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Twentieth
South Carolina Infantry Regiment


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Twentieth South Carolina Infantry Regiment
(Kershaw's/Conner's Brigade Brigade)
Defense of Charleston Harbor
(Joined Kershaw in May of 1864)
Army of Northern Virginia

(COLONELS AND COMMANDING OFFICERS)

COL. L.M. KEITT*
Died of Wounds, Cold Harbor, 6/2/64

COL. S.M. BOYKIN
Wounded and Prisoner of War, Cedar Creek

LT.COL. P.A. MCMICHAEL
Captured at Strasburg, Virginia 10/64
Released 7/65

LT. COL. F.S. LEWIE
Paroled at Augusta, Ga.

LT. COLONELS:
O.M. DANTZLER
Killed in Action, Cold Harbor, 6/2/64
P.A. MCMICHAEL
F.S. LEWIE

MAJORS:
A. MIMMS
Resigned, 1862
J.M. PARTLOW
Wounded Deep Bottom, 7/28/64
G. LEAPHART
S.M. BOYKIN

Staff:

L.P. Adams
T.F. Barton (QMSgt.)
H.W. Boley
H.M. Booker
P. Booker
W.R. Bowles
W.R. Brown
Henry Busit (Capt.)
O.W. Buzhart
W.W. Duncan (Chap.)
C.A Fripp (Asst. Surg.)
M. Garvin
Jacob Hawkins (Chap.)
C.J. Macbeth (1Lt.)
J. Martin
E.J. Maynardie (Chap.)
J.S. Ruckley (2Lt)
A.S. Salley (Surg.)
J.J. Underwood
H.T. Watts (Teamster)
A.B. White (1Lt.)
J.J. Wiggins
J.A. Wilson (Adj.)
Woodward, Thorne (Regt.QM)


CoCaptainCountyNickname
AJOHN M. PARTLOW
Promoted
ANDERSON/PICKENS.
.C.H.A. WOODIN..
.STEPHEN M. BOYKIN
Promoted
Boykin is also listed in another company.
. S.A. Barr (1Lt.)..
.Dyer Talley (1Lt.)..
.J.G. Davis (2Lt.)..
.D.O. Williams (2Lt.)..
.John Lee (Lt.)..
.E.R. Norton (Bvt2Lt.)..
.John Siddall (Bvt2Lt.)..
.Daniel Zimmerman (Bvt2Lt.)..
.H.J. Wilcox (1Sgt)..
.Wm. Elbrook (Drum)..
BPAUL A. MCMICHAEL
Promoted
ORANGEBURG.
.E.S. KEITH (Keitt)..
. B.H. Barton (1Lt.)..
. Thomas Lyles (1Lt.)..
. James Stokes (1Lt.)..
. J.G. Wannamaker (1Lt.)..
. N.C. Whetstone (1Lt.)..
.J.R. Cox (2Lt.)..
.B.W. Barton (Lt.)..
.G.W. Buyck (1Sgt)..
.D.J. Inabinet (1Sgt)..
.F.M. Wannamaker(QMSgt.)..
CG. LEAPHARTLEXINGTON.
.G.T. HALTIWANGER..
. H.W. Haltiwanger (2Lt.)..
.W.S. Eleazer (Lt.)..
. H.E. Huffman (Lt.)..
. J.M. Eleazer(1Sgt)..
. W.F. Houseal (1Sgt)..
DR.V. DONNELY (Dannelly)ORANGEBURG
Lexington
2/592
.
.J.H. Hydrick (1Lt.)..
.B. Livingston (1Lt.)..
.N.P. Jefcoat (2Lt.)..
.J.T. Inabinet (Bvt2Lt.)..
.H.W. Jefcoat (1Sgt)..
.D.A. Porter (1Sgt)..
.J.H. Phillips (OrdSgt.)..
EJ.A. COWAN
(Listed in some sources as N.A.)
LAURENS/ANDERSON.
.W.C. Pruitt (1Lt.)..
.J.J. Shirley (1Lt.)..
.J.A. Mattison (Bvt2Lt.)..
.Fleetwood Clinkscales (3Lt.)..
.W.C. Hall (1Sgt)..
FJ.M. KINARD
Killed in Action
Hupp's Hill
NEWBERRY/DUTCH FORK.
.J.P. KINARD..
.W.M. Kinard (1Lt.)..
.W.B. McKellar (1Lt.)..
.W.S. Cannon (2Lt.)..
.E.R. Kingmore (2Lt.)..
.J.H. Sligh Jr. (2Lt.)..
. James McCravey (Bvt2Lt.)..
.B.M. Buzzard (1Sgt)..
.S.W. Reid (1Sgt)..
GA. MOSLEYSUMTER.
.R.L. HERIOT..
.STEPHEN M. BOYKIN
Promoted
..
.T.G. Dorrity (1Lt.)..
.L.A. White (1Lt.)..
.W.T. Belvin (Bvt2Lt.)..
.J.O. Heriot (3Lt.ACS)..
.G.S. Rhame (3Lt.)..
.F.D. McCaskill (1Sgt)..
HS.M. ROOF
Wounded/Captured
Cedar Creek
ORANGEBURG/LEXINGTON.
.EDWARD KINSLER..
.E.E. Hook (1Lt.)..
.J.S. Hook (2Lt.)..
.R.T. Hook (2Lt.)..
.J.D. Sox (1Sgt)..
IELBERT GUNTERORANGEBURG/LEXINGTONTHE GUNTER COMPANY
.J.M. JONES..
.James Coleman (1Lt.)..
.Mansell Gunter (1Lt.)..
.Leroy Gunter (2Lt.)..
.D.B. Gunter (3Lt.)..
.T.T. Jones (3Lt.)..
.N.T. Jones (1Sgt)..
KW.D.M. HARMANLexington
2/592
.
.S.A. Haltawanger (1Lt.)..
.M.H. Harmon (1Lt.)..
.T.S. Harmon (1Lt.)..
.M.D. Harmon (2Lt.)..
.Harley Seay (2Lt.)..
.T.A. Quattlebaum (SgtMajor)..
.F.J. Harman (Bvt2Lt.)..
.J.E. Leaphart (1Sgt)..
.C.P. Snelgrove (Comsy)..
LA.D. SPARKS..
.J.A. PETERKIN..
.C.P. Bolton (1Lt.)..
.W.F. Kinney (2Lt.)..
.A.E. Moore (3Lt.)..
.George Hodges (1Sgt)..
MW.C. HAYNE (HANE) (1Lt.)..
.P.C. Drake (2Lt.)..
.Fleetwood Clinkscales (3Lt.)..
.Conlaw Lynch (1Sgt)..
NJ.A. PETERKIN..
.R.T. Morrison (1Lt.)..
.D.P. Sparks (2Lt.)..
.James Alford (3Lt.)..
.C.S. McCall (1Sgt)..
OELIAS VENNING..
.L.A. McCants (1Lt.)..
.G.W. Shingler (2Lt.)..
.R.S. Venning (1Sgt)..


For Additional Reading:

DICKERT, D. AUGUSTUS: History of Kershaw's Brigade,(Rosters).*

U.D.C.:Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-65:
Individuals:
Barton, B.H. Lt., 20th SCV, Vol.4, page 164
Black, N.L. Co C 20th SCV, Vol. 2, page 524
Earhart, J. Wolfe Earhart, Gregg’s First, Twentieth SCV, Vol. 9, page 575, U.D.C.
Folk, H.H. Co F, 20th SCV, Vol. 5, page 522
Glover, Caleb, Dantzler, O.M., Slave Account 20 SCV, Vol. 3, page 410
Harmon, M.W., 20th SCV, Vol. 2, page 311-312
Harley, James Henry Harley, Twentieth Infantry, Vol. 9, page 597, U.D.C.
Keitt, Colonel Lawrence M. Keitt, Twentieth S.C.V., Vol. 6, page 200, U.D.C.
Keller, J.F., Co. F, 20 SCV, Vol. 3, page 198
Lowman, S.G. Lowman, Twentieth S.C.V., Vol. 8, page 295, U.D.C.
McMichael, Paul, Co. B, 20th SCV, Vol. 3, page 71
McMichael, Paul, Lt. Col., 20th SCV, Vol. 5, page 140
McMichael, Paul, Twentieth SCV, Post war letter, Vol. 2, page 344
Pearman, Silas N. Pearman, Company E, 20th Regiment, Vol. 11 page 48, U.D.C.; Vol. 11 page 223, U.D.C.
Robinson, R.B.A. Robinson, 20th S.C.V., Vol. 8 page 145, U.D.C.
Rook, T.P., McGowan’s Brigade, 20th Infantry? Vol. 3, page 186
Salley, Alexander S., 20th Regiment, Surgeon Kershaw’s Brigade, Vol. 5, page 144
Sawyer, P.S., Co. I, 20 SCV, Vol. 3, page 342
Suber, Wm. F, Co C, 20th SCV, Vol. 2, page 546
Taylor, H.W., 20th SCV, 27th SCV, Vol. 2, 298-301, Use of Dead Man’s Identity for Parole, #13
Unk, 20th SCV, Vol. 2, page 309, #33
Unknown, Co. E, 20th SCV, maybe Taylor, H.W., Vol. 2, page 298, #10
Zimmerman, Dan, Hagood’s First, 20th SCV, Hampton Legion, Vol. 5, page
Rosters and Other:
Roster,Co D, Twentieth SCV, Vol. 5, page 123
Roster,Co E, Twentieth SCV, Vol. 7, page 274, U.D.C.
Roster,Co E, Twentieth SCV, Vol. 5, page 544
Roster,Co E, Twentieth SCV, Vol. 5, page 274, copied from Dickert’s Book
Roster,Co H, Twentieth SCV, Vol. 5, page 563
Roster Co H, Twentieth SCV, Vol. 2, page 578 Roster,Co I, Twentieth SCV, Vol. V, page 594 Roster, Identified as McMichael’s Company, probably Company B, 20th, Vol. V, page 128
History of the 20th Regiment, Vol. 5, page 567


Twentieth S.C. Infantry, Battles and Stations
DateBattle or CityLocationCommanding OfficerBrigadeDivisionCorps
Fall/62CharlestonMustered at the Race TrackCol. L.M. Keitt...
7/63-9/63Battery WagnerMorris Island Col. L.M. Keitt . Troops rotated in and out of Battery Wagner.
8/30/63Steamer Transporting Troops Bombarded in Charleston HarborMorris Island Col. L.M. Keitt . ..
06/01/64-06/12/64Cold Harbor. Col. L.W. Keitt/K Conner's BrigadeKershaw's DivisionFirst Corps
..,Lt. Col. S.M. BoykinCol. L.M. Keitt/K.,
....Col. Davis..
....Col. J.W. Henagan ..
06/19/64 Petersburg . Col. S.M. Boykin Conner's Brigade Kershaw's Division First Corps
.... Gen John Conner ..
07-27/29-64 Deep Bottom . Col. S.M. Boykin Conner’s Brigade Kershaw's Division First Corps
08/64Detached to the Valley. Col. S.M. Boykin Conner's BrigadeKershaw's Division Second Corps
08/26/64Charlestown, WV. Col. S.M. BoykinConner's BrigadeKershaw's Division.
9/3/64Berryville. Col. S.M. BoykinConner's BrigadeKershaw's Division.
9/13/64Berryville. Col. S.M. BoykinConner's BrigadeKershaw's Division.
10/01/64Hupp's Hill. Col. S.M. BoykinConner's BrigadeKershaw's Division.
10/07/64Near Port Republic. Col. S.M. BoykinConner's Brigade Kershaw's DivisionSecond Corps
10/14/64Near Strasburg. Col. S.M. BoykinConner's BrigadeKershaw's DivisionSecond Corps
10/19/64 Middletown/Cedar Creek .Col. S.M. Boykin/C Conner's Brigade Kershaw's DivisionSecond Corps
....Col. J.D. Kennedy..
... Lt. Col. McMichael/C Col. J.D. Kennedy..
... Lt. Col. F.S. Lewie ...
Late OctoberReturned to Richmond.Lt. Col. F.S. LewieKennedy's Brigade Kershaw's DivisionFirst Corps
1/65Detached to the Carolina's.Lt. Col. F.S. LewieKennedy's BrigadeMcLaw's.
1/65-2/65Salkehatchie River Line. Col. F.S. LewieConner's BrigadeKershaw's Division.
2/65Carolina’s Campaign.Lt. Col. F.S. LewieKennedy's BrigadeMcLaw's.
3/16/65Averasboro.Lt. Col. F.S. LewieKennedy's BrigadeMcLaw's.
3/19/65Bentonville.Lt. Col. F.S. LewieKennedy's BrigadeMcLaw's.


* Joined Kershaw/Conner's Brigade about May 28, 1864


I am aware that there are conflicts in information, I welcome help and more information. An order of battle and short narrative will be added later. Please cite sources.


The Twentieth South Carolina Infantry Kershaw’s BrigadeArmy of Northern VirginiaRegimental HistoryRoster
Kershaw's Brigade, A.N.V. "Bobby Lee's Rock from S.C."Brigade HistoryRosters ..


Can you help, with more information, will you?batsonsm@bellsouth.net
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(Infantry)


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(Cavalry)


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(Artillery)




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