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Confederate Regiment

17th South Carolina Infantry

Organized: Charleston, SC; mustered in 1862
Commanding Officer:
  Col. F. W. McMaster
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: 141
  Killed in Action (KIA): 11
  Wounded (WIA): 49
  Missing in Action (MIA): 20
  Losses, % of Initial Strength: 56.7%

Maps Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #8a: Sykes' Regulars Begin Advance on Sharpsburg
   Detail Map #8b: Sykes' Regulars Near Sharpsburg
   Detail Map #11: Burnside Climbs Toward Sharpsburg

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
   Tablet #303: Longstreet's Command - 14 Sep, 9 PM to 15 Sep, 12 PM
   Tablet #312: Evans' Brigade, Longstreet's Command - 14 Sep, 9 PM to 16 Sep, 9 PM
   Tablet #313: Evans' Brigade, Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 4 PM
   Tablet #304: Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Longstreet's Command
  Brigade - Evans' (Independent) Brigade



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History of the Unit:
Organized at Charleston in early 1862. The first commander, Col J H Means, was killed in action at Second Manassas (8/30/1862). LCol McMaster assumed command, and led until his capture at Petersburg, VA, in August 1864.

We have 5 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
FPvtCavanaugh, J. P.Died   10/14
HPvtCollins, A. D.Died   10/02     We have some details for this person
IPvtConough, J. P.Died   00/00     We have some details for this person
F&SColMcMaster, Fitz William        We have a picture for this person
UnkPvtFarris, J. M.Died   00/00     We have some details for this person

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