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Confederate Regiment

17th South Carolina Infantry

Organized: Charleston, SC; mustered in 1862

 

Commanding Officer on the Sharpsburg Campaign:
  Col. F. W. McMaster

 

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


Unit history

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.

Statistics

Initial Strength: 141; Killed in Action (KIA): 11; Wounded (WIA): 49; Missing in Action (MIA): 20;
Losses, % of Initial Strength: 56.7%

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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

We have 49 individuals who were on the Maryland Campaign in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtBaskin, Joseph W.KIA   09/16     We have some details for this person
APvtThrailkill, Clifton KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
BPvtDye, Charles POW   09/14     We have some details for this person
BPvtJenkins, William J.KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
CPvtBowen, Richard MWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
CCorpBrown, J. L.WIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
CPvtClark, William KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CCorpGladden, Thomas C.KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
CPvtHartness, William ThomasWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
CSgtMoore, J. M.KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
CSgtMoore, Thomas J.KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
CLtMoore, William H.KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
CPvtPrice, Thomas J.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CPvtQueen, W. G.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CCorpSanders, Smith WIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
CPvtWarlick, William H.WIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
CPvtWisher, Jackson W.WIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
DPvtLathan, Samuel BostonWIA/POW   09/14     We have some details for this person
DPvtMcElduff, John KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
DPvtRatteree, Alexander MWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
DPvtWilson, Nicholas KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
EPvtBoyd, R. G. G.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtCarothers, William HarperWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
EPvtChambers, R. P.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
ECorpChoate, J. V.WIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
EPvtFaris, James MonroeKIA   09/16     We have some details for this person
EPvtFaris, Jesse IsaacWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
EPvtFaris, William JasperWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
EPvtFelts, H. J.KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
ECorpFinley, Robert WIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
EPvtGarrison, Thomas D.WIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
ECorpNelson, J. J.MWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
EPvtPatton, Robert FranklinKIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
EPvtTurner, George MiddletonWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
FPvtCavanagh, John P.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GPvtBass, H. EdmundKIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtBird, Cornelius KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtCollins, A. D.MWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
HPvtHutto, Benjamin R.WIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
HPvtMintz, William DraytonKIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
HPvtMyrick, J. M.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtRentz, Cornelius KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
HPvtSmoke, George W.KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
IPvtGilliam, Tignal KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
IPvtLucas, Harrison KIA   09/00     We have some details for this person
IPvtMcDow, H. JohnstonMWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
KPvtAsh, R. E.WIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
F&SColMcMaster, Fitz William        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
F&SMajMeans, Robert StarkWIA/POW   09/14     We have some details for this person

 

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