My paternal grandfather (John Samuel Brasington) entered active service in
defense of South Carolina as a 16 year old boy in the
of the available manpower (and boy power) in a last ditch effort. While
looking for data on John, I found his application to reside in The Confederate
Home, in Columbia. I was born and raised in Columbia and
remembered where the cemetery was. I surveyed the cemetery and added data from
the Application files at the SC Archives and published the
Expanded Confederate (SC) Cemetery
I became very interested in all of those units that no one else seems to
SC Reserves 61-64
since for the most part that did not participate in the Big Battles
I started to learn more about the
Carolinas Campaign of 1865.
One of my great grandfathers was killed at
3rd Lieutenant Marion Richard Hinson served in 2nd Regiment of SC Volunteers,
Company H, "The Lancaster Invincibles". I started looking for his final
resting place. I managed to come across the data. I include various
SC Confederate Patriots who are buried on Northern Soil.
and some cemteries, in and out of the state, where men who served with my ancestors rest. Most in Charleston but all
on Southern Soil.
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If you have any information about these troops or these units, please