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Battalion of State Cadets      
Company A
Stanford Camp - Private   
Camp, Stanford resided in York County, SC prior to the war. He enlisted on March 26, 1862. He was killed at the Battle of Gaines Mill, VA on June 27, 1862. Burial location in unknown. His widow Sarah Jane Camp filed for her widow's pension in South Carolina in May of 1889, and in 1901.
Contact Name:  Jeremie England
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Date Added:  4/14/2007
Company A
Edward Crayton Price - Private   
Edward C. Price enlisted in April 1861 at Yorkville, SC (Fl pension application) on a three month enlistment and then re-enlisted on 28 August 1861 for the duration of the war. He served with the 12th SC Infantry Regiment throughout the war until being captured at Southerland Station during the fall of Petersburg, VA on 3 April 1865 a week before the war ended. He was held as a POW at Hart's Island, NY until Jun 16, 1865 (POW record). His release record described him as being fair complected, light hair, blue eyes and being 5 ft. 10 in. tall.
Contact Name:  John Price
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Date Added:  9/5/2010
Company B
John Owen barnes - Private   
Killed at Spotsylvania, may 12, 1863
Contact Name:  ed barnes
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Date Added:  5/31/2007
Company B
John Hemphill Bigham - 2nd Lieutenant   
Lieut. John Hemphill Bigham was a son of James and Margaret [née Wylie] Bigham of Sharon, South Carolina. In 1861, John enlisted in Company B, South Carolina 12th Infantry Regiment, as a 1st Lieutenant.

Lieut. Bigham was wounded in the 2nd Battle of Manassas on 30th August 1862. After receiving his wound, by some means, he fell into the hands of the enemy, who kept him a day or two. He was then retaken by the Confederates and placed in a hospital in Warrenton, Virginia. A few days later, Lieut Bigham was attacked with erysipela, a sever bacterial skin infection and died on September 14th 1862, in his 26th year of his age.

Lieut. John Hemphill Bigham's remains were returned home to Sharon and was buried near his father in Sharon A.R.P. Churchyard cemetery. There is a memorial at Warrenton Cemetery in Warrenton, Virginia listing Lieut. Bigham and his fellow brothers in arms, who died after the battle at Manassas.
Contact Name:  G. M. Gaston
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Date Added:  7/10/2013
Company B
WILLIAM McILLWAIN FINLEY - Private   
Anyone who may be kin of Mr Finley or McIllwain in the York, SC area, I would like to communicate with.
Contact Name:  Robert Finley
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Contact Homepage:  WMF1862
Date Added:  5/21/2011
Company B
John Douglas Kell - Private   
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Contact Name:  Tom Kell
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Date Added:  6/15/2005
Company B
Eli B. Lockley - Private   
Pvt. Eli B. Lockley was in the 12th S.C. Inf. and during the battle of Second Manassas fell in with the 14th. Ga.Inf and was killed in action on august 29,1862.
Contact Name:  charles j. lockley-
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Date Added:  10/9/2012
Company C
Charles Powell-Alston Broom - Private   
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Contact Name:  Bill Broom
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Date Added:  5/22/2011
Company C
John Bunyan Broom - Private   
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Contact Name:  Bill Broom
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Date Added:  5/22/2011
Company C
Thomas Furman Broom - Private   
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Contact Name:  Bill Broom
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Date Added:  5/22/2011
Company C
J H True - Private   
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Contact Name:  Bill Broom
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Date Added:  5/22/2011
Company C
J M Vaughn - Private   
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Contact Name:  Bill Broom
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Date Added:  5/22/2011
Company C
M L Wooten - Private   
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Contact Name:  Bill Broom
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Date Added:  5/22/2011
Company D
Daniel Rabon - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jordan Kearney
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Date Added:  4/30/2008
Company E
Churchwell W. Gardner - 1st Sergeant   
Churchwell W. Gardner is buried in Laurelwood Cemetery, Rock Hill, SC.
Contact Name:  Marian Barton Elliott
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Date Added:  12/19/2010
Company E
David Williams Montgomery - Private   
My great, great grandfather, David W. Montgomery, was wounded on the last day of the Civil War at the Battle of Gettysburg. He lived to tell the story after convalesing at a hospital in Richard, Virginia, at which time he received a disability discharge.
Contact Name:  Karen Stafford
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Date Added:  3/23/2010
Company F
David Scott Douglass - Private   
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Contact Name:  Gregg Douglass
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Date Added:  1/28/2007
Company F
Robert Hayne Mcmeekin - Captain   
Great Grandson Hayne Mcmeekin
Contact Name:  Thomas H. Cooper
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Date Added:  4/12/2013
Company G
Anthony Ellenburg - Private   
Mustered in 1861 at Walhalla, SC.
Contact Name:  Chad Keith
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Date Added:  2/22/2012
Company G
Nathan Boone Lusk - Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  Ron Gray
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Date Added:  5/15/2016
Company G
Israel Merck - Private   
POW @ Pt. Lookout
Contact Name:  Aaron Smith
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Contact Homepage:  myspace.com/fatback8
Date Added:  6/24/2007
Company G
Joel Pitts - Private   
Pitts, Joel JR. enlisted in the 12th Inf. Co. G. on July 11, 1861 and was killed in the Battle at Sharpsburg on Sept. 17, 1862 in MD. Joel JR was 23 years old when he died.
In a letter written by PP Hall to his wife Lurany M. Hall on Sept. 24, 1862 rp, 'Virginia near Potomoc' this soldiers death was reported as follows. Joel Pitts killed- died on the battlefield”.
Joel brother,3rd Corporal William C. Pitts, was in same Co.
They were sons of Joel Pitts SR. of Pickens Co., SC
Contact Name:  Shirley (Pitts) Bennett
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Contact Homepage:  NONE
Date Added:  3/28/2007
Company G
William C. Pitts - 3rd Corporal   
3rd Corporal Pitts, William C. - Prisoner at Hart’s Island, NY April – July 1865-
He enlisted in 12th Inf. Co. G on July 11, 1861 in Pickens Dist. SC by Capt. AD Goillard for the duration of the war. Admitted to General Hosp. #8 (St. Charles Hosp). Richmond, VA. on Sept.1, 1862 with Tphoid Fever. Furloughed for 20 days, Sept.10, 1862. Promoted to 3rd Corporal Nov. 1, 1864. He was captured at Appomattox on April 3,1865 and sent to Harts Island. NY Harbor. He was received at prison on April 11, 1865 from City Point. Received from Capt. Sherman assigned to prison Company #34. Released on June 16, 1865 after signing the oath of allegiance to the U.S.
William C. was dark complexion, dark hair, grey eyes, height 5'10'. His brother,Joel Pitts JR., was also in the same Co.
They were the sons of Joel Pitts SR, of Pickens Co., SC
Contact Name:  Shirley (Pitts) Bennett
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Contact Homepage:  NONE
Date Added:  3/28/2007
Company I
John Lytle Barton - Private   
John L. Barton is buried in Westside Cemetery, Lancaster, SC with a Confederate stone erected in 2009.
Our UDC Albemarle Chapter #154 is the caretaker of the Confederate Cemetery at the University of Virginia and is working on a comprehensive database for the 1097 soldiers buried there.
Contact Name:  Marian Barton Elliott
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Date Added:  12/19/2010
Company I
William Marion Barton - Private   
William Marion Barton was killed at The Wilderness on 6 May 1864. I am trying to find where he is buried.
Contact Name:  Marian Barton Elliott
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Date Added:  12/19/2010
Company I
Ransom Pickens Plyler - Private   
Wounded at Spottslyvania Court House. Moved to Montgomery County , Arkansas and died and is buried in Nevada County , Arkansas .
Contact Name:  Adrian Hunter
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Date Added:  3/15/2008
Company K
Robert A. Cobb - Corporal   
Cobb, Robert A. enlisted in 1861 and he died on April 22, 1864 at Camp Point Lookout Prison in MD. at age 21. Robert A. is buried in the Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery, Point Lookout State Park, St. Mary's County, Maryland.
Robert was also listed as both Robert A. and R. A. Cobb in his Civil War records
He was also listed on both:
'Roll of The Dead: South Carolina Troops, Confederate Service' SC Dept. of Archives and History.
3865 Cobb Robert A. 12 K Corp. South Carolina - Listed on Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates monuments Point Lookout.
He was also listed on both:
'Roll of The Dead: South Carolina Troops, Confederate Service' SC Dept. of Archives and History.
3865 Cobb Robert A. 12 K Corp. South Carolina - Listed on Point Lookout Prison Camp For Confederates monuments Point Lookout.
Rovert A . parents were Ephraim and Louisa (Turner) Cobb of Pickens Co., SC
Contact Name:  Shirley (Pitts) Bennett
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Contact Homepage:  NONE
Date Added:  3/28/2007
Company K
John C. Cobb JR - Private   

Pvt. John C. Cobb JR. joined in 1862. One Record listed him dying while still in the war of a disease at Chickamauga, GA. on May 6, 1862 and another record listed him dying in the war in Richmond, VA. John C. JR died at the age of 21.
John C. JR along with his father, John C. SR and his cousin, Robert A. Cobb all joined the same Co. They were from Pickens Co., SC
Contact Name:  Shirley (Pitts) Bennett
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Contact Homepage:  NONE
Date Added:  3/28/2007
Company K
John C. Cobb SR. - 1st Lieutenant   
J. C. (John) Cobb Sr. joined the 12th SC Infantry Co. K. in 1861 and he resigned from the war on January 15, 1862.
His son, John C. JR and his Nephew, Robert A. Cobb, were also in the same Co.
John C. SR was the son of Robert Sr. and Ellender (Greer) Cobb of Pickens Co., SC
Contact Name:  Shirley (Pitts) Bennett
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Date Added:  3/28/2007
Company K
adam martin knecht - Sergeant   
enlisted 1861 at walhala, shot in right leg at fussells mill, leg amputated died 2 weeks later in richmond hospital buried at hollywood cemetary richmond, name was mispelled at time of death during burial was known as A.M. Knight, but was corrected by gr gr grandson Joe Knecht. SCV MC
Contact Name:  joe knecht
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Date Added:  7/31/2018
Company K
Alexander Nichols - Private   
Brother of James T. Nichols, Jr (my great-great grandfather)
Contact Name:  Wayne Nichols
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Date Added:  3/28/2014
Company K
James Thomas Nichols, Jr. - Private   
He was my great-great-grandfather.
Contact Name:  Wayne Nichols
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Date Added:  3/28/2014
Company L
Andrew J. Sullivan - Unknown   
Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
Andrew J. Sullivan, Co. L, 12th Reg’t., South Carolina. D. 06/19/1864. Soldiers Section U, Sect. 279.
Contact Name:  John C. Sullivan
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Contact Homepage:  www.sullivansirishamerica.blogspot.com
Date Added:  8/21/2010
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