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Second South Carolina Regiment

One flag survives, Citadel Museum, Charleston, South Carolina
Dedmondt, Glenn, The Flags of Civil War South Carolina, ISBN NUMBER 1-56554-696-2


Citadel Flag by Marilyn

PLEASE NOTE ALL REGIMENTS NUMBERED ONE THROUGH TEN WERE DRAMATICALLY AFFECTED BY THE 1862 REORGANIZATION
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SECOND SOUTH CAROLINA VOLUNTEERS
(KERSHAW'S, CONNER'S BRIGADE)


Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Tennessee late 1864-65

(COLONELS AND COMMANDING OFFICERS)

MAJOR GENERAL J.B. KERSHAW
61-02/62, Promoted to Brigade Command

BRIGADIER GENERAL JNO D. KENNEDY
01/62-12/64, Promoted to Brigade Command

FRANKLIN GALLIARD
Wounded at Fredericksburg, Killed in Action at the Wilderness

WM. WALLACE
Wounded Second Manassas, Gettysburg, and 5/6/64 Acting Col. 12/64-04/65

LT. COLS. A.D. GOODWIN, FRANK GALLIARD, J.D. GRAHAM, E.P. JONES, B.R. CLYBURN-(C), WM. WALLACE

MAJORS W.H. CASSON, B.R. CLYBURN-(C), G. LEAPHART, A.D. GOODWYN, WM. WALLACE, FRANKLIN GALLIARD


CoCaptainCountyNickname
AW.H. CASSONRICHLANDGOVERNOR GUARDS
.M.A. SHELTON..
.F. GAILLARD..
.S.L. LEAPHART
Captured at Gettysburg
..
.M.M. MADDY..
BA.D. HOKE (C)
Wounded/Disabled First Manassas
GREENVILLEBUTLER GUARD
.R.C. PULLIAM
DOW -Gettysburg
..
.J.W. CAGLE..
.W.R. POWELL..
CWM. WALLACE
Promoted
RICHLANDCOLUMBIA GRAYS
.OLIVER JOHNSTON YOUMANS
Resigned/Killed in Action
Private/Wilderness
..
.A. P. VINSON..
.SOLOMON LORICK
Wounded/Disabled Sharpsburg
..
.A. P. VINSON..
DJ.SMYTHE RICHARDSON
Wounded/Disabled First Manassas
SUMTERSUMTER GUARDS
.L.W. BARLETT..
.J.D. GRAHAM..
EJ.D. KENNEDY
Promoted
KERSHAWCAMDEN VOLS./CAMDEN LIGHT INF.
.WM. ZACK LEITNER..
FW.W. PERRYMAN
Promoted
ANDERSON/ABBEVILLESECCESSION GUARD
.G. MARSHALL MCDOWELL
Died of Wounds Gettysburg
..
.W. CAL VANCE..
GC.C. HAILE
Resigned
KERSHAWFLAT ROCK GUARD
.T.J. CLYBURN..
.J.P. CUNNINGHAM
Killed in Action Gettysburg
..
.J.E. TRUESDEL
Severely Wounded Gettysburg
..
HA. MCMANUS
Resigned
LANCASTERLANCASTER INVINCIBLES
.B.R. CLYBURN(C)
Promoted to Major
..
IG.B. CUTHBERT
Died of Wounds Chancellorsville
CHARLESTON/BEAUFORTPALMETTO GUARD
.R.E. ELLIOTT
Died of Wounds Cold Harbor
..
.ROBT. FISHBURNE..
KA.B. RHETT
Resigned to head Rhett's/Fickling's Artillery
CHARLESTONBROOKS GUARDS
.J.F. MOORER
Died of Wounds Gettysburg
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.J. WEBB
Killed in Action Spotsylvania
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.J.E. DUTART
Died of Wounds Petersburg
..
.HENRY CULBREATH..


My Thanks to Mac Wyckoff for all of the additions and corrections to this page. He is a wonderful friend. Check out his web page.

Don't forget to ask about his great books on The Second and Third S.C. and his Symposiums!
South Carolina's War Between the States Links


For Additonal Reading:

DICKERT, D. AUGUSTUS: History of Kershaw's Brigade,(Rosters)*.
CARROLL, LES: The Angel of Marye’s Heights*
WYCKOFF, MAC: A History of the 2nd South Carolina Infantry, 1861-65 (Rosters)*
UDC, SC DIVISION: Richard Kirkland, C.S.A. Camden, S.C.

Southern Historical Society Papers
WALLACE, WM.: Operations of Second South Carolina Regiment in Campaigns of l864 and l865, Vol 7 (1879)
WELLS, JAMES T.: Prison Experience, Vol. 7, 1879

U.D.C.:Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-65:
Individuals:
Alison, W.V., Second S.C.V., Vol. 6, page 265, U.D.C.
Blake, A.W., Second SCV, Company F, Vol. 6, page 49, UDC
Coleman, J.H. Co A, 2nd SCV, Vol. 2, page 534
Croxton, The J.Q. Croxton Collection, Second S.C.V. Vol. 9, page 269, U.D.C.
Dendy, T.H., Second SCV, Vol. 5, page 467
Ellis, A.B. Ellis, Second SCV, Vol. 7, page 41
Gasque, W.B.R. Gasque, Company A, Second S.C.V., Twenty-First S.C.V., Vol. 6, page 247, U.D.C.
Gibson, G.A., Company A, Second SCV?., Vol. 5, page 468
Harris, T.L. Co A, 2nd SCV, Vol. 2, page 531
Hartzog, H.G., Company G, Second SCV, Vol. 6, page 53, UDC
Hollingsworth, C.L., Co I, 2nd SCV, Vol. 2, page 493
Kennedy, J.D. Kennedy, Vol. I, 383
Kirkland, Richard, Second SCV, Vol. 3, page 434
Moore, John R. Second SCV, Vol. 6, page 29, UDC
Moore, L. M. Moore, Second S.C.V., Vol.7, page 43, U.D.C.
Moore, L.M., Co B, Second SCV, Vol. 3, page 228
Purdy, W.W. Co. A, Second SCV, Vol. 3, page 227
Reynolds, John McKellar Reynolds, Second, S.C.V., Vol. 8, page 287, U.D.C.
Reynolds, John McKellar, Co. F, Second SCV, Vol. 3, page 64
Rid, Major J.M. Riddle’s Silver Cup, Roster of Company E, Second S.C. Infantry, Vol. 7, page 169, U.D.C.
Smith, J.T., Company A, Second Regiment, Vol. 6, page 34, UDC
Smith, P.W., Co 2nd SCV, Vol. 2, page 524
Stevens, Charles Stevens Dwight, Palmetto Guard, Company I, Second South Carolina, Vol. 9, page 7, U.D.C.
Thornley, J.L., Butler Guard, 2nd SCV, Vol. 2, page 491
Truesdale, J. Henry Truesdale, 2nd SCV, Vol. 8, page 9, U.D.C.
Wheeler, C.O. Second SCV, Vol. 6 page 339
Wheeler, C.O., Second SCV, Vol. 3, page 244
Rosters and Other:
Roster, Co. B, Second SCV, Vol. III, 523
Brook’s Guard, Rhett’s Company, 17th SCV/2nd SCV, Vol. 5, page 560
Roster of the Rhett Guard, July 1861, Second SCV ? Vol. 5, page 93
Butler Guard and the Death of Randolph Bacon, Second SCV, Vol. 5, page 461
Butler Guard at Gettysburg, Vol. 5, page 485
Butler Guard Address, W.D. Workman, Second SCV, Vol. 3, page 443


Battles and Stations of the Second South Carolina
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DateBattle or CityLocationCommanding OfficerBrigadeDivisionCorps
2/61Unit Organized. Col. J.B. Kershaw ...
4/12-4/13-61Fort Sumter.Col. J.B. Kershaw Nelson's BrigadeBonham's Division.
4/61To Virginia. Col. J.B. Kershaw ...
7/18/61Mitchell's Ford.Col. J.B. Kershaw Bonham's Brigade..
7/21/61 First Manassas . Col. J.B. Kershaw Bonham's Brigade ..
9/25/61Lewinsville, Va.Col. J.B. Kershaw Bonham's Brigade..
4/62-5/62Yorktown .Col. J.D. Kennedy Kershaw's Brigade..
5/4/62-5/5/62 Williamsburg . Col. J.D. Kennedy Kershaw's Brigade Mclaw's Division Magruder's Corps
6/18/62Nine Mile Road. Col. J.D. Kennedy Kershaw's BrigadeMclaw's DivisionMagruder's Corps
6/29/62 Savage Station . Col. J.D. Kennedy Kershaw's Brigade Mclaw's Division Magruder's Corps
7/1/62 Malvern Hill . Col. J.D. Kennedy Kershaw's Brigade Mclaw's Division Magruder's Corps
9/12/62-9/13/62 Maryland Heights . Col. J.D. Kennedy Kershaw's Brigade Mclaw's Division Longstreet's Corps
9/17/62 Sharpsburg Dunker's Church Col. J.D. Kennedy/W Kershaw's Brigade Mclaw's Division Longstreet's Corps
... Major Frank Galliard ...
12/11/62-12/15/62 Fredericksburg Mayre's Heights Col. J.D. Kennedy Kershaw's Brigade Mclaw's Division Longstreet's Corps
5/1/63-5/5/63 Chancellorsville Pressing on 5/2- Salem Church 5/3-5/4 Col. J.D. Kennedy Kershaw's Brigade Mclaw's Division .
7/1/63-7/3-63 Gettysburg Peach Orchard Col. J.D. Kennedy/W Kershaw's Brigade Mclaw's Division First Corps
... Lt.Col. F.D. Galliard ...
9/19/63-9/20/63 Chickamaugha Snodgrass Hill Col. J.D. Kennedy Kershaw's Brigade Mclaw's Division First Corps
11/16/63Campbell's Station. Col. J.D. KennedyKershaw's BrigadeMclaw's DivisionFirst Corps
11/18/63 Knoxville . Col. J.D. Kennedy Kershaw's Brigade Mclaw's Division First Corps
11/29/63Fort Sanders. Col. J.D. KennedyKershaw's BrigadeMclaw's DivisionFirst Corps
12/14/63Bean's Station. Col. J.D. KennedyKershaw's BrigadeMclaw's DivisionFirst Corps
5/6/64-5/7/64 Wilderness . Lt.Col. F.D. Galliard/K Kershaw's Brigade Mclaw's Division First Corps
.. . Major Wm. Wallace ...
5/8/64-5/20/64 Spotsylvania . Major Wm. Wallace Kershaw's Brigade Kershaw's Division First Corp
5/23/64-5/25-64North Anna. Major Wm. WallaceKershaw's BrigadeKershaw's DivisionFirst Corps
06/01/64-6/12/64Cold Harbor. Col. J.D. Kennedy Kershaw's BrigadeKershaw's DivisionFirst Corps
6-64 Petersburg . Col. J.D. Kennedy Conner's Brigade Kershaw's Division First Corps
.... Gen John Conner ..
07/27/64-07/29/64 Deep Bottom . Col. J.D. Kennedy Conner’s Brigade Kershaw's Division First Corps
08/64Detached to the Valley. Col. J.D. Kennedy Conner's BrigadeKershaw's Division Second Corps
08/26/64Charleston, WV . Col. J.D. Kennedy Conner’s Brigade Kershaw's Division First Corps
9/13/64Berryville .Col. J.D. KennedyConner's BrigadeKershaw's Division.
10/07/64Near Port Republic. Col. J.D. KennedyConner's Brigade Kershaw's DivisionSecond Corps
10/13/64Hupp's Hill. Col. J.D. KennedyConner's BrigadeKershaw's DivisionSecond Corps
10/19/64 Middletown/Cedar Creek .Col. J.D. Kennedy Conner's Brigade Kershaw's DivisionSecond Corps
... Capt. Wm. WallaceCol. J.D. Kennedy..
Late OctoberReturned to Richmond.Major Wm. Wallace Kennedy's Brigade Kershaw's DivisionFirst Corps
1/65Detached to the Carolina's.Lt. Col. Wm. WallaceKennedy's BrigadeMcLaw's.
2/65Carolina’s Campaign.Lt. Col. Wm. WallaceKennedy's BrigadeMcLaw's.
1/65-2/65Salkehatchie Line.Lt. Col. Wm. WallaceKennedy's BrigadeMcLaw's.
3/16/65Averasboro.Lt. Col. Wm. WallaceKennedy's BrigadeMcLaw's.
3/19/65-3/21/64Bentonville.Lt. Col. Wm. WallaceKennedy's BrigadeMcLaw's.
4/26/65Surrender Greensboro.Lt. Col. Wm. WallaceKennedy's BrigadeMcLaw's.


Undated Reminiscence of C.O. Wheeler, Second South Carolina. .Post War C. O. Wheeler Papers University of South Carolina (2001)
Second South Carolina Infantry Kershaw’s BrigadeArmy of Northern VirginiaRegimental HistoryRoster
Hampton Legion .Army of Northern Virginia William Hayne Perry, Hampton Legion, son of B.F. Perry - mention of Butler Guard and Fourth S.C. early in war.University of South Carolina
Kershaw's Brigade, A.N.V. "Bobby Lee's Rock from S.C."Brigade HistoryRosters ..


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(Infantry)


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(Cavalry)


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(Artillery)




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