5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment
Company F

This company was raised in Lexington District by Wesley F. Caughman, a local farmer. It was originally, Co. C, 2d, then 14th Battalion SC Cavalry

Company F 2nd/14th Bn 5th Cav  
Names Co. C Co. F Disposition
Caughman, Wesley F. CPT   Not reelected, May 1862. .
Caughman, Augustus H 1LT/CPT CPT  
Banks, Amos O. 1LT 1LT Retired, 24 Oct 1864.
Wingard, Job F. 2LT   Not reelected, May 1862.
Caughman, Patrick H. 2LT 2LT Captured, 21 Mar 1865

Record of Events.

Co. C, 2d/14th Battalion SC Cavalry

28 Dec 1861. Station: Camp Hampton, near Columbia, SC.

May & Jun 1862. Station: McPhersonville, SC.

Jul & Aug 1862. Station: McPhersonville, SC.

Sep & Oct 1862. Station: McPhersonville, SC.

This company was engaged in the fight at Old Pocotaligo on 22nd Oct. 62 in which Private H. E. Crim was wounded.

Nov & Dec 1862. Station: Pocotaligo, SC.

Co. F, 5th SC Cavalry

21 Jan 1863. Station: McPhersonville, SC.

Jan & Feb 1863. Station: Pocotaligo, SC.

Mar & Apr 1863. Station: McClellanville, SC

Changed station from Pocotaligo to McClellanville, Charleston Dist., by order of Genl. Beauregard. Arrived here Apr. 29, 1863

May & Jun 1863: Station: McClellanville, SC.

Jul & Aug 1863. Station: Dills Bluff, James Island, SC.

This Company was engaged in the fight on 16 Jul 1863 at Grimball's Landing (Secessionville) .
Company changed station from McClellanville, S.C., Aug. 2, 1863, to Dills Bluff, James Island, S.C., Aug. 6, 1863.

Sep & Oct 1863. Station: Camp Suber, James Island, SC.

Nov & Dec 1863. Station: Camp Suber, James Island, SC.

Jan & Feb 1864. Station: Camp Suber, James Island, SC.

1 May-31 Aug 1864. Station: Near Reams' Station, VA.

This Company was engaged in the fight on 24 May 1864 at Charles City C.H. (Wilson's Wharf/Kenner's Point), VA.

Sep & Oct 1864. Station: VA.

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