Fifth (5th) Battalion

South Carolina State Troops

Senior Reserves

Brown, Thomas R., Lieutenant Colonel promoted to Colonel

  Lowman, J. T., Sergeant Major

  Roberson, Samuel J, Private

Battle Assignments:
  Carolinas Campaign (Feb thru April, 1865)

Organization, Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida

Organized with 6 companies in mid-1864. They were in the forces of General Joseph E. Johnston who surrendered at Durham Station, Orange County, NC on 26 April 1865.

Field Assignments
  Florence Stockade
  Chestnut's Brigade (Dec 1864 thru January 1865)

Company A - Captain William H. Miller - Richland District

Company B - Captain T. D. Gerald - Sumter District

Company C - Captain James P. Harrall - Chesterfield District

Company D - Captain John Thompson - Kershaw District

Company E - Captain James Small - Lancaster District

Company F - Captain William Francis Butler - Clarendon District

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Bil Brasington