Colonel Charles James Elford. He was the first colonel of the 16th Regiment, S.C.Volunteers and was not reelected at the reorganization in 1862. Also a baptist minister from Greenville County, he resigned his commission to serve as Mayor of Greenville.
Crittenden, Stephen Stephen, Lieutenant Colonel
Grice, Daniel, Major
Gaines, T. R., Chaplain
Goldsmith, William, QuarterMaster
Pettigrew, William, Surgeon
Elford, G. E., Adjutant
Staff NonCommission Officers
Goodlett, J. H., Ordinance Adjutant
Dickson, William, Hospital Steward
Duncan, A. S., QuarterMaster Adjutant
Long, R. D., Assistant Surgeon
Clark, D. H.
Gandy, S. B.
Logan, Dick, Colored Music.
Maysant, William, Colored Music.
Milner, M. C.
Rhodes, J. Q. S.
Smith, Henry M., Comsy.
Taylor, John, Colored Music.
Wallace, Joseph, Colored Music.
Company A - Captain John Charles - Greenville District
Company B - Captain Thomas B. Roberts - District
Company C - Captain W. R. Berry - District
Company D - Captain Davis W. Hodges - District
Company E - Captain William B. Green - Greenville District
Company F - Captain W. H. Goodlett - District
Company G - Captain Joel Farmer - District
Company H - Captain William M. Jones - District
Company I - Captain W. E. Welborn - District
Company K - Captain Henry C. Briggs - District
Many of these same men served together in The Sixteenth South Carolina, C.S.A., surrendering at Durham Station, 26 April 1865. The link will take you to a great site on this fine unit.
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