1st Regiment State Troops - 1863


First (1st) Regiment
South Carolina State Troops
Aug 1863 - Feb 1864

Commanding Officers
Thomas B. Roberts, Colonel, born 1821. He was previously a captain 16th Regiment, Company A from Nov 1861 to June 1862 until reorganization for The War and 3rd SC Reserves Company B June 1862 until Jan 1863. He died in 1885, Greenville, SC and is buried in Springwood Cemetery in downtown Greenville

W. Ludlow Hodges, Lieutenant Colonel

William Elbert Welborn, Major. born 8 July 1817, Anderson, SC, married Harriett "Happy" Richardson (27 April 1820-4 Aug. 1892), died 8 May 1902, Pickens County, and is buried in Enon Baptist Church Cem., Pickens County. He was Captain 3rd South Carolina State Troops (Jun 1862 - Jan 1863, Company I). His tombstone he was a Colonel.  Contact:

Staff Officers
Bum, R. L., Adjutant
Gary, F. F., Surgeon

Staff NonCommissioned Officers
Goldsmith, William, QuarterMaster Sergeant
Hammett, H. P., Regimental QuarterMaster
Latimer, J. P., Assistant Surgeon
Smith, H. M., Comsy. Sergeant

Company A - Captain Thomas H. Russell - Anderson District

Company B - Captain Bennett C. Jones - District

Company C - Captain Benjamin Franklin Duncan - Anderson District

Company D - Captain Francis W. Burt - District

Company E - Captain Robert O. Tribble - Greenville District

Company F - Captain Robert C. Sharp - Abbeville District

Company G - Captain Moses Thomas Fowler - Laurens District

Company H - Captains Edward Powell & William A. Beacham - Greenville District

Company I - Captain John W. Hearst - District

Company K - Captain Samuel McKittrick - District

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