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

5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment
Company I

This company was raised in Barnwell and Orangeburg Districts by James W. Reed of Willow Swamp, Orangeburg District, during December 1861 and January 1862. It was mustered in as Co. A, 2d, later 14th Battalion SC Cavalry. At the time of its reorganization for Confed-erate service in May 1862, Captain Reed was home on sick leave, and Peter A. Raysor of Orangeburg was elected captain in his place.


Company I 2d/14th Bn 5th Cav  
Names Co. D Co. I Disposition
Reed James W. Captain   Not reelected.
Raysor, P. A. 1LT/Captain   Resigned, 26 Aug 1862.
Tyler, Thos. W. 1LT Captain  
Brooker, E. 2LT    
Whetstone, John M. 2LT   Not reelected.
Whetstone, A. P.   2LT  
Stokes, Jefferson 2LT   Not reelected.
Gue, A. P. 2LT 2LT  
Rice, M. J.   2LT  

Record of Events.

Co. D, 2d/14th Battalion SC Cavalry

28 Dec 1861. Station: [Camp Hampton, near Columbia, SC].

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

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

May & Jun 1862. Station: McPhersonville, SC.

This Company was in a skirmish at Old Pocotaligo, S.C., on the 29th May, 1862.

Jul & Aug 1862. Station: McPhersonville, SC.

Sep & Oct 1862. Station: McPhersonville, SC.
On the morning of the 22nd Oct. 1862, the Company was ordered by Col. W. S. Walker to report at Hd. Quarters. The order was obeyed with alacrity. The Company then rec'd. Enfield rifles and was ordered to march to Mackays Point on the Coosaw river to meet the enemy who was reported to have landed in force at that point. The order was obeyed in part. The enemy having advanced from the Point, the Company was ordered to remain at Old Pocotaligo at which place they engaged the enemy. Casualties [as] follows: Killed, one Private. Wounded: two privates painfully.

Nov & Dec 1862. Station: Pocotaligo, SC.

Co. I, 5th SC Cavalry

31 Dec 1862–23 Jan 1863. Station: Pocotaligo, SC.

Jan & Feb 1863. Station: Pocotaligo, SC.

Mar & Apr 1863. Station: McClellanville, SC.

Changed Station from Pocotaligo to McClellanville, Charleston Dist., by order of Gen. Beauregard. Arrived here 29 Apr. 63.

May & Jun 1863. Station: McClellanville, SC.

Jul & Aug 1863. Station: McClellanville, SC.

Sep & Oct 1863. Station: McClellanville, SC.

Nov & Dec 1863. Station: Adams Run, SC.

Jan & Feb 1864. Station: Adams Run, SC.

1 Apr 1864. Station: Adams Run, SC.

30 Apr–31 Aug 1864. Station: Gravelly Run, VA.

Sep & Oct 1864. Station: Not stated [VA].

 


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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