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Second South Carolina Rifles
Moore's Rifles


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PLEASE NOTE ALL REGIMENTS NUMBERED ONE THROUGH TEN WERE DRAMATICALLY AFFECTED BY THE 1862 REORGANIZATION
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SECOND SOUTH CAROLINA RIFLES
Moore's Rifles
(ANDERSON'S, JENKINS, WALKER'S AND BRATTON'S BRIGADE)

(COLONELS AND COMMANDING OFFICERS)

COL. J.V. MOORE
Killed in Action Second Manassas

COL. THOMAS THOMSON
Resigned to serve in State Senate, 1863

COL. R.E. BOWEN
Wounded at Wauhatchie


LT. COLONELS: T.H. BOGGS, R.E. BOWEN, D.L. DONALD, J.S. MOORE, THOMAS THOMSON, R.A. THOMPSON

MAJORS: T.H. BOGGS, L.D. COX, S.P. DENDY, R.A. THOMPSON


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CoCaptainCountyNickname
ATHOMAS THOMPSON..
.H.S. KERR..
.Wm. C. WARDLAW..
.Wm. H. WHITE..
BR.A. THOMPSON..
.Wm. W. CLAYTON..
CS.P. DENDYOCONEE.
.O.M. DOYLE (SURGEON)..
.N.H. JENKINS..
DD.L. COXANDERSON.
.S.P. LANFORD..
ET.H. BOGGSPICKENS/ANDERSON/GREENVILLE.
.R.E. BOWEN..
.G.A. HENDRICKS..
FD.L. DONALDPICKENS/ANDERSON.
.J.V. MOORE..
.J.A. MCDAVID..
GP.K. NORRISANDERSON.
.W.P. STRANGE..
HZ.C. PULLIAMPICKENS.
.I.H. PHILPOT..
I *WM. WHITEPICKENS.
.WM. WARDLAW..
KWARREN BOYD (1st Lt.)..
LELIAB M. BROWN..


* "I" is a mystery company appearing in some lists and not in others. Without more information, I would guess that the "I" was cursive and should be read "A" and that it was associated with the two Captains of "A" Company. However, it is only a guess.

For Additional Reading:
VANDIVER, L.A., History of Anderson County (Partial Rosters, Company F & G)
BELL, LOUISE: Rebels in Gray, Soldiers from Pickens District 1861-65, (Co. B,C,D,H,K)

U.D.C.:Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-65:
Individuals:
Bowen, W.T., Fourth South Carolina, Second S.C. Rifles, Vol. 6, page 272 (good)
Campbell, Life Sketch of Lewis Campbell, Vol. 9, page 547, U.D.C. (This appears to be the Lewis Campbell who served in Company F, Second South Carolina Rifles.)
Donald, D.L., Co F, Second SC Rifles, Vol. 5, page 490
Donald, David L., Second S.C. Rifles, Lt. Col., Vol. 6, page 33, UDC
Donald, Lt. Col. D.L. Donald Co. F Second Rifles, Vol. V, page 490
Donelly, S.T. Co. A, Second S.C. Rifles, Vol. 3, page 204
Grubbs, W.L. Grubbs, Second Rifles, Vol. 8, page 369, U.D.C.
Grubbs, W.L., Lt., Second S.C. Rifles, Vol. 2, page 502, 507
Lewis, J.B. Lewis, First S.C. Rifles, Second S.C. Rifles, Vol. 7, page 23, 27 U.D.C
Norris, Letter of P.K. Norris, Company G, Second S.C. Rifles, Vol 11, page 41
Riley, James O., Co. B, Second S.C. Rifles, Vol. 4, page 530
Riley, J.O., Co. B, Second S.C. Rifles, Vol. 3, page 28
Stribling, W.W., Company C, Second S.C. Rifles, Vol. 5, page 208
Stribling, W.W., Lt., Letters, Co. C, Second Rifles, Vol. 2, page 276-283
Stribling, W.W., Lt., Letters, Co. C, Second Rifles, Augusta Military Works, Letters from or to S.P. Dendy, Major, 2nd Rifles- 408 and J.W. Stribling (PSS, Co. B)– 430-437, Vol. 2, pages 358-454
Thompson, Robert A., Lt. Col, Moore’s Rifles, Vol. 4, page 18
Thompson, Col. Robert A Thompson, Second S.C. Rifles, Vol. 6, page 182, UDC
Rosters and Other:
Roster, Co C, Second S.C. Rifles, Vol. 2, page 562
Roster, Co E, Second S.C. Rifles, Vol. 2, page 556
Roster, Co F, Second S.C. Rifles, Vol. 2, page 551
Roster, Co F, Second S.C. Rifles, Vol. V, page 537
Roster, Co G, Second S.C. Rifles, Vol. V, page 538


Second S.C Rifles, Battles and Stations

DateBattle or CityLocationCommanding OfficerBrigadeDivisionCorps
5/62South Carolina Organized from extra units of First Rifles (Second Battalion Rifles) Col.J.V. Moore Anderson's Brigade Longstreet's Div Magruder's Corp
6/27/62Gaines Mill* With Jenkins Lt. Col. J.M. Steedman Anderson's Brigade Longstreet's Div Magruder's Corp
6/30/62 Frayser's Farm . Col.J.V. Moore Anderson's Brigade Longstreet's Div Magruder's Corp
8/29-8/30-62 Second Manassas Chinn House Col.J.V. Moore/K Jenkin's Brigade Kemper's Division Longstreet's Corps
9/14/62 Boonsboro . Lt. Col. Thomas Thomson Jenkin's Brigade Kemper's Divsion Longstreet's Corps
9/17/62 Sharpsburg Burnside Bridge Lt. Col. Thomas Thomson Jenkin's Brigade Jones Division Longstreet's Corps
12/13/62 Fredericksburg Mayre Heights Col. Thomas Thomson Jenkin's Brigade Pickett's Division Longstreet's Corps
4/10-5/3-63Suffolk, Va. (Detached Va./with Longstreet)Col. Thomas Thomson Jenkin's Brigade French's Division Longstreet's Corps
7/1-7/3-63 Gettysburg Detached Va.Col. Thomas Thomson Jenkin's Brigade Pickett's DivisionLongstreet's Corps
10/28-10/29-63 Wauhatchie . Col. R.E. Bowen/W Jenkins/Bratton’s BrigadeHood's Division Longstreet's Corps
11/12-63Knoxville . Col. R.E. Bowen Jenkins/Bratton’s BrigadeField's Division Longstreet's Corps
5/5-5/7-64 Wilderness . Col. R.E. Bowen Bratton’s Brigade Field's Division Longstreet's Corps
5/8-5/20-64 Spotsylvania . Col. R.E. Bowen Bratton's Brigade Field's Division First Corps
5/16/64 Drewery's Bluff .Col. R.E. Bowen Bratton's Brigade Field's Division First Corps
5/23-5/26-64North Anna . Col. R.E. Bowen Bratton’s BrigadeField's DivsionFirst Corps
6/03/64Cold Harbor.Col. R.E. Bowen Bratton's BrigadeField's DivisionFirst Corps
Aug-64 Petersburg . Col. R.E. Bowen Bratton's Brigade Field's Division First Corps
8/14/64 Fussell's Mill . Col. R.E. Bowen Bratton's Brigade Field's Division First Corps
9/28-9/30-64Ft. Harrison/New Market Road . Col. R.E. Bowen Bratton's Brigade Field's Division First Corps
10/7/64Darbytown . Col. R.E. Bowen Bratton's Brigade Field's Division First Corps
10/27/64Williamsburg Rd.. Col. R.E. Bowen Bratton's Brigade Field's Division First Corps
4/6/65 Farmville .Col. R.E. Bowen Bratton's Brigade Field's Division First Corps
4/9/65 Appomattox . Col. R.E. Bowen Bratton's Brigade Field's Division First Corps


* Only the Sixth and Palmetto Sharpshooters are with Jenkins at Gaines Mill.


Lt. A. Augustus "Gus" Dean,Second S.C. Rifles, Company GJenkins' BrigadeArmy of Northern VirginiaA spectacular account of the Second Rifles from the first shot to the long sad march home. Thanks to Beverly Peoples.
Second S.C. Rifles, Company G and HJenkins' BrigadeArmy of Northern VirginiaBeautiful letter speaking of the death of several members of the company in the fighting around Richmond in 1862Mention of eight members of unit. Thanks to Scott and the family.


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