Confederate States of America. Army. South Carolina Infantry Regiment, 5th

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The regiment was one of the first organized in 1861. It entered state service in April 1861 and Confederate service in June 1861. The regiment served as part of the Army of Northern Virginia until it disbanded on april 13th, 1862. Colonel Micah Jenkins then organized the Palmetto Sharpshooters and most of the officers and men of the disbanded Fifth joined it.

From the description of Fifth Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers ledger, 1861-1894. (bulk 1861-1862) (Clemson University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 19909129

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referencedIn Lyle, Joseph Banks, 1829-1913. Joseph Banks Lyle papers, 1853 Nov.-1965 Sept. 27, (bulk, 1853-1923). University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Jenkins, Micah, 1835-1864. Micah Jenkins papers, 1854-1936. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Wingard, Simon P. Correspondence, 1841-1867. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Wylie, William. Letters, 1845-1863. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Confederate States of America. Army. South Carolina Infantry Regiment, 5th. Fifth Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers ledger, 1861-1894. (bulk 1861-1862) Clemson University Libraries, Robert Muldrow Cooper Library
referencedIn [Private Thomas Bobo of H Company, 5th South Carolina Infantry Regiment; H Company, 9th South Carolina Infantry Regiment; K Company,1st South Carolina Light Artillery Regiment in uniform and hat decorated with flowers] [graphic]. Library of Congress
referencedIn Pursley, Mary Frances Jane. Papers, 1854-1900. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Wylie, William. Letters, 1845-1863. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Packard, Leander L. L. L. Packard papers, 1860-1891. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Sanders family. Sanders family : papers, 1804-1979. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Coward, Asbury, 1835-1925. Asbury Coward papers, 1863 and ca. 1870. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
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associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army. Palmetto Sharpshooters. corporateBody
associatedWith Coward, Asbury, 1835-1925. person
associatedWith Jenkins, Micah, 1835-1864. person
associatedWith Lyle, Joseph Banks, 1829-1913. person
associatedWith Packard, Leander L. person
associatedWith Pursley, Mary Frances Jane. person
associatedWith Sanders family. family
associatedWith Stribling, J. H., fl. 1892-1894. person
associatedWith Wingard, Simon P. person
associatedWith Wylie, William. person
associatedWith Wylie, William. person
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United States
South Carolina
Confederate States of America
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Soldiers
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Active 1861

Active 1894

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