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Confederate Regiment

23rd South Carolina Infantry

Organized: Charleston, SC; mustered in 11/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Appomattox CH, VA 4/9/1865

 

Commanding Officers at Sharpsburg:
  Capt. S. A. Durham
  Lt. E. R. White

 

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


Unit history

Organized at Charleston, SC in November 1861. The Regiment fought at Malvern Hill and Second Manassas before embarking on the Maryland Campaign. They were severely damaged at Second Manassas: by the end of the battle (August 30, 1862), Col Benbow and Lt Col Roberts had been wounded. Major Whilden had been killed, and senior Captain Murden was wounded and captured. Command at that point devolved on Captain S.A. Durham of Company H.

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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 4 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
DLtWhite, Edwin R        We have some details for this person
HCaptDurham, S AWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
UnkPvtStubbs, J. Died   00/00     We have some details for this person
UnkPvtWise, J. T.Died   00/00     We have some details for this person

 

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