1st Regiment of State Troops
Wed., 28 December 1864.
1st Regiment, S.C.M.
This Regiment, now stationed at Tullafinny Trestle, near Hardeeville, has been
organized by the election of the following gentlemen:
Jas. B. Griffin, Colonel
B. Z. Herndon, Lieutenant Colonel
S. P. Dike, Major.
Wed., 19 April 1865.
This efficient Regiment of the first class State Militia, under command of Col.
J. B. Griffin, has been disbanded. The other Regiments of the first class
militia have been disbanded, and the boys only are to be continued in service.
The older members of these Regiments, are very properly to remain at home, but
could not these men be withdrawn without materially affecting the existing
organizations? If so it could save no little annoyance to the younger members
of the different Regiments, whilst, in many instances, it would be a pleasure
to take them to serve under their present officers.
1st Regt. S.C. State Troops.
We have been pleased to see in our midst for the last week or so, Col. Griffin,
and many of his fine looking and merry boys. They have had a hard and rough
time journeying from the coast below Charleston to middle North Carolina, but
being hard as lightwood knots, they have returned home again unscathed.
Edgefield, South Carolina
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