5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment
Surname A

ABLE, Asa Robert (18231864): 14/CPVT, Edgefield Dist. b. 21 Jul 1823, Lexington Dist., SC. Enlisted at McPhersonville, SC, 12 May 1862, age 39, and furnished a substitute (David ALEWINE). Later served in Co. F, SC Palmetto Sharpshooters. DOD (rubeola) in General Hospital, Huguenot Springs, VA, 19 Jul 1864. Buried at Convent Baptist Church, near Fairview Crossroads, SC. m. Eliza STEEDMAN, 21 Oct 1852. Brother of Carson ABLE.

ABLE, Carson (18301924): 14/C, 5/FPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 14 Sep 1830, Wagener, SC. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC., 18 Dec 1861, age 31. Detailed as company commissary. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 19 May 1865. Post-war. farmer in Lexington Co., SC. Applied for a Confederate pension at Steedman's, SC, 29 Sep 1919. d. 22 Mar 1924, and buried at Convent Baptist Church, near Fairview Crossroads, SC. m. Priscilla M. A. STEEDMAN, abt. 1857. Brother of Asa Robert ABLE.

(ACKERMAN, David S. (18411864): 5/CPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 1841, Colleton Dist., SC. Enlisted for state service in CPT Hugo G. Sheridan's Co. (Round O Guards), 9th SC Infantry, at Fenwick Island, SC, 15 Oct 1861. Subsequent to the disbanding of that unit, enlisted for Confederate service in 5/C at James Island, SC, 20 Dec 1863, age 22. DOD (typhoid fever) in Jackson Hospital No. 3, Richmond, VA, 23 Jun 1864.

(ACKERMAN, George Y. (18411863): 17/D, 5/CPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 1841, Colleton Dist., SC. Enlisted for state service in CPT Hugo G. Sheridan's Co. (Round O Guards), 9th SC Infantry, at Fenwick Island, SC, 15 Oct 1861. Following the disbanding of that unit, enlisted for Confederate service in 17/D at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 2 Apr 1862, age 20. DOD in hospital at Charleston, SC, 25 Nov 1863, and buried there in Magnolia Cemetery.

ACKERMAN, H. Grodus: 17/D, 5/CPVT, [Colleton Dist.]. Enlisted for state service in CPT Hugo G. Sheridan's Co. (Round O Guards), 9th SC Infantry, at Fenwick Island, SC, 15 Oct 1861. Following the disbanding of that unit, enlisted for Confederate service in 17/D at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 22 Apr 1862. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864.

ACKERMAN, James Alfred (18381913): 17/D, 5/CSGT, Colleton Dist. b. 19 Feb 1838, Colleton Dist., SC. Enlisted for state service in CPT Hugo G. Sheridan's Co. (Round O Guards), 9th SC Infantry, at Fenwick Island, SC, 15 Oct 1861. Following the disbanding of that unit, enlisted for Confederate service in 17/D at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 12 Mar 1862, age 23. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864. Post-war, farmer in Colleton Co., SC. Signed a pension affidavit for Annie E. MARVIN in Colleton Co., SC, 8 Apr 1911. d. 10 Oct 1913, Colleton Co., SC. m. Mary Ellen WILLIS.

ACKERMAN, John G.: 17/D, 5/CPVT, Colleton Dist. b. Mar 1836. b. abt. 1836. Residence: St. Bartholomew's Parish, Colleton Dist., SC; occupation: laborer. Enlisted for state service in CPT Hugo G. Sheridan's Co. (Round O Guards), 9th SC Infantry, at Fenwick Island, SC, 15 Oct 1861. Following the disbanding of that unit, enlisted for Confederate service in 17/D at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 29 Jun 1862, age 26. Trans. to Co. I, 1st SC Cavalry, in exchange with Thomas C. MOORE, 12 Oct 1863. Last reported as trans. to 2d SC Artillery, 4 Feb 1865. Farming in Colleton Co., SC, in 1900.

ACKERMAN, L. Andrew (18271898): 5/CPVT, Colleton Dist. b. abt. 1828. Enlisted for state service in CPT Hugo G. Sheridan's Co. (Round O Guards), 9th SC Infantry, at Fenwick Island, SC, 15 Oct 1861. Following the disbanding of that unit, enlisted for Confederate service in 5/C at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 1 Feb 1863, [age 35]. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Colleton Co., SC. d. 1898, and buried at Rehobeth Methodist Church near Cottageville, SC.

ADAMS, A. J.: 17/DPVT, [Colleton Dist.]. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 2 Apr 1862. No further record of service found.

ADAMS, James F.: 17/D, 5/CPVT, [Colleton Dist.]. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 28 Oct 1862. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864.

(ADAMS, John G.: 17/DPVT; 5/CSGT; DBN/BSGT, [Colleton Dist.]. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 28 Jun 1862. Reported as CPL, 30 Jun 1863. WIA (gunshot in right forearm) at Trevilian Station, VA, 11 Jun 1864. Reported as SGT in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864.

(ADAMS, William W.: 17/D, 5/CSGT, [Colleton Dist.]. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 12 Mar 1862, and appt. SGT. WIA (slightly in leg) at Price's Farm, VA, 28 May 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864.

(ADDISON, Hampton B. (18361862): 14/CPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 21 Oct 1836. Residence: Lexington, SC. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 24. DOD at Charleston, SC, 26 Jan 1862, and buried at St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, Lexington, SC.

ADDISON, James Decatur, Jr.: 5/C DBN/BPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 1826, Colleton Dist., SC. Residence: Walterboro, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 24 Apr 1863, age 37. Last reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. m. Nancy Jane CAMPBELL, 1852. Brother of Robert Lawrence ADDISON.

ADDISON, Robert Lawrence (18281891): 5/CPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 14 Sep 1828, Colleton Dist., SC. Occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 14 Apr 1863, age 35. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. d. 13 Jul 1891. m. Julia Hazelton RHODE, 24 Jun 1852. Brother of James Decatur ADDISON, Jr.

ADDY, Robert J. (18331911): 14/CPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 23 Dec 1833, Lexington Dist., SC. 6' 0" tall, dark complexion, dark hair, grey eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Lexington, C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 28. Discharged for disability (stomach disease) at McPhersonville, SC, 1 May 1862. Post-war, farmer in Newton Co., MS. d. 13 Nov 1911, Decatur, MS, and buried there in Mount Zion Cemetery. m1. Frances Ellen CROUT, 10 Dec 1857; m2. Frances C. QUATTLEBAUM, 1871.

ADKINS, James Bruner (18351928): 17/B, 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 24 Jul 1834. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 12 Mar 1862, age 27. Discharged for disability, 19 Dec 1862. Reenlisted as conscript at James Island, SC, 23 Feb 1864. Trans. to Co. F, 2d SC Artillery, 20 Mar 1864. Deserted camp on 26 Apr 1864, and ordered back to 5/G, abt. 30 Apr 1864. Last reported absent sick in hospital at Richmond, VA, 31 Oct 1864. Post-war, farmer in Berkeley Co., SC. Retired and living with his son in Eutaw, SC, in 1910. Applied for a Confederate pension at Cross, Berkeley Co., SC, 18 Sep 1919, stating that his home was actually in Orangeburg Co. d. 19 May 1928, Orangeburg Co., SC.

ADKINS, Steve: 5/G, DBN/BPVT, Charleston Dist. Enlisted at James Island, SC, 1 Feb 1863, age 20. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, 1 Dec 1864.

AHRENS, ______: 17/A[PVT]. Name appears in company duty rosters for the period 21 Mar18 Sep 1862, but no other record of service found.

AIRS, John H.: 5/DPVT, Orangeburg Dist. 5' 8" tall, light complexion, light hair, blue eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 24 Apr 1863, age 58, as substitute for John W. WHETSEL. Last reported on 31 Dec 1864, as absent sick in hospital at Summerville, SC, since 17 Apr 1864. d. bef. 1897.

ALBERGOTTI, John Schmidt (18421897): 17/APVT, Charleston Dist. b. 7 Oct 1842, Charleston, SC. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 19. Previously served in Palmer's Co., 1st (Branch's) SC Militia Rifles. Discharged for disability, 27 Dec 1862. Post-war, merchant in Orangeburg, SC, and also served as mayor and city treasurer. d. 14 Sep 1897. m. Sarah Amelia MOSS, 18 Feb 1873. Brother of Washington McAlpin ALBERGOTTI, and brother-in-law of Thedodore Alexander JEFFORDS.

(ALBERGOTTI, Washington McAlpin (18291865): 17/A, 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 13 Nov 1829, Charleston, SC. 5' 7" tall, light complexion, light hair, grey eyes, occupation: clerk. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 33. DOD at Columbia, SC, 26 Feb 1865, and buried at Trinity Church, Charleston, SC. m. Susan Caldwell MURRELL, abt. 1856. Brother of John Schmidt ALBERGOTTI, and brother-in-law of Thedodore Alexander JEFFORDS.

ALEWINE, David: 14/C, 5/FPVT, Lexington Dist. Enlisted at McPhersonville, SC, 12 May 1862, [age 41], as substitute for Asa Robert ABLE. Discharged for disability, 10 Aug 1864. Farming at Gilbert Hollow, Lexington Co., SC, in 1880.

ALFORD, Bryan W.: SJMR, 5/EPVT, Georgetown Dist. Enlisted at Santee, SC, 17 Mar 1862. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864.

(ALFORD, Henry H.: SJMR, 5/EPVT, Georgetown Dist. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 1 May 1862. WIA (slightly, in foot) at Drewry's Bluff, VA, 16 May 1864. Granted a 30-day medical furlough at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, 2 Jul 1864. Last reported absent on sick furlough, 31 Oct 1864.

ALFORD, Samuel N.: SJMR, 5/E, DBN/BPVT, Georgetown Dist. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 17 Mar 1862, age 21. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Farming at Black River, Georgetown Co., SC, in 1880.

ALLEN, John: 5/KPVT, Union Dist. Enlisted at Columbia, SC, 23 Dec 1863. Last reported AWOL, 25 Oct 1864. d. bef. 1897.

(ALTMAN, John W. (1844?1862): SJMRPVT, Georgetown Dist. b. abt. 1844. Residence: Prince George Parish, Georgetown Dist., SC. Enlisted at Santee, SC, 17 Mar 1862, age 18. d. 12 Nov 1862, Andersonville, SC.

ANDERSON, E. M.: 14/APVT, [Sumter Dist.]. Listed on muster roll, dated 2 Jan 1862, but no further record of service in company found. Appears to have instead joined Co. H, 3d SC Cavalry, at Camp Gaddis, SC, 12 Mar 1862. Last reported present in that unit, 31 Dec 1864.

((ANDERSON, James (1825?1864): SJMR B2LT, 5/E2LT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1825. Residence: Christ Church Parish, Charleston Dist., SC. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 29 Nov 1861, age 36. Appt. B2LT, 1 May 1862. Appt. 2LT, 7 Oct 1863. WIA (gunshot in leg) at Cold Harbor, VA, 30 May 1864. DOD (typhoid fever) while recuperating at home, 18 Aug 1864.

ANDERSON, J. F.: 5/KPVT, Spartanburg Dist. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 6 Mar 1863, and furnished a substitute (James FORTENBERRY).

ANDERSON, John James (18461906): SJMR, 5/EPVT, Georgetown Dist. b. 1846, Sampit, SC. Residence: Sampit, SC. Enlisted at Mount Pleasant, SC, 8 Jun 1862, [age 16]. Trans. to Co. O, 20th SC Infantry, 1 Aug 1863. d. 1906, and buried at Sampit Methodist Church, Georgetown Co., SC.

ANDERSON, Joseph G.: SJMR, 5/EPVT. [Charleston Dist.]. b. abt. 1842. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 22 Mar 1862, age 20. Trans. to Co. O, 20th SC Infantry, 1 Aug 1863. Last reported present, 29 Feb 1864.

ANDERSON, W. H.: 5/HPVT. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Nov 1863. Last reported on 31 Aug 1864, as assigned by Medical Examining Board to light duty in Columbia, SC.

ANTLEY, Daniel Dantzler (18241902): 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 5 May 1824, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 15 Feb 1863, age 38. Detailed as hospital nurse. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," surrendered at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr 1865. d. 16 Feb 1902, and buried at Canaan Baptist Church, Orangeburg Co., SC. m. Emma C. AYERS, 1860. Brother of Jacob William ANTLEY.

ANTLEY, Jacob William (18321906): 5/IPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 29 Aug 1832, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Enlisted at Adams Run, SC, 16 Jun 1864, age 31. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864. d. 24 Jan 1906, and buried at Canaan Baptist Church, Orangeburg Co., SC. m. Mary Ann KITTRELL; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Cope, SC, 18 Apr 1919. Brother of Daniel Dantzler ANTLEY.

APPLEBY, Felix Vivian (18451911): 5/DPVT, Colleton Dist. b. Jun 1845. Residence: St. George, SC. 5' 7" tall, light complexion, light hair, blue eyes, occupation: student. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 7 Aug 1863, age 18. Previously served in Co. C, 24th SC Infantry. Appt. cadet in SCMA (Citadel), 1 Jan 1864. Post-war, cotton buyer and merchant in St. George, SC. d. 21 Oct 1911.

ARANT (ARRANT), Allen Albert (18331922): 14/B, 5/A, DBN/BPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 24 Apr 1833. Enlisted at Orangeurg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 26. Detached to Dismounted Bn., 19 Sep 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," surrendered [at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr] 1865. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. Applied for a Confederate pension at North, SC, 24 Sep 1919. d. 22 Aug 1922, and buried in Pen Branch Cemetery, near North, SC.

(ARANT (ARRANT), John W. (1843?1865): 14/B, 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 18. Capt. at Stoney Creek, VA, 1 Dec 1864. Sent to Point Lookout, MD, and DOD, 22 Feb 1865. Buried in Confederate cemetery, Point Lookout, MD.

ARNOLD, Richard: 1MM/JCPL, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1824. Residence: 219 Meeting St., Charleston, SC. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861, age 37, and appt. CPL. Discharged, 16 Feb 1862.

ARNOLD, William: HCC, 5/KPVT, Kentucky. b. abt. 1826. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 36. Appt. brigade farrier, 1864. Paroled at Chester, SC, 5 May 1865. Living in KY in 1897.

(ASCHIEN, Nicholas (18391918): SJMR, 5/EPVT, Charleston Dist. b. Jun 1839, Hanover, Germany; emigrated to U.S. in 1840. Enlisted at Mount Pleasant, SC, 14 Dec 1861, age 22. WIA (gunshot in right arm) at Chester Station, VA, 10 May 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Mount Pleasant, SC. d. 8 Oct 1918, Charleston Co., SC.

ASKEW, George Nathaniel (18381908): 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. May 1838, Barnwell Dist., SC. Residence: Blackville, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 18 Sep 1863, age 25. Trans. to Co. B, 2d SC Artillery, 16 Mar 1864. Surrendered and paroled at Augusta, GA, 19 May 1865. Post-war, Baptist minister in Blackville, SC. d. 19 Mar 1908. m. Mary E. WALKER.

ASTLE, John S.: 17/C, 5/IPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1840. 5' 51?2" tall, light complexion, brown hair, dark grey eyes. Residence: Charleston, SC. Enlisted 20 Mar 1862, Camp Gist, James Island, SC, age 22. Captured at Stoney Creek, VA, 1 Dec 1864. Sent to Point Lookout, MD, and released 22 Jun 1865. Carpenter in Savannah, GA in 1870.

ATTEBURY (ATTEBERRY, ATTERBURY), Daniel D. (1829?1870): 14/D, 5/I, DBN/BPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. abt. 1829, Barnwell Dist., SC. Residence: Blackville, SC. Enlisted at McPhersonville, SC, 13 May 1862, [age 33]. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Paroled at Augusta, GA., 20 May 1865. Post-war, carpenter in Barnwell Co., SC. d. Jan 1870, Blackville, SC. m. Mary M. HOLMAN.

ATTEBURY, J. W.: 5/IPVT, Orangeburg Dist. Listed in "Memory Rolls," but no other record of service found. Living in 1897.

AUSTIN, John W. (18251900): HCC, 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. Sep 1825. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 38. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Union Co., SC. d. 1900, and buried at Padgett's Creek Baptist Church, Cross Keys, SC. m. Eliza FANT, abt. 1853.

AUSTIN, Robert: 1MM/JPVT, 17/DVOL, Charleston Dist. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861, and discharged, 16 Feb 1862. Did not reenlist for Confederate service, but served several more months with the company as an independent volunteer. d. bef. 1897.

(AUSTIN, William Greene (18441910): HCC, 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. Jul 1844. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 18. WIA at Burgess' Mill, VA, 27 Oct 1864, resulting in the loss of right arm. Post-war, farmer in Chester Co., SC, and magistrate in Greenwood, SC. d. 22 Jan 1910, and buried in Methodist Cemetery, Greenwood, SC. Nancy Elizabeth AUSTIN of Greenwood, SC, applied for a Confederate widow's pension based on his service, date unknown.

AVERILL, Caleb Nichols (18151900): 1MM/JPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 16 Oct 1815, Plattsburg, NY. Residence: 10 Wragg Square, Charleston, SC; occupation: merchant. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861, age 46. Discharged, 1 Dec 1861. Post-war, shipping agent in Charleston, SC. d. 4 Jul 1900, Summerville, SC. m. Sarah H. SPRAGUE, 31 Dec 1838.

AXSON, John M.: 5/EPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1836. Residence: St. John's Berkeley Parish, Charleston Dist., SC; occupation: farm worker. Enlisted at Mount Pleasant, SC, 20 Nov 1863, age 27. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Jul 1863. Post-war, insurance agent in Charleston, SC. Brother of Robert K. AXSON.

AXSON, Robert K. (1832?1872): SJMR, 5/E, DBN/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1832. Residence: St. John's Berkeley Parish, Charleston Dist., SC; occupation: farm worker. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 5 Apr 1862, age 30. Detailed as bugler. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Reported detailed as regimental blacksmith, 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, blacksmith in Charleston, SC. d. 3 Nov 1872, Charleston, SC, and buried there in Magnolia Cemetery. Brother of John M. AXSON.

AYERS, John J. (18441924): 14/B, 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 24 Aug 1844. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 18. Detailed as teamster. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," surrendered [at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr] 1865. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. Applied for a Confederate pension at Orangeburg, SC, 25 Sep 1919. d. 17 Jul 1924, and buried at Zion Methodist Church, Orangeburg Co., SC. Mary Ann AYERS of Orangeburg, SC, applied for a Confederate widow's pension based on his service, 30 Jul 1925. 

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