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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 on the Sharpsburg Campaign:
  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 16 individuals who were on the Maryland Campaign in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
DLtWhite, Edwin Ruthven        We have some details for this person
EPvtHays, J. D.MIA   09/17
EPvtLane, John OsbourneWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtTurner, Joel WIA   09/17
FPvtPannell, Israel K.KIA   09/14
GPvtMcEachern, John MWIA   09/14
GPvtMcKenzie, Robert H.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GPvtStubbs, John KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HCaptDurham, Solon AlexanderWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
HPvtPrice, S. S.KIA   09/14
IPvtBrewer, Washington AllenWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
IPvtLynum, H. J.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
IPvtWise, J. S.MWIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
IPvtWise, W. J.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
KPvtBaker, Cornelius MadisonKIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
KPvtWindham, Samuel L.WIA/POW   09/14     We have some details for this person

 

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