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Confederate Regiment

2nd South Carolina Cavalry

Mustered in on 22 August 1862

 

Commanding Officer on the Sharpsburg Campaign:
  Col. M. C. Butler

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Division - Stuart's Cavalry Division
  Brigade - Hampton's Brigade


Unit history

The regiment was formed in August 1862 by consolidation of the Cavalry Battalion of Hampton's South Carolina Legion with the 4th South Carolina Cavalry Battalion.

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #317: Stuart's Cavalry Division - 16 Sep, 9 PM to 19 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #318: Hampton's Brigade, Stuart's Cavalry Division - 17 Sep, 8 AM to 18 Sep, 9 PM

We have 7 individuals who were on the Maryland Campaign in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
BLtBroughton, Wilson W.MWIA   09/12     We have some details for this person
BPvtDelaney, Jesse R.WIA   09/00     We have some details for this person
BPvtHeape, Benjamin Samuel M.POW   09/12     We have some details for this person
CCorpBrown, Richard M.MWIA   09/12     We have some details for this person
CPvtPark, Edwin B.KIA   09/00     We have some details for this person
CPvtSloan, J. W.KIA   09/00     We have some details for this person
F&SColButler, Matthew Calbraith        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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