3rd South Carolina State Troops Company A Jun 1862 - Jan 1863 Greenville District Pickens side of District
Officers Charles, John, CaptainPearson, William, 1st Lieutenant Garrison, Charles J., 2nd Lieutenant Elrod, Jesse N., 3rd Lieutenant
NonCommissioned Officers Forester, Andrew, 1st SergenantGarrison, B. D., Sergeant Garrison, O. W., Sergeant Kellett, James, Sergeant Parkins, J. D., Sergeant Forester, William, Corporal Acker, P. N., Corporal Clark, E. B., Corporal Cox, James, Corporal Otts, Martin, Corporal Parris, Thomas H., Corporal
Privates Austin, W. M.Black, James Bramblett, Josiah Brown, Jackson Butler, Willis Caldwell, J. F. Cureton, G. W. Dalton, Smallwood Davis, Elijah Ferguson Jr., Thomas, born in 1816 in South Carolina, most likely in Greenville County, died 30 October 1893, buried side-by-side with his two wives at Enoree Baptist Church, Tigerville Road, Travelers Rest. He enlisted in Greenville on 25 November 1862 Forestor, John Fowler, Berry W. Fowler, H. H. Fowler, Pleasant G. Garrison, E. B. Garrison, John N. Granger, William Griffith, William Hamby, J. A. Hammett, J. R. Hitt, J. A. Howard, Thomas Hyde, G. W. Langa, William McMahan, W. M. Moon, James A. Olsen, Lars Pepper, Enoch S. Robertson, Solomon Rodgers, James R. Rumph, John Shuffield, William Smith, John A. Smith, Peter Smith, Wiley Smyer, John R., died in Denton County, Texas in the 1880's. Tombstone Spillers, Miles C., born in 1815 in North Carolina, married Mary Ann Dacus on 19 Dec 1843. He moved to Denton, Texas after The War, where he died after 1880. Thaxton, James Vaughan, John Wasson, William West, William J. Wilbanks, Harrison, born in Anderson District in 1815, he enlisted 24 November 1862 in Greenville. Wilbanks, John W., born October 1817 in Pendleton District, he enlisted 24 November 1862 in Greenville. Died in 1908.
Return to 3rd Regimental Unit Note:The company was in camp at Camp Goldsmith, Pocotaligo. Thomas enlisted for 90 days and according to the record, he was never paid. The enlistment officer was Captain Charles J. Elford, who was elect Colonel of the regiment..
Note:Many of these same men served together in The Sixteenth South Carolina, C.S.A. Company B, surrendering at Durham Station, 26 April 1865. The link will take you to a great site on this fine unit.