Thomas C BeckhamHome State: South Carolina
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th South Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was originally 1st Lieutenant, Company B, when the unit was organized at Charleston in the Spring of 1861. He was made Captain about the time of the Army reorganization in April 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was wounded at Chattanooga in November 1863. He was again briefly in command of the regiment at Spottsylvania in mid-May 1864, at the rank of Major.
College: Military College of South Carolina (The Citadel)
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