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First (1st) Regiment
South Carolina State Troops
Junior Reserves (State Militia)
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Commanding Officers
Griffin, James Benjamin, Colonel, born 1825, died 1881, of Edgefield District. He was previously a lieutenant colonel in the Hampton Legion and the 5th SC Reserves of June 1863 thru Jan 1863.

Herndon, Benjamin Zachary, Colonel, born 15 Jun 1822, died 21 Apr 1886, buried Tabernacle Cemetery, near Cokesbury, Greenwood County, SC

Dike ( Dikis ), S. P., Major

Newspaper Articles

Staff:

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

Field Assignments:
  Chestnut's Brigade (Dec 1864 thru January 1865)
  Rhelt's Brigade (January thru February 1865)

Company A - Captain Thomas H. Russell - Oconee District

Company A - Captain David R. Anderson - Greenville & Spartanburg District

Company B - Captain John W. Bramlett ( Bramlee ) - Anderson District

Company C - Captain - District

Company D - Captain Hollingsworth - Pickens District

Company E - Captain - District

Company F - Captain Thomas - Abbeville District

Company G - Captain - District

Company H - Captain Thomas H. Hall - Anderson District

Company I - Captain Columbus L. Hollingsworth - Oconee District

Company - Captain R. S. Bruns - District

Company - Captain - District

Company - Captain Ligon - Laurens District

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