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Fourteenth South Carolina Infantry Regiment

One flag survives in the Oakley Park Red Shirt Shrine, Edgefield, S.C. Two company flags survive, The Ryan Guards in the Confederate Relic Room and the McCalla Rifles in the South Carolina State Museum. Dedmondt also provides information about the final set of colors of the Fourteenth.
Dedmondt, Glenn, The Flags of Civil War South Carolina, ISBN NUMBER 1-56554-696-2


Citadel Flag by Marilyn

Fourteenth South Carolina Infantry Regiment
(Gregg's/Mcgowan's Brigade)

Army of Northern Virginia

(COLONELS AND COMMANDING OFFICERS)

COL. JAMES JONES
Resigned April, 1862

BRIGADIER GENERAL SAMUEL MCGOWAN
General to date from 1/17/63
Wounded four times

BRIGADIER GENERAL ABNER PERRIN*
General to date from 09/10/63
"I shall come out of this fight a live major general or a dead brigadier." Guess which...the battle was the Wilderness.

COL. J.N. BROWN
Wounded at Gaines Mill and Gettysburg
Captured Noel Station on North Anna 5/23/64
Exchanged 8/3/64

LT.COL. EDWARD CROFT (C)
Wounded at Seven Days and Gettysburg

LT.COL. W.D. SIMPSON
Resigned to enter Confederate Congress

CAPT. J.H. BOATWRIGHT


LT. COLONELS: SAMUEL MCGOWAN, J.N. BROWN, EDWARD CROFT(C), W.D. SIMPSON

MAJORS:W.J. CARTER, EDWARD CROFT(C), W.H. HARPER

Staff:

D.E. Brown (Adj.)
W.B. Carson (Chap.)
J.A. Clark (Music.)
Franklin Cutgez
M. Davis
Harry Hammond (Comsy.)
Louis V. Huot (Surg.)
Lott Jennings (Music.)
P.D. Jennings (Music.)
H. Langford
William Lott (Music.)
W.J. Ready (Adj.)
H. Rodgers (Nurse)
P. Sageman
W.M. Scarborough (Surg.)
C.L. Siegel (Ch.Music.)
J.J. Smith (Band)
C.H. Suber (Regt. QM)


CoCaptainCountyNickname
AW.J. CARTERDARLINGTONLYNCH CREEK GUARDS
.C.M. STUCKEY..
.R. Commander (1Lt.)..
.J.W. Harrell (1Lt.)..
.N.B. Mims (1Lt.)..
.Sidney Carter (2Lt.)..
.A.M. Scarborough (2Lt.)..
.J.H. Andrews (3Lt.)..
.W.B. Howell (1Sgt)..
.A.F. Stuckey (1Sgt)..
BA.P. WESTEDGEFIELDDEARING GUARDS
.JAMES. BOATWRIGHT..
.E.W. Rutland (1Lt.)..
.R.B. Watson (1Lt.)..
.J.M. Bell (2Lt.)..
.E.J. Beck (3Lt.)..
.H.J. Rauch (3Lt.)..
.E.A. Roach (3Lt.)..
.F.M. Gibson (1Sgt)..
.W.W. Holston (1Sgt)..
.J.H. White (1Sgt)..
CW.L. WOODLAURENSRAIBORN COMPANY
.G.W. CULBERTSON..
.J.M. Miller (1Lt.)..
.G.W. Jones (2Lt.)..
.W.H. Pinson (2Lt.)..
.R.S. Goodgion (1Sgt)..
D%ABNER PERRINEDGEFIELDEDGEFIELD RIFLES
.E.H. YOUNGBLOOD..
.E.S. MIMS..
.CICERO ADAMS (C)..
.T.W. CARWILE..
.W.H. Brunson (1Lt.)..
.M.T. McHenry (1Lt.)..
.W.F. Durisoe (2Lt.)..
.H.D. Crocker (3Lt.)..
.A.W. Youngblood (Asst.Surg.)..
.B.A. Jones (1Sgt)..
.A.S. Walker (Hosp.Stew.)..
EJ.N. BROWNLAURENSENOREE MOSQUITOES
.SAMUEL L. DORRAH..
.H.P. GRIFFITH..
.Jesse Gwin (1Lt.)..
.N. Austin (2Lt.)..
.A.C. Owens (2Lt.)..
.J.A. Power (2Lt.)..
.E.B. Simmons (2Lt.)..
.J.M. Boyd (1Sgt)..
.J.A. Mears (1Sgt)..
.J.W. Motte (1Sgt)..
.W.C. Power (1Sgt)..
FR.S. OWENSLAURENSCAROLINA BEES
.J.H. Dunlop (1Lt.)..
.J.H. Williams (1Lt.)..
.J.F. Byrd (2Lt.)..
.H.N. Hunter (2Lt.)..
.J.M. McCarley (2Lt.)..
.W.A. Shands (2Lt.)..
.J.P. Sloan (2Lt.)..
.Z.F. Wright (2Lt.)..
.W.A. McKelvey (1Sgt)..
.E.T. Copeland(QMSgt.)..
G#WM. JAYABBEVILLE.
.E. COWAN..
.M.C. TAGGART..
.J.W. Truwit (1Lt.)..
.J.M. Dyson (2Lt.)..
.A.F. Young (2Lt.)..
.J.M. Young Jr. (2Lt.)..
.C.W. Cowan (3Lt.)..
.J.F. Jordan (3Lt.)..
.Jesse Jay (SgtMajor)..
HEDWARD CROFT(C)BARNWELLRYAN'S GUARDS
.M.T. Holly (1Lt.)..
.J.E. Steadman (1Lt.)..
.A.F. Jordan (2Lt.)..
.O.C. Plunkett (2Lt.)..
.G.M. Courtney (3Lt.)..
.P.B. Plunkett (1Sgt)..
.W.B. Plunkett (1Sgt)..
IH.H. HARPERABBEVILLEMCCALLA RIFLES
.W.R. WHITE..
.E.W. Davis (1Lt.)..
.W.J. Robertson (1Lt.)..
.J.G. Baskin Jr. (2Lt.)..
.M.T. Hutchison (2Lt.)..
.G.L. Bell (1Sgt)..
.T.A. Cater (OrdSgt.)..
.R.H. Harkness (OrdSgt.)..
K^D.C. TOMPKINSEDGEFIELDMEETING ST. SALUDAS
.J.H. ALLEN..
.WM. M. JORDAN..
.W.L. STEVENS..
.O.U. Allen (1Lt.)..
.W.S. Allen (2Lt.)..
.B.B. Bryan (2Lt.)..
.J.S. Landrum (1Sgt)..


* The man who said he would dead or a Major General by nightfall. He made it.
% Occasionally shown as Edgefield Riflemen, may share it origins with Company A, 22 S.C.V.
# Some men from Edgefield
^ Some sources cite this as W.L. Stephens, Ouzt/Timmerman Company.

For Additional Reading:

BROWN, VARNIA, D.: A Colonel at Gettysburg an Spotsylvania:
CALDWELL, J. F. J.: The History of a Brigade of South Carolinians.*
CHAPMAN, J.A.:History of Edgefield County. (Company B D, G, and K)
LANE, BESSIE M.: The Carter Letters, l86l-l863: Lt. Sidney Carter, l4th Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers, Gregg's-McGowan's Brigade.
THOMASON, W.P.: The War Between the States, being a sketch of the part borne by L.H. Mahaffey and W.P. Thomason
TOMPKINS, AUGUSTUS D.: Company K, 14th S.C. Infantry

U.D.C.:Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-65:
Individuals:
Allen, James H. Allen, Fourteenth SCV, Company K, Vol. 6, page 155, UDC
Allen, N. Scott, Co. K, 14th SCV, Vol. 5, page 553
Allen, Ossamus W. Allen, Fourteenth SCV, Company K, Vol. 6, page 155, UDC
Allen, W. Scott Allen, Fourteenth SCV, Company K, Vol. 6, page 156, UDC
Allen, W.S., Co K, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 529
Amaker, Ransom D., Co K, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 538
Berry, Daniel, Co B, 14th SCV?, Vol. 2, page 516
Berry, N.L., Co B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 532
Black, M.P., Co B 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 518
Brown, Ancestors of the John Newton Brown Chapter (Third Battalion & Fourteenth SCV and others, Vol. 7, page 223, U.D.C.
Brunson, Joe Brunson, Gregg’s First, Fourteenth SCV, Vol. 7, page 198, U.D.C
. Burkett, Burkett L. Henderson, Fourteenth S.C.V., Vol. 7, page 259, U.D.C.
Burton, N.N., Co B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 535
Buzzard, J.W., Co K, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 521
Corley, A.D., Co B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 536
Courtney, James Courtney Letters, Fourteenth Regiment, Vol. 9, page 223, U.D.C.
Covar, Lewis, Letter, Co D, 14th SCV, Vol. 5 page 327
Croft, Edward, Fourteenth SCV, Vol. 3, page 62
Crouch, Zed, Co. B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 537
Etheredge, Caleb, Co B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 529
Hare, James, Co B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 535
Havird, W.P. Co. B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 535
Hawthorne, J.N., 14th SCV, Vol. 5, page 442
Henderson, B.L. Henderson, Company C, Fourteenth SCV, Vol. 6, page 194, UDC
Holstein, W.W., Co B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 536
Johnstone, Boyce, Johnstone, Randall Letters, 14th S.C.V., 7th Battalion, Vol. 8, page 148, U.D.C.
Landrum, Letters of John S. Landrum, Company K, Fourteenth South Carolina, Vol.11, page 387, U.D.C.
Mathews, Bailey, Co. B, 14th SCV, Vol. 3, page 55
Matthew, John, Co. B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 537
Matthews, Bailey, Co B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 543
McGee, Wm. D. Co B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 545
Miller, J.F., Company C, Fourteenth SCV, Vol. 6, page 44, UDC
Miller, J.M., Company C, Fourteenth SCV, Vol. 6, page 35, UDC
Miller, J.M., Letters, Fourteenth SCV, Vol. 5, page 371
Miller, The W.D.L. Miller Letters, 14th S.C.V., Vol. 8, page 140, U.D.C.
Minck, Joel, Co B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 540
Perry, E.A., Company B, 14th SCV, Vol. 5, page 232
Price, Q.I. Price, Fourteenth S.C.V., Vol. 7, page 5, U.D.C.
Quattlebaum, W.L. Quattlebaum, Fourteenth SCV, Vol. 8, page 484, U.D.C.
Rauch, J.I. 14th SCV, Vol. 5, page 233
Rodgers, Co B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 528
Rodgers, J.A., 14th SCV, Co B, Vol. 2, page 519
Rodgers, Wm., Co B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 530
Stevens, Captain W.L. Stevens, Fourteenth, S.C.V. Vol. 8, page 303, U.D.C
Stevens, W.L., Capt, Letters, Co. K, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 271-275
Stoddard, R.J. Stoddard, 14th S.C.V., Vol. 8, page 51, U.D.C.
Thomas, David, W. Co. D, 14th SCV, Vol. 3, page 189
Towles, R.N., Co K, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 522
Walker, Ride, Co B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 539
Watson, R.B. Lt., Fourteenth SCV, Vol. 6, page 335
Watson, R.B., Co B, 14th SCV, Vol. 2, page 534
Watson, R.B., Gregg’s First/14th SCV, Vol. 5, page 436
Whitlock, M.C., Co H, 14th SCV, Vol. 5, page 430
Whitlock, V.M. Co. H, 14th SCV, Vol. 3, page 359
Rosters and Other:
Roster, Co B, Fourteenth SCV, Vol 3, page 540 Comments
Roster, Co B, Fourteenth SCV, Vol 3, page 563, Comments
Roster, Co C, Fourteenth SCV, Vol. VI, page 62
Roster, Co E, Fourteenth SCV, Vol. 3, page 510
Roster, Co H, Fourteenth SCV, Comments, Vol. 2, page 574
Roster, Co K, Fourteenth SCV, Vol. 2, page 566
Roster, Co K, Fourteenth SCV, Meeting Street Saluda’s, Vol. 2, page 572
Roster, Co K, Fourteenth SCV, Vol. 3, page 521
Co K, Fourteenth SCV, Casualties at Gettysburg, Vol. 2, page 608
Co. K, History and Roster, Vol. VI, page 419 Co. E, List of Battles, Vol. III, page 476
History of Co. E, 14th SCV, Vol. 3, page 476


Fourteenth S.C. Vol. Infantry, Stations and Battles
DateBattle or CityLocationCommanding OfficerBrigadeDivsionCorps
10-61 Aiken, S.C.. Col. James Jones .. .
6/30/62 Frayser's Farm . Col. Samuel McGowan Gregg's Brigade Hill's Division Magruder's Corps
8/29-8/20-62Second ManassasRailroad CutCol. Samuel McGowan/WGregg’s BrigadeHill’s DivisionJackson’s Corps
... Lt. Col. W.D. Simpson ...
9/1/62Ox Hill. Lt. Col. W.D. Simpson Gregg’s BrigadeHill’s DivisionJackson’s Corps
9/17/62 Sharpsburg Close of Battle Lt. Col. W.D. Simpson Gregg's Brigade Hill’s Division Jackson’s Corps
9/20/62 Shepherdstown . Lt. Col. W.D. Simpson Gregg's Brigade Hill’s Division Jackson’s Corps
12/13/62 Fredericksburg Gap in Center Col. Samuel McGowan Gregg's Brigade Hill’s Division Jackson’s Corps
.... Gen M Gregg/K ..
.... Col. D.H. Hamilton ..
.... Col. Abner Perrin ..
5/5/63 Chancellorsville Attacking 5/3 Col. Abner Perrin Gregg's Brigade Hill's Division Jackson's Corps
.... Col. Abner Perrin ..
.... Col. Samuel McGowan/W ..
.... Col. O.Edwards/K ..
7/1-7/3-63 Gettysburg First Day, The Town Lt. Col. J.N. BrownGregg's Brigade Pender’s DivisionHill’s Corps
.... Col. Abner Perrin ..
7/14/63Falling Waters.Lt. Col J.N. Brown McGowan's Brigade Wilcox' Division Hill's Corps
10/09-10/22-63Bristoe Campaign.Lt. Col. J.N. Brown McGowan's Brigade Wilcox' Division Hill's Corps
11/12-63Mine Run.Lt. Col. J.N. Brown McGowan's Brigade Wilcox' Division Hill's Corps
5/5-5/7-64 Wilderness . Lt. Col. J.N. Brown McGowan's Brigade Wilcox' Division Third Corps
5/8-5/20-64 Spotsylvania Bloody Angle Lt. Col. J.N. Brown McGowan's Brigade Wilcox' Division Third Corps
... Lt. Col. Edward Croft Lt. Col. J.N. Brown..
5/23-5/26-64North Anna.Capt. J.H. Boatwright Mcgowan’s BrigadeWilcox' DivisionThird Corps
5/23/64Jericho Ford.Capt. J.H. Boatwright McGowan’s BrigadeWilcox' DivsionThird Corps
....Col. J.N. Brown /C..
.... Col. I.F. Hunt ..
6/1-6/3-64Cold Harbor.Capt. J.H. BoatwrightMcGowan’s BrigadeWilcox' DivisionThird Corps
6/64Following Cold HarborConner takes Brigade CommandCol J.N. Brown James ConnerWilcox' DivisionThird Corps
7/28/64Deep Bottom.Lt. Col. Edward CroftMcGowan's BrigadeWilcox' DivisionThird Corps
...Major H.H. Harper (Missing)...
Aug-64 Petersburg . Col. J.N. Brown McGowan's Brigade Wilcox' Division Third Corps
... Lt. Col Edward Croft Col. I.F. Hunt ..
... Capt. D.R. Duncan Col. J.N. Brown ..
... Capt. J.H, Boatwright ...
8/16/64Fussell Mills/Deep Bottom Run or Strawberry Plains (8/13-8/20).Lt. Col. Edward CroftMcgowan's BrigadeWilcox' DivisionThird Corps
8/64McGowan ReturnsBefore Ream's Station Lt. Col. Edward Croft Gen. Samuel McGowanWilcox' DivisionThird Corps
8/24/64Ream’s Station.Lt. Col. Edward Croft McGowan's BrigadeWilcox' DivsionThird Corps
9/30/64Jones Farm (Squirrel Level Road).Lt. Col. Edward CroftMcGowan’s BrigadeWilcox' DivisionThird Corps
10/01/64Pegram's Farm. Lt. Col. Edward CroftMcGowan’s BrigadeWilcox' DivisionThird Corps
3/31/65Gravelly Run.Lt. Col. Edward CroftMcGowan’s BrigadeGracie and McGowan’s Brigade(Wilcox' Division)Third Corps
....Col. J.N. BrownGeneral Samuel McGowan.
4/1/65Five Forks.Major E.D. BrailsfordMcGowan's BrigadeWilcox' Division Third Corps
4/2/65Dinwiddie Courthouse.Col. J.N. BrownMcgowan’s BrigadeWilcox' DivisionThird Corps (Heth) reverts to First Corps (Longstreet)
04/09/65 Appomattox . Lt. Col. Edward Croft McGowan's Brigade Wilcox' Division Third Corps (Heth) reverts to First Corps (Longstreet)


Fourteenth South Carolina Infantry McGowan's BrigadeArmy of Northern VirginiaRegimental History Rosters
Robert Watson, Fourteenth South Carolina Infantry Mcgowan’s BrigadeArmy of Northern VirginiaDescription of papers and letters of Watson Family University of South Carolina
Fourteenth South Carolina Infantry Mcgowan’s BrigadeArmy of Northern VirginiaDescription of papers and letters of Samuel L. Dorroh University of South Carolina
Fourteenth South Carolina Infantry Mcgowan’s BrigadeArmy of Northern VirginiaDescription of papers and letters of Samuel L. Dorroh University of South Carolina
Stoddard Family Letters Letters concerning the 14th, 3rd, 24th South CarolinaLaurens County ..


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