James Mounted Riflemen
Sep & Oct 1862. Station: Camp Anderson, near Laurel
Bay, SC. 31 Dec 1862–25 Jan 1863. Station: Camp Allston, SC
Co. E, 5th SC Cavalry
Jan & Feb 1863. Station: Camp Allston, SC. Mar
& Apr 1863. Station: Camp Allston, SC.
Sep & Oct 1863. Station: Camp Gibbs [Mount Pleasant], SC
Nov & Dec 1863. Station: Adams Run, SC.
from Camp Gibbs, Christ Church Parish, to Charleston on the 25 Nov. 1863.
Changed from Charleston to St. Andrews on the 2d Dec. '63. Changed from St.
Andrews to Adams Run, St. Pauls Parish, on the 18th Dec. 1863.
Jan & Feb 1864. Station: Camp, Adams Run, SC. 1
Apr 1864. Station: Adams Run, SC.
30 Apr–31 Aug 1864. Station: Gravelly Run, VA.
has been engaged in the following Skirmishes and Battles, Viz.:
Chester [Sta.], 10 May 1864
Battle of Druries Bluff, 15 May 1864
of South Side, 16 May 1864
Battle of Charles City (Wilson's Wharf/Kennen's
Point), 24 May 1864
Battle of Haws Shop, 28 May 1864
Battle of Coal
Harbor, 30 May 1864
Battle of Louisa C.H., 11 June 1864
Trevilian Station, 12 June 1864
Battle of White House, 20 June 1864
Battle of Nancy's Shop, 24 June 1864
Battle of Stoney Creek, 29 June
Skirmish Gravel Run, 23 August 1864
Sep & Oct 1864. Station: In the field, A.N.V.
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