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Twenty-fourth
South Carolina Infantry Regiment

One flag survives in the Confederate Relic Room, Columbia, S.C.
Dedmondt, Glenn, The Flags of Civil War South Carolina, ISBN NUMBER 1-56554-696-2


Citadel Flag by Marilyn

Twenty-fourth South Carolina Infantry Regiment
(Gist's Brigade)
Defense of Charleston Harbor
Army of Tennessee
Army of Tennessee


(COLONELS AND COMMANDING OFFICERS)

GENERAL CLEMENT H. STEVENS
Wounded at Chickamauga
Promoted to Brigadier General, 1/20/64
Killed in Action, Peachtree Creek

GENERAL ELLISON CAPERS
Promoted to Brigadier General, 3/1/65
Wounded at Jackson, Chickamauga, Franklin

LT. COL. J.S. JONES
Wounded at Chickamauga
Killed in Action, Franklin

MAJOR D.F. HILL
Wounded at Chickamauga
Killed in Action Jonesboro

MAJOR MORGAN T. APPLEBY
Resigned Commission to serve in S.C. Senate

MAJOR B.B. SMITH
Wounded at Franklin
Col. consolidated 16/24

MAJOR T.C. MORGAN
Wounded at Chickamauga, Calhoun, Atlanta
Lt. Col. Consolidated 16/24

CAPT. A.E. BOWERS
Died of Wounds, Nashville

LT. COLONELS: Ellison Capers, J.S. Jones, T.C. Morgan

MAJORS: A.J. Hammond, M.T. Appleby, J.S. Jones, T.C. Morgan, D.F. Hill

STAFF
M.W. Abney (Asst. Surg.)
Thomas Addison (AQM)
J.D. Airey (Asst. Surg.)
M.J. Bolan (Surg.)
John A. Bowis (Comsy. ACS)
Alfred Holmes (ADJ)
S.J. Ravenel (Surg.)


CoCaptainCountyNickname
AC.B. SIGWALD (Capt./Major)CHARLESTONMARION RIFLES
.J.H. STEINMEYER JR. (Capt.)..
.Wm. G Hawkins (1st Lt.)..
.D.G. Wayne (1Lt.)..
.J.D. Droze (2Lt.)..
.B.E. Robinson (2Lt.)..
.J.M. Smith (2Lt.)..
BROBERT JOHNSON (Capt.) MARLBOROPEE DEE RIFLES
.J. EDWIN SPEARS (Capt.) ..
.C.D. Easterling (1Lt.)..
.Wm. J. Green (2Lt.)..
.Wm. Griffin (2Lt.)..
.T.B. Moore (2Lt.)..
.F.P. Tatum (3Lt.)..
CM.T. APPLEBY (Capt./Major)COLLETON (GEORGES STATION).
.W.C. GRIFFITH (Capt...
.W.H. Patterson (1Lt.)..
.Jacob Weathers (2Lt.)..
.Adam Appleby (2Lt.)..
.A.C. Appleby (Bvt. 2Lt.)..
DA.B. ADDISON (Capt.BEAUFORTTHE EVANS GUARD
.A.E. BOWERS (Capt.) ..
.W.I. GOODING (Capt.) ..
.M.H. Bowers (1Lt.) ..
.J.L. Folk (1Lt.) ..
.R.J. Manker (1Lt.) ..
.D.W. Hanberry (2Lt.) ..
.K.S. Smith (2Lt.) ..
EJ.S JONES (Capt/Lt. Col.)COLLETONCOLLETON GUARD
.J.K. RISHER (Capt.)..
.R.J.W. Bryan (1Lt.) ..
.E.H. Benton Jr.(2Lt.) ..
.Andrew Padgett (2Lt.) ..
.Daniel Padgett (2Lt.) ..
.John Warren (2Lt.) ..
.S.C. White (Bvt.2Lt.) ..
FD.F. HILL (Capt.)ANDERSON/ABBEVILLE.
.S.W. SHERARD (Capt.)..
.J.A. Gray (1Lt.)..
.C.S. BEATY (2Lt.)..
.A.F. Cunningham (2Lt.)..
.Alfred Gailey (2Lt.)..
.J.P. Tucker (2Lt.)..
.J.A. HALL (Bvt.2Lt.)..
GJ.H. PEARSON (Capt.)RICHLAND.
.D.H. HAMITER (Capt.)..
.C.B. Williamson (1Lt.) ..
.WM. BECKHAM (2Lt.)..
.M.L. Kinard (Bvt.2Lt.) ..
HJ.A. THOMAS (Capt.)CHESTER.
.W.L. RODDEY (Capt.)..
.P.T. Hollis (2Lt.) ..
.J.H. McDaniel (1Lt.) ..
.R.H. Fennell (2Lt.) ..
.J.H. Hamilton (2Lt.) ..
.J.A. Millen (2Lt.) ..
IL.B. Weaver (Capt.)EDGEFIELDEDGEFIELD GUARD
.JAMES TILLMAN (1Lt.)..
.P.H. Adams(2Lt.) ..
.R.S. Key (2Lt.) ..
.L.J. Miller (2Lt.) ..
.J.D. Padgett (2Lt.) ..
KS.S. TOMPKINS Capt.EDGEFIELD.
.T.C. Morgan (Capt.)..
.F.W. Andrews (1Lt.)..
.J.A. Dozier (1Lt.)..
.T.M. Seigler (2Lt.)..
.G.W. Talbert (2Lt. Lt.)..
.R.A. Cochran (Bvt. 2Lt.)..
.J.E. Morgan (3st Lt.)..


For Additional Reading:

CHAPMAN, J.A.:History of Edgefield County. (Company K)
EUGENE JONES: Enlisted For the War, The Struggles of the Gallant 24th Regiment, South Carolina Volunteer, Infantry, 1861-65. The best South Carolina Regimental History ever written. Full and complete rosters.

Southern Historical Society Papers

Capers, Ellison: The Twenty-fourth South Carolina at the Battle of Jonesboro, Vol.11, 1883

U.D.C.:Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-65:
Individuals:
Bigham, J.W., Co H, 24th SCV, Vol. 4, page 280
Ellenburg, J.R., Co K, 24th SCV, Vol. 3, page 235
Gist, S.R. Gist, Vol. V, page 277
Grayson, E.H. Grayson, 24th SCV, Vol. 7, page 8, U.D.C.
Pendarvis, J.T. Pendarvis, 24th S.C., Vol. V, page 227
Riggs, T.L., Hagood’s First/24 SCV, Vol. 5, page 246
Tillman, J.A. At Franklin, Vol. III, page 441
Tillman, J.A., Letters, 24th SCV, Vol. 5, page 362, 373-404, 406-424
Tillman, J.A., Lt, Letter, Co. I, 24th SCV, Vol. 2, page 290
Rosters and Other:
Roster, Co I, Twenty-fourth SCV, Vol. 2, page 584
Roster, Co I and Co. K, 24th SCV, Vol. 3, page 78
Co I, 24th SCV, Accounts of Tillman, Carpenter, and others at Franklin and other incidents, Vol. 3, page 461
The Battle Flag of the 24th S.C.V.I. and The Raising of Troops in South Carolina, Annie Scarborough, Vol. 9, page 172, U.D.C.


Twenty-Fourth S.C. Vol Infantry, Battles and Stations
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DateBattle or CityLocationCommanding OfficerBrigadeDivisionCorps
Winter 1861 Charleston, S.C.Defense of Charleston Col. Clement Stevens Unit Organized . .
1862 Charleston, S.C.Defense of Charleston Col. Clement Stevens .. .
6/16/62SecessionvilleDefense of Charleston Lt. Col Ellison Capers. ..
12-62 Wilmington, N.C Defense of Wilmington Col. Clement Stevens Gist Brigade ..
02-63 Charleston, S.C.Defense of Charleston Col. Clement Stevens ...
5-63 Jackson, Ms.*Defense of VicksburgCol Clement Stevens Gist Brigade W.H.T. Walker's Division.
5/15/63 Battle of Wright’s FarmJackson, Ms. Lt. Col. Ellison Capers/W Gist BrigadeW.H.T. Walker's Division.
. . . Major M.T. Appleby Col. P. H. Colquitt..
7/6/63 Big Black River MississippiCol. Clement Stevens Gist Brigade W.H.T. Walker’s Division .
9-63 Chickamauga*.Col. Clement Stevens/W Gist BrigadeW.H.T. Walker’s DivisionD.H. Hill’s Corps
. . . Lt. Col. Ellison Capers/W Col. P. H. Colquitt/KGeneral S.R. GistD.H. Hill’s Corps
. .. Major J.S. Jones/W Lt. Col Leroy Napier ..
. .. Capt. D.F. Hill...
11/25/63Missionary RidgeTennessee Campaign of 1863Capt. Thomas C. Morgan Gist Brigade Walker’s Division Longstreet's Corps/First Corps, Army of Tennessee
. .. .Col J. McCulloughGeneral S.R. Gist.
2/22-2/27-64 Dalton Atlanta Campaign Col. Ellison Capers Gist Brigade Walker’s DivisionFirst Corps
5/9-5/11-64 Calhoun Atlanta Campaign Col. Ellison Capers Gist Brigade Walker’s DivisionFirst Corps
5/13-5/16-64 Resaca Atlanta Campaign Col. Ellison Capers Gist Brigade Walker’s DivisionFirst Corps
5/19-5/22-64 Cass Station Atlanta Campaign Col. Ellison Capers Gist Brigade Walker’s DivisionFirst Corps
5/25-5/27-64 Dallas Atlanta Campaign Col. Ellison Capers Gist Brigade Walker’s DivisionFirst Corps
6/4-6/15-64 Pine Mountain Atlanta Campaign Col. Ellison Capers Gist Brigade Walker’s DivisionFirst Corps
6/15-7/1-64 Kennasaw Mt. Atlanta Campaign Col. Ellison Capers Gist Brigade Walker’s DivisionFirst Corps
7/4/64Smyrna Campground Atlanta Campaign . Gist Brigade W.H.T. Walker's Division First Corps
7/5-7/17-64Chattahoochee River Atlanta Campaign . Gist Brigade W.H.T. Walker's Division First Corps
7/20/64 Peachtree Creek Atlanta Campaign . .24th S.C. Detailed to Walthall’s Division.
. Decatur Atlanta Campaign Col. Ellsion Capers Gist Brigade Walker’s DivisionFirst Corps (Hardee's)
7/22/64 Atlanta Atlanta Campaign Col. Ellison Capers Gist Brigade Walker’s DivisionFirst Corps (Hardee's)
.. .. General S.R. Gist /WW.H.T. Walker/K.
.. . .Col. J. McCullough..
. . . ....
8/17/64 Atlanta Skimishing Atlanta CampaignLt. Col. J.S. JonesCol. J. McCullough/W, commanding Gist BrigadeCheatham's DivisionFirst Corps
8/17/64 Atlanta Skimishing Atlanta CampaignLt. Col J.S. JonesCol. Ellison Capers to command of Gist’s BrigadeCheatham's DivisionFirst Corps
8/31-9/1-64 Jonesborough Atlanta Campaign Lt. Col. J.S. Jones Gist Brigade Cheatham's DivisionFirst Corps (Hardee's)
.. . Major D.F. Hill/K.. .
9/2-9/6-64 Lovejoy Station Atlanta CampaignLt. Col. J.S. Jones Gist Brigade Cheatham's DivisionFirst Corps
11/30/64 Franklin Tennessee CampaignCol. Ellison Capers/W Gist BrigadeBrown's DivisionCheatham's Corps
...Lt. Col. J.S. Jones/KGeneral S.R. Gist/KGeneral John C. Brown/W.
...Capt. A.E. BowersCol. Ellison Capers/W.
....Captain Gillis (46 Ga.)Col. C.S. Hunt (Tn.).
12/15-12/16-64 Nashville Tennessee Campaign Capt. A.E. Bowers Gist Brigade Brown's DivisionCheatham's Corps
. Salisbury Defense of Carolinas Major B.B. Smith Gist Brigade ..
3/19/65 Bentonville Defense of Carolinas Major B.B. Smith Gist Brigade .Consolidated 16/24


Twenty Fourth South Carolina Infantry Gist BrigadeArmy of TennesseeCompany IRoster, Company I
Stoddard Family Letters Letters concerning the 14th, 3rd, 24th South CarolinaLaurens County ..


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