Tentative Roster Of The Third Regiment,South Carolina Volunteers
Confederate States Provisional Army
EDITED BY A. S.SALLEY, Jr., Secretary of the Historical Commission of South Carolina
Printed for The Historical Commission of South Carolina
By The State Co.. Columbia. S. C., 1908
transcribed for South Carolina Genealogy Trails by D. Whitesell


To the survivors of the 3rd Regiment:
This inaccurate and incomplete roster of the 3rd Regiment is published in this tentative form for the purpose of getting corrections and additions made to it, so that it may then be revised for incorporation in a larger roster of the South Carolina troops in the service of the Confederate States. You are therefore earnestly requested to go over it carefully and add such facts and data as you can be absolutely certain of the correctness of, either from your personal knowledge or from the showing of contemporary records, and report such corrections or additions to the undersigned. (If you have any Confederate records in your custody the writer would be obliged for a loan of them.) You are particularly requested to give your FULL name and the exact date of your birth for insertion and the exact dates of death of such comrades as have died since the war. The exact date of your enlistment, surrender and parole is requested, and dates of any commissions, promotions or transfers you may have received.

The Confederate records in the keeping of the Historical Commission consist of rolls which have been compiled from memory by surviving members of the various companies or from incomplete contemporary records by indifferent and untrained clerks, Rivers's "Roll of Honor" of the Confederate dead from South Carolina and a few original records. With the exception of the latter these records have been copied by hand or printed several times and there are clerical errors and printer's errors both to contend with, so that the difficulty of presenting an accurate compilation is apparent.

If you learn of any of your comrades who have not received copies of this pamphlet notify the writer and each of them will be supplied with a copy.
A. S. SALLEY, JR., Secretary, Historical Commission of South Carolina, Columbia, S. C.



Some demographics about each company (provided by South Carolina Genealogy Trails)

Company A
Consist mostly of men from Laurens District; some from Greenville & Spartanburg District.

Company B
Consist mostly of men from Newberry District; some from Laurens & Spartanburg District.

Company C
Consist mostly of men from Newberry District and a few from Lexington & Edgefield District.

Company D
Consist  mostly of men from Spartanburg District & a few from Union District.

COMPANY E (QUITMAN RIFLES)
Consist mostly of men from Newberry District, some from Laurens & a few from Lexington District.

Company F

Company G

Company H

Company I

Company K



FIELD AND STAFF COLONELS.

Williams, James H [b. October 4,  1813], of Newberry District, appointed April 13, 1861; resigned May 16, 1862. [Died August 21, 1892].
Nance, James Drayton [born October 10, 1837], of Newberry District, elected at reorganization, May 16, 1862; wounded at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862; killed at the Wilderness May 6, 1864.
Rutherford, William Drayton [born September 21, 1837], of Newberry District, succeeded Nance May 6, 1864; killed at Strasburg October 13, 1864.
Maffett, Robert Clayton [born ], of Newberry District, succeeded Rutherford October 13, 1864; captured at 1864; died in prison at Fort Delaware April 26, 1865.

LIEUTENANT-COLONELS.

Foster, B B [b. 1817], of Spartanburg District, appointed April 13, 1861; resigned March 1, 1862. [Died June 9, 1897.]
Baxter, James M. [b. September 7, 1825], of Newberry District, succeeded Foster March 1, 1862; failed of reelection at reorganization May 16, 1862.    [Died February 5, 1881.]
Garlington,  B Conway, of Laurens District, elected at reorganization, May 16, 1862; killed at Savage Station June 29, 1862.
Rutherford, William Drayton [b. September 21, 1837], of Newberry District, succeeded Garlington June 29, 1862; wounded at Fredericksburg December 12, 1862; promoted colonel May 6, 1864.
Maffett, Robert Clayton, of Newberry District, succeeded Rutherford May 6, 1864; promoted colonel October 14, 1864.
Todd, Rutherford P, of Laurens District, succeeded Maffett October 14, 1864, and served to April 26, 1865.   [Died August 1886.]

MAJORS.


Baxter, James M, of Newberry District, appointed April 13, 1861; promoted lieutenant-colonel March 1, 1862.
Garlington, B Conway, of Laurens District, succeeded Baxter March 1, 1862; elected lieutenant-colonel, at reorganization May- 16, 1862.
Rutherford, William Drayton [b. September 21, 1837], of Newberry District, succeeded Garlington May 16, 1862; promoted lieutenant-colonel June 29, 1862.
Maffett, Robert Clayton, of Newberry District, succeeded Rutherford June 29, 1862; promoted lieutenant-colonel May 6, 1864.
Todd, Rutherford P, of Laurens District, succeeded Maffett May 6, 1864; promoted lieutenant-colonel October 14, 1864.
Nance, John K G, of Newberry District, succeeded Todd October 14, 1864, and served to April 26, 1865.

ADJUTANTS.

Rutherford, William Drayton [b. September 21, 1837], of Newberry District, appointed April 13, 1861; promoted major May 16, 1862.
Pope, Young John [b. April 10, 1841], of Newberry District, succeeded Rutherford May 16, 1862; wounded at Fredericksburg December 12, 1862,
Gettysburg (three wounds), July 1863, Chickamauga (severely), September 1863, and Berryville (shot through the mouth), 1864; surrendered at Greensboro April 26, 1865.

QUARTER-MASTERS.

McGowan,  John  G,  appointed April 13, 1861; resigned May 16, 1862.
Shell, George Washington [b. November 13, 1831], of Laurens District, appointed May 16, 1862, and served to April 26, 1865, surrendering at Greensboro April 26, 1865.

COMMISSARIES.

Hunt, J Hamilton, appointed April 13, 1861; resigned May 16, 1862.
Lowrance, Rufus N, appointed May 16, 1862, and served to April 26, 1865.

SURGEONS.

Ewart, David E, appointed April 13, 1861; resigned July 1, 1862.
Evans,   James,    [b.   September   12,   1831],   of   Marion   District, appointed October 1, 1862, and served to April 26, 1865.

ASSISTANT SURGEONS.

Dorroh, John F, appointed April 13, 1861; resigned August 1, 1862.
Drummond, M W; appointed from the ranks of Co. K.
Brown, Thomas C, of Newberry District, appointed from the ranks of Co. E 1863.

CHAPLJAN.

Mayfield, Rev.appointed 186-.

SERGEANT-MAJORS.

Williams, James W [b. ], appointed April 13, 1861; resigned May 16, 1862.
Simpson, Ossian A [b. entered at 20], appointed May 16, 1862; wounded at Savage Station June 29, 1862, and disabled; resigned July 1, 1862.
Garlington, John D;  killed at Savage Station June 29, 1862.
Hix, Edward M, of Laurens District.

COMMISSARY SERGEANT.


Vance, Samuel Farrow [b. December 13, 1829], of Laurens District.


Company A

Company B

Company C

Company D

COMPANY E (QUITMAN RIFLES)

Company F

Company G

Company H

Company I

Company K

Deaths of Soldiers from unknown counties

 


 COMPANY A.

CAPTAINS.
Garlington, B Conway [b. entered at 25],of Laurens District, appointed 1861; promoted to major March 1, 1862.
Hance, William Wood [b. entered at 21], of Laurens District, succeeded Garlington March 1, 1862; wounded at Fredericksburg  December 13, 1862;  died  at  Richmond January 6, 1863.
Richardson, Robert E [b. entered at 21], of Laurens District, succeeded Hance January 6,  1863; wounded at Chickamauga September  1863.

FIRST LIEUTENANTS.
Gunnels, G M, of Laurens District, appointed 1861; resigned 1861.
Arnold, John W [b. entered at 30],of Laurens District, resigned 1862.
Garlington, Henry, Laurens [b. entered at 21], elected at reorganization, May 16, 1862; killed at the battle of the Wilderness May  1864.
Hollingsworth, James [b. entered at 29], of Laurens District,  killed at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862.
Hudgens, William J [b. entered at 21], of Laurens District, appointed 1864; surrendered at 186-.

SECOND LIEUTENANTS.
Moseley, John W [b. entered at 25], of Laurens District, appointed 1861; resigned 1861.
Shell, George Washington [b. November 13, 1831], of Laurens District, appointed April 1861; promoted to quartermaster May 16, 1862.
Shell, Henry Drayton [b. entered at 20], of Laurens District; transferred to Medical Department 186-.

THIRD LIEUTENANTS.
Simpson, C A, of Laurens District; surrendered.
Fleming, R Franklin [b. entered at 20],of Laurens District, wounded at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862; surrendered at 186-.

FIRST SERGEANTS.
Simpson, Taliaferro N [b. entered at 21],of Anderson District, appointed 186; killed at Chickamauga September 20, 1863.
Robertson, Vandiver B [b. entered at 29], of Laurens District, appointed; surrendered at 186-.

SECOND SERGEANTS.
Wilson, Thomas J [b. entered at 20], of Laurens District, appointed 186; surrendered at 186-.
Teague, A Washington  [b. entered at 40],of Laurens District, transferred to Co.,  Regt.  of Cavalry,  S.  C.  V.,C. S. P. A.
Motte, Robert  P [b. entered at 20], of Laurens District,  wounded at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862.

THIRD SERGEANTS.
Garlington, John, Jr. [b. entered at 20], of Laurens District,  killed at Fredericksburg December 15, 1862.
McDowell, Newman J, killed at Chickamauga September, 1863.

FOURTH SERGEANTS.
Griffin,  William  Dunlap   [b. entered  at  20],  of Laurens District,  wounded at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862; died of his wounds December 21, 1862.

FIFTH SERGEANTS.
Jones, P C, of Laurens District,  wounded at South Mountain September, 1862; captured in Maryland.
Gunnels, W M [b. entered at 22].

CORPORALS.
Moseley, R Hillary  [b. entered at 22], of Laurens District,  wounded   at   Fredericksburg   December  13,  1862,  and Chickamauga September,  1863.
Sullivan, Warren P [b. entered at 21], of Laurens District,  died of disease at Charlottesville 186-.
Martin, R James [b. entered at 20], of Laurens District.
Hollingsworth, James [b. entered at 29], of Laurens District,  promoted to first lieutenant.
Richardson, Samuel F [b. entered at 18], of Laurens District,  died in prison at Point Lookout 186-.
West, Enoch [b. entered at 20], of Laurens District, appointed 186-; surrendered at 186-.
Atwood, John L [b. entered at 28], of Laurens District, transferred to Co., Regt. of Cavalry, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Richardson, W M, of District, appointed 1861; discharged 1861.

PRIVATES.
Adams, John S [b. entered at 18], of Laurens District,  wounded  at  Fredericksburg December 13, 1862.
Allison, William L, of Laurens District .
Allison, William Terry [b. entered at 20], of Laurens District,  died of disease at Centreville November, 1861.
Anderson, David  A [b. entered at  18], of Laurens  District,  promoted to non-commissioned staff .
Anderson, W J,  discharged or transferred   to   Co.,   Regt.   of   Cavalry,   S.   C.   V., C. S. P. A.
Anderson, W Y,  transferred to Co., Regt. of Cavalry, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Atwood, Washington M [b. entered at 19], of Laurens District, enlisted; wounded at Chickamauga September, 1863; discharged .
Ball, J S, transferred to Co., Regt. of Cavalry, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Ballew, Benjamin F, of Laurens District.
Ballew, Joseph B of Laurens District,   acted  as  drummer.
Bass, John, of Laurens District, wounded near Richmond, losing a leg.
Beard, William F [b. entered at 20], of Laurens District .
Beasly, B Henderson [b. entered at 19], of Laurens District,  transferred to Co., Regt. of Cavalry, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Black, William E [b. entered at 30], of Laurens District,  transferred to Co., Regt. of Cavalry, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Bolt, Hiram [b. entered at 32], of Laurens District,  transferred to Co. Regt. of Cavalry, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Bolt, John L, of Laurens District, died of disease at home July 19, 1862.
Bolt, Pinckney, of Laurens District, wounded at  Fredericksburg December 13, 1862.
Bolt, Thaddeus W [b. entered at 18], of Laurens District .
Bolt, William  T [b. entered at  27],  of Laurens District died at home of disease July 26, 1862.
Bradford, Walter A [b. entered at  18], of Lincoln County, Georgia, captured at Gettysburg July 1863, and died in prison at Point Lookout .
Bright, John M, of Spartanburg District, captured on North Anna River .
Calhoun, John William, enlisted ; killed at Sharpsburg September 17, 1862.
Campton, Lewis D, of Laurens District.
Cason, W B, of Laurens District, killed at ?.
Chappell, William T [b. entered at 26], of Laurens District,  wounded at Cedar Creek October 19, 1864; captured at ?, and imprisoned at Point Lookout until the close of the war.
Clark, J Q A,
Crary, J B,
Daniel, R, died of disease at Richmond January 1863.
Daniel, R, died of disease at Richmond January 1863.
Davenport, Thomas J [b. entered at 19], of Laurens District,  transferred to Co., Regt. of Cavalry, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Davis, John J [b. entered at 27], of Laurens District .
Day, John, of Laurens District, died at home of disease .
Day, Nathaniel T [b. entered at 26], of Laurens District, enlisted; killed at Knoxville 1863.
Donaldson, William M, of Laurens District, killed at Strasburg October 13, 1864. (Corporal?)
Donnom, J M,
Elmore, M L, of Laurens District,  killed at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862.
Evans, William, of Laurens District,  was in Virginia at close of service.
Felts, John A,  killed at  Fredericksburg December 13, 1862.
Finley, Calvin G, of Laurens District.
Finley, J Mattison, of Laurens District,  transferred to Co. Regt. of Cavalry, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Finley, John Robert, of Laurens District,  wounded at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862; captured at North Anna .   
[b. entered at 19], of Laurens District, enlisted ; transferred to Co., Regt. of Cavalry, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Fleming, John O C, of Laurens District,  wounded at Fredericksburg  December 13, 1862;  surrendered   at .
Franks, Charles M [b. entered at 27], of Laurens District,  wounded at Knoxville, losing an arm, 1863.
Franks, James W W [b. entered at 18], of Laurens District .
Franks, Nathaniel D [b.    entered at 23],of Laurens District,  discharged , and enlisted in the Navy.
Franks, Theophilus B [b. entered at 22],of Laurens District, wounded at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862, and Cedar Creek October 19, 1864.
Gait, R R,  killed at Sharpsburg September 17, 1862.
Garlington, Stobo D [b. entered at 22], of Laurens District .
Garrett, William H [b. entered at 35], of Laurens District .
Gary,  Duff  F, of Laurens  District, died of typhoid pneumonia at Columbia April 30, 1861.
Gary, Joseph D, of Laurens District.
Going, E B, killed at Sharpsburg September 17, 1862.
Going, William, of Laurens District,  killed in Maryland 1862.
Hall, James F [b. entered at 18], of Laurens District.
Ham, James E [b. entered at 36], of Spartanburg District.
Hance, Theodore Stanley, of Laurens District,  killed at Chickamauga September 20, 1863.
Harrison, James A [b. entered at 28], of Greenville District,  transferred to Co., Regt. of Art'y, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Harrison, Pinckney M [b. entered at 25],of Greenville District,  transferred to Co., Regt. of Art'y, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Hawkins, Joseph B [b. entered at 22], of Lincoln County, North Carolina, transferred , to a North Carolina regiment.
Hellams, David L [b. entered at 24], of Laurens District, transferred to Co., Regt. of Art'y, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Henderson, Lee A [b. entered at 25], of Laurens District,  transferred to Co., Regt. of Cavalry, S. C. V., C. S. P. A., 1864.
Henderson, Wade H [b. entered at 19], of Laurens District, transferred to Co.,  Regt. of Cavalry, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Hill, L C, of Laurens District.
Hill,  Nicholas, died, or killed (buried at Gettysburg and removed to Magnolia Cemetery May 10, 1871.
Hix, C Eugene, of Laurens District, killed at Fredericksburg December 13, 1864.
Hix, Edward M, of Laurens District, promoted to sergeant-major .
Hix, William Preston [b. entered at 24], of Laurens District, enlisted .
Hix, Willis, of Laurens District, wounded in Virginia .
Hudgens, John B, of Laurens District .
Hudgens, John H.
Hudgens, John M [b. entered at 21], of Laurens District,  wounded at   Fredericksburg   December   13,   1862 .
Hudgens, William H, of Laurens District,  wounded at Fredericksburg December  13, 1862;  killed at  Knoxville 1863.
Irby, Albert G, of Laurens District, transferred to Co.Regt. of Cavalry, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Irby, George M, of Laurens District, transferred to Co., Regt. of Cavalry, S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Jeannerrett, William, of Laurens District, died of disease in hospital at ?.
Jennings, A, of Spartanburg District, wounded at Spottsylvania May, 1864.
Jennings, R, of Spartanburg District.
Jones, Benjamin F [b. entered at 30], of Laurens District, transferred to Co. , 15th Regt., S. C. V., C. S. P. A.
Kirk, C E.
Lovelace, James H [b. entered at 31], of Laurens District .
McAbee, A, of Spartanburg District, wounded at Knoxville 1863.
McAbee, Leslie, of Spartanburg District, died of wounds in hospital at Richmond December 13, 1862.
McAbee, William, of Spartanburg District,killed at the Wilderness May 6, 1864.
McCollough, James L [b. entered at 19],of Greenville District.
McDowell, Baker, of Laurens District, wounded at Chickamauga September, 1863; discharged ?.
McDowell, J T B, transferred from Co. I .
McKnight, Hiram W [b. entered at 21], of Laurens District, killed at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862.
McLard, M P; killed at Chickamauga enlisted September 20, 1863.
Medlock, J T, 
Metts, John A, of Laurens District, transferred to Co. Regt.
Milam, John A [entered at 20] of Laurens District, discharged .
Milam, M F [b. entered at 21], of Laurens District, killed at Chickamauga September 1863.
Milam, William W [b. entered at 23], of Laurens District,  transferred to Co. 
Miller, Harry of Anderson District, killed at Cedar Creek October 19, 1864.
Miller, R C killed before Petersburg October 19, 1864.
Monroe, Wesley, of Laurens District, killed at Sharpsburg September, 1862.
Neal, S H
Nolan, John, of Spartanburg District.
Odell, L M
Oliver, Samuel A, of Laurens District, transferred to the Quarter-Master Department .
Parks, John M [b. entered at 18], of Laurens District, died of disease in hospital at Richmond September 15, 1862.
Pinson, Martin A [b. entered at 38], of Greenville District.
Pinson, Washington S [b. entered at 26],of Laurens District, promoted to surgeon .
Pinson, William V [b. entered at 18], of Greenville District.
Pope, D Y.
Ramage, J Frank .
Robertson, Abo  [b. entered at 21], of Laurens District, wounded at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862; died of his wounds August 26, 1863.
Robertson, Zebulon [b. entered at 21], of Laurens District .
Rodgers, William S [b. entered at 22], of Laurens District, wounded at   Fredericksburg   December 13, 1862;   transferred   to artillery .
Sharp, Amos A [b. entered at 17], of Laurens District,  accidentally killed 1862.
Shell, Franklin, of Laurens District,  killed at Strasburg October 13, 1864.
Simmons, Samuel P   [b. entered at 27], of Laurens District,  as regimental fifer .
Simpson, James L    [b. entered at 34], of Laurens District .
Simpson, Ossian A  [b. entered at 20], of Laurens District,  promoted to sergeant-major at reorganization, May 16, 1862.
Simpson, Joseph D [b. entered at 28], of Laurens District,  transferred to Medical Department .
Simpson, R Caspar [b. entered at 22], of Laurens District,  killed at Sharpsburg September 17, 1862.
Simpson, Richard Wright  [b. September 11,  1840], of Anderson District,  enlisted 1861;  discharged .
Smith, Patrick, of Laurens District, killed at Chickamauga September, 1863.
Speke, Samuel A   killed at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862.
Sullivan, John M  [b. entered at 22], of Laurens District, transferred to Co., Regt. of Cavalry .
Sullivan, Martin A [b. entered at 30], of Laurens District .
Sullivan, Warren P, of Laurens District,  promoted to corporal .
Teague, Martin M [b. entered at 29], of Laurens District,  transferred to Co., Regt. of Cavalry, .
Teague, Thomas J [b. entered at 27], of Laurens District,  transferred to the Medical Department .
Templeton, James L [b.  entered at 23],of Laurens District, wounded at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862; died of his wounds .
Templeton, Pulaski, of Laurens District.
Templeton, Samuel P [b. entered at 20],of Laurens District, lost on retreat from Knoxville 1863.
Templeton, William A [b. entered at 25],of Laurens District, transferred to Co., Regt of Cavalry .
Tobin, Thomas A [b. entered at 27], of Laurens District,  promoted to ordnance sergeant.
Todd, S F .
Tribble, John C C    [b. entered at 18], of Laurens District,  transferred to Co., Regt. of Cavalry .
Tribble, Milton Pyles [b. August 27, 1840], of Laurens District, enlisted April , 1861, and served to the reorganization, May 16, 1862.
Vance, Samuel Farrow [b. December 13, 1829], of Laurens District,enlisted 1861; promoted to commissary sergeant .
Vaughan, John [b. entered at 21], of Laurens District, enlisted ; killed by a train at Columbia June 12, 1861.
West, Joseph , of Laurens District, died of disease at Gettysburg .
West, Samuel W , of Laurens District,  captured at North Anna River  died in Federal prison at Point Lookout .
Willbanks, John S [b. entered at 23], of Spartanburg District, transferred to the sappers and miners .
Williams, John, of Laurens District, died of disearse at Laurens .
Williams, W. A., of Laurens District, transferred to Co. F.
Willis, E. Rowley, of Spartanburg District, killed at Bentonville March, 1865.
Wilson, J. M., of Laurens District, wounded at ? .
Winebrenner, George,
Woods, Harvey [entered at 27], of Laurens District, transferred to Co., Regt. of Cavalry .
Young, Martin J. [entered at 19], of Laurens District.
Young, Robert H. [entered at 19], of Laurens District; discharged 1862.

 
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