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Eighteenth South Carolina Infantry Regiment

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Eighteenth South Carolina Infantry Regiment
(Evans', Elliott's, Walker's, Wallace's, Brigade)
(Tramp Brigade)
Defense of Charleston Harbor
Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Tennessee


Killed in Action, Second Manassas

Promoted to Brigadier following death of Stephen Elliott at The Crater

Commander following the promotion of Wallace



Staff Officers
W.J. David, Surg.
A.W. Thomson, Surg.
A.P. Campbell, Actg. Surg.
Eben Waters, Actg. Surg.
Thomas Edwin Nott, Surg., dropped 5/6/1862
H.G. Jackson, A.S., retired 8/8/1863
D.A. Vogt, A.S., r. 3/17/1865
Jesse Lamb, A.S.
H. Wofford, A.S.
E. Doland, A.S.
Daniel T. Pope, A.S.
A.A. James, Chap.
John H. Montgomery, A.C.S., detached 8/19/1863
P.O. Lemmons, A.Q.M., Dropped 9/20/1864
Harrison D. Floyd, Actg. A.Q.M.
John G. Enloe, Adj., r 9/27/1862
Clough L. Sims, Adj., died 11/21/1864
William Monroe, Adj.
William D. Kirvin, Ens.

.Robert Macbeth, Capt., dropped 5/5/1862..
.George Glenn, Capt., r. 8/17/1863..
. John McCormick, Capt., killed 7/30/1864..
.Charner S. Greer, Capt...
.John M. Johnson, 1st Lt., dropped 5/5/1862..
.Clough L. Sims, 1st Lt., appointed Adj...
.Samuel H. Wolfe, 1st Lt., killed 7/30/1864..
.John L. Young, 2nd Lt...
.William G. Crawford, 2nd Lt., r. 11/13/1863..
BWilliam S. McJunkin, Capt., dropped 5/5/1862UNION.
.John E. Hames, Capt., killed 8/30/1862..
.S.J. Tomb, Capt., died 7/3/1864..
.William Sarter, Capt., died 9/25/1862..
. R.D. McJunkin, Capt...
.N.B. Eison, 1st Lt., dropped 5/5/1862..
. T.J. Greer, 1st Lt...
.H.S. Beaty, 2nd Lt., appointed A.S...
.R.W. Sarter, 2nd Lt...
. E.F. Vaughan, 2nd Lt..
. George S. Noland, 2nd Lt..
CT.W. Malone, Capt., dropped 5/5/1862UNION.
.R.J. Betsill, Capt., promoted to Major..
. W.H. Norman, Capt...
. Samuel J. Ray, 1st Lt...
.John Sanders, 2nd Lt., dropped 5/5/1862..
.W.M. Lawson, 2nd Lt., killed 7/30/1864..
. H. Hill, 2nd Lt...
.Levi D. Dodd, 2nd Lt...
D*John W. Bramlett, Capt., r. 12/8/1863PICKENS/ANDERSON.
. Benjamin D. Martin, Capt. ..
.John F. Stone, 1st Lt...
.. John A. Moore, 2nd Lt., dropped 5/5/1862..
.John G. Bryant, 2nd Lt., died 7/31/1864..
. Drury E. King, 2nd Lt...
E F.M. Tucker, Capt., killed 8/30/1862EDGEFIELD.
. Miles H. Ferguson, Capt...
.B.G. Lambright, 1st Lt., dropped 5/5/1862..
. Harrison D. Floyd, 1st Lt., retired 11/24/1864..
. James M. Stone, 1st Lt...
.C.B. Bobo, 2nd Lt., killed 5/20/1864..
.J.L. Shackelford, 2nd Lt., died 12/10/1862..
. John M. Anderson, 2nd Lt., killed 7/30/1864..
. Thomas C. Brady, 2nd Lt...
. John McCullouch, 2nd Lt., dropped 5.5.62..
F*J. Felix Walker, Capt. died 9/10/1862Union
.Goodman, Jeffries, Capt...
.William L. Goudelock, 1st Lt..
.A. Frank Smith, 2nd Lt, r. 8/8/1862..
. D. Belton Free, 2nd Lt...
.John W. Foster, 2nd Lt, Killed 7/30/1864..
.Smith Lipscomb, 2nd Lt...
G* A.P. Campbell, Capt. dropped 5/5/1862YorkMountain Guards
.Smith Lipscomb, 2nd Lt. ..
.J.W. Beauregard, Capt. retired 8/8/1864 (AKA J.W. Beamguard) . .
. Samuel W. Good, Capt...
. J.M. Roberts, 1st Lt., dropped 5/5/1862..
. James W. Good,1st Lt, r. 11/17/1863..
.J. Warren Pursley, 1st Lt...
. J.M. Sherer, 2nd Lt, r 5/12/1862..
.. Isaac N.Davis, 2nd Lt., r 12/16/1863..
.R.A. Jackson, 2nd Lt., killed 7/14/1864..
.W.H. Allison, 1st Lt., to Major..
.S.L. Campbell, 1st Lt., retired 8/24/1864 ..
. J.F. Johnston, 1st Lt...
. G.M.A.C.Riddle, 2nd Lt., dropped 5/5/1862..
. Edward B. White, 2nd Lt., killed 8/30/1862..
.John M. Finley, 2nd Lt...
IJ.W. Norwood, Capt., r. 12/14/1863DARLINGTONDARLINGTON RIFLES
.John Floyd, Capt...
. Sheppherd Jordan, 1st Lt., dropped 5/5/1862..
. A.H. Woods, 1st Lt., killed 9/17/1862..
. Jacqueline Jordan, 1st Lt...
. John T. Moore, 2nd Lt...
. M.W. Hunter, 2nd Lt...
KO.P. McArthur, Capt., dropped 10/26/1864.BROAD RIVER GUARDS
.W.P. Bridges, Capt., killed 7/30/1864..
. R.H. McCosh, Capt...
. M.N. Stroup, 1st Lt...
. John L. Young, 2nd Lt., died 7/4/1862..
.P.O. Lemmons, 2nd Lt., promoted A.Q.M. of regiment..
. J.E. Cleary, 2nd Lt...
. Alfred Harris, 2nd Lt., r. to date 4/4/1863..
. Robert Y.H. Nance, 2nd Lt., cashiered 5/6/1863..

* Thanks to Roxsanne Wells-Layton, for her kind help. Roxsanne has developed and maintains this site, York County in the Civil War, do not miss it. She has provided all the Company officers for the 17th shown here. There are a number of sources, including the OR. Keep your fingers crossed that she will put up some pages on the Evans' Brigade.

For Additional Reading:

ELLIOTT, CHARLES P.: Elliottís Brigade, How it Held the Crater and Saved Petersburg.
Unknown: Darlington Rifles, Company I, 18th South Carolina Regiment.

U.D.C.:Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-65:
Allison, W.B. Allison, Eighteenth S.C.V, Vol. 8, page 273, U.D.C.
Burrough, P.C., Co D, 18th SCV, Vol. 5, page 279
Campbell, A.P. (Three listings, Hampton Legion, Captain Co. G, Eighteenth SCV., Surgeon, Eighteenth Infantry), Vol. 6, page 8, UDC
Carothers, J.R. Carothers, 18th SCV, Vol. 8 page 87, U.D.C.
Elliott, Elliott, Stephen Elliott, Vol. III, page 80
Fowler, E.G. Co A, 18th SCV, Vol. 2, page 519
Gadberry, Gadberry, J.M. Gadberry, Vol. I, page 449
Gadberry, J.M. Captain, Union Volunteers, Flag Ė (Gadberry becomes Colonel of the 18th SCV) Vol. 4, page 448
Greer, C.S., Captain, Co. A, 18th SCV, Vol. 5, page 280
Greer, Charner, Capt., Co A, 18th SCV., (Crater), Vol. 5, page 443
Hames,Captain John Edmund Hames, Eighteenth SCV, Vol. 9, page 568, U.D.C.
Harris, Anderson K., Crater, Company A, Eighteenth SCV, Vol. 6, page 329
Howe, The J.J. Howe Letters, Eighteenth S.C.V., Vol. 9, page 247, U.D.C.
Hutchinson, S.J. Hutchinson, 18th SCV, Vol. 8, page 86, U.D.C.
Hutchinson, Samuel Jasper Hutchinson, Eighteenth S.C.V., Vol. 9, page 540, U.D.C.
Hutchison, James Porter Hutchison, Eighteenth S.C.V., Vol. 9, page 538. U.D.C.
James, A.A. 18th SCV, Vol. 3, page 96
James, A.A., Chaplain, 18th SCV, Vol. 2, page 499
McDuffle, George McDuffle Estes, Eighteenth South Carolina, Vol. 9, page 573, U.D.C.
Patrick, J.F., Letters, 18th SCV, Vol. 2, page 265-269
Savage, R.W, Co B, 18th SCV, Vol. 2, page 346
Sims, Clough L. Co, A, 18th SCV, Vol. 3, page 87
Smith, TJH, Company A, Eighteenth SCV, Vol. 6, page 52, UDC
Wallace, General W.H. Wallace, Eighteenth S.C. Infantry, Vol. 9, page 21, U.D.C.
Whitmire, K.C. 18th SCV/Fifth SC Cav., Vol 5, page 204
Rosters and Other:
Roster, Co A, Vol. 5, page 286
Roster, Co D, Vol. 5, page 543
Roster, Co D, 18th SCV, Vol. 2, page 549
Roster, Co E, Eighteenth SCV, Vol. 2, page 563
18th History, Vol. 3, page 91

Eighteenth S.C. Vols. Infantry, Battles and Stations
DateBattle or CityLocationCommanding OfficerBrigadeDivisionCorps
Late 1861 or Early 1862CharlestonUnit OrganizedCol. J.M. Gadberry...
8/6/62Occupation of Malvern Hill.Col. J.M. GadberryEvan's BrigadeIndependentFirst Corps
8/23/62Rappahannock Station.Col. J.M. GadberryEvan's BrigadeIndependentFirst Corps
08/29-8/30-62Second ManassasChinn HouseCol. J.M. Gadberry/K Evans' BrigadeIndependentFirst Corps
...Lt. Col W.H. Wallace...
09/14/62Boonsboro.Col W.H. WallaceEvans' BrigadeIndependentFirst Corps
09/17/62SharpsburgCenterCol. W.H. WallaceEvans' BrigadeHoodís DivisionLongstreetís Corp
12/31/62Kinston/GoldsbourghNorth CarolinaCol. W.H. WallaceEvans' BrigadeMajor General Samuel French, Dept. of N.C./PetersburgMajor General Gustavus W. Smith, Dept. of N.C. and Southern Virginia
4/63South Carolina.Col. W.H. WallaceEvans' Brigade.Dept. of S.C., Ga., and Fla.
5/25/63Move to Mississippi.Col. W.H. WallaceEvans' BrigadeLorningís Division.
07/12/63JacksonMississippiCol. W.H. WallaceEvansí BrigadeFrench's DivisionBreckinridge's Corps
08/10/63Savannah, Ga..Col. W.H. WallaceEvans' Brigade.Dept. of S.C., Ga., and Fla.
09/07/63Charleston, S.C.*.Col. W.H. WallaceEvans' Brigade.Dept. of S.C., Ga., and Fla.
02/03/64Florida.Col. W.H. WallaceDetached.Dept. of S.C., Ga., Fla.
5/16/64Wilmington, N.C. .Col. W.H. WallaceWalkerís BrigadeHoke's DivisionGeneral W.H.T. Whiting (Third Military District, N.C.)
5/64Virginia.Col. W.H. WallaceWalkerís BrigadeHoke's DivisionBeauregard's Command
5/17-6/16-64Bermuda Hundreds.Col. W.H. WallaceWalkerís BrigadeHokeís/Johnson's DivisionBeauregardís Command
5/20/64Hewlettís Farm/ Ware Bottom Church Bermuda Hundred Col. W.H. Wallace Walkerís Brigade, General Walker Wounded and Captured Johnson's DivisionBeauregard's Command
....Col.F.W. McMaster..
5/28/64Stephen Elliott takes command of Brigade.Col. F.W. McMasterElliott's BrigadeJohnsonís DivsionBeauregardís Command
7/30/64The Crater.Col. Wm. WallaceElliottís Brigade, General Stephen Elliott KilledJohnsonís DivisionBeauregard's Command
...Lt. Col. Wm. B. AllisonCol.Wm. Wallace..
8/64Petersburg .Lt. Col. Wm. B. Allison Wallaceís Brigade Johnsonís DivisionBeauregard's Command
9/20/64Wm. H. Wallace promoted to General.Lt. Col. Wm. B. AllisonWallaceís BrigadeJohnsonís DivisionBeauregardís Command
3/25/64Fort Steedman.Lt. Col. Wm. B. AllisonWallaceís BrigadeJohnsonís Division Fourth or Andersonís Corps
3/29/64Battle of Lewis Farm.Lt. Col. Wm. B. AllisonWallaceís BrigadeJohnsonís Division Fourth or Andersonís Corps
3/31/65Gravelly Run.Lt. Col. Wm. B. AllisonWallaceís BrigadeJohnsonís DivisionPickettís Mobile Force
4/1/65Five Forks.Lt. Col. Wm. B. AllisonWallace's BrigadeJohnson's DivisionPickettís Mobile Force
4/6/65Saylerís Creek.Lt. Col. Wm. B. AllisonWallace's BrigadeJohnsonís DivisionFourth or Andersonís Corps
04/09/65Appomattox.Lt. Col. Wm. B. AllsionWallace's BrigadeJohnsonís DivisionFourth or Andersonís Corps

*At this time serious efforts begin to separate units of the Evans' Brigade. They are moved to different districts and the 18th goes to Florida. Evans is brought forward on charges and the matter proceeds to Richmond for the eye of the President. Eventually the Brigade minus the MacBeth Artillery will be brought back together in Wilmington under new command. One of the most difficult issues is the continuing disagreement between the Colonels of the command and Evans. It reflects poorly on all involved and probably cost McMasterís and Bendow the most. Bendow is a distinguished soldier and probably would have achieved Generalís rank anywhere but where he found himself. McMasterís was also well loved and a more than adequate commander. S.D. Goodlett, another Colonel, was cashiered at Kinston which was the beginning of the open warfare between the Colonels and General Evans.

York County in the Civil WarEighteenth S.C.V.Companies F, G, H, K.Roxsanne Wells-Layton has developed and maintains this great site.
Eighteenth South Carolina Company G Evans' Brigade HistoryRosters
Eighteenth South Carolina Company H Evans' Brigade HistoryRosters

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