3rd South Carolina State Troops
Company K
Jun 1862 - Jan 1863
Greenville District

Briggs, Henry C., Captain
Smith, William S., 1st Lieutenant
Garvin, Green S., 3rd Lieutenant
Brewer, William M., 2nd Lieutenant

NonCommissioned Officers
Brewer, John S., 1st Sergeant
Hamilton, J. H., Sergeant
King, William T., Sergeant
McAdams, George, Sergeant
Siddall, John, Sergeant
Arnold, Reuben, Corporal
Lenhardt, Richard, Corporal
Meritt, A. O., Corporal
Smith, Joseph, Corporal
Gassaway, J. D., Corporal

Boggs, J. L.
Bowen, J. G.
Brackens, John
Brock, G. W.
Brock, W. O.
Childress ( Childers ), John Holland, born 1827, son of John and Catherine Cantrell Childress.
Childress ( Childers ), William Berry, born 22 Feb 1822 in Laurens District, SC and was married to Sarah Elizabeth Suggs. Also served in Co. H, 2nd SC Rifles and was discharged on April 29, 1862 because of rheumatism in his left knee and hip. He enlisted in Company K, on 25 Nov 1862 at Greenville, SC and was present but never paid. His records also list him as 6 ft. tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, and a farmer. He died on 8 July 1897, Dacusville, Pickens County, SC. Brother of John Holland Childress
Crayne, Jeptha
Davis, Thomas
Day, Bassel
Duncan, David
Durham, Allen
Ellison, Joel
Farmer, T. A.
Floyd, Z. B.
Gibson, Robert
Gossett, Pinckney
Hamby, Thomas
Harper, Henry
Hindman, Thomas
Hollingsworth, Benjamin
Hollingsworth, W. W.
Hunter, Aeneas
Jones, Stephen
Kennemore, Elias
Kennemore, Moses
Lark, Henry
Lathem, James F., born on 3 June 1828 in Pickens, son of James and Mary "Polly" Bowen Lathem, died on 25 Dec 1895 in Cross Plains, Pickens County is buried in the Lathem Family Cemetary.
Lathem, W. W.
Laurence, B. F.
Mann, Aaron
Martin, R. B.
Mauldin, A. M.
Mauldin, John
Mauldin, Vardry
Mc Adams, James
Mc Dow, G. W.
Merck, Bloomer, Born 12 Jan 1828, Pickens District, SC, and elisted 25 Nov 1862 Greenville, SC (90 days). Then enlisted 10 Feb 1863 Pocotaligo, SC in Co. C, 4th SC Cavalry. He was captured at Haws Shop, Va. May 28, 1864. He was held at Elmira, NY and released on June 30, 1865. He married Margaret Stone (11 Sept. 1828-1 Nov. 1867) then Sarah Jane Barrett (1830-1 Nov. 1874). He died 6 May 1905 and is buried Six Mile Baptist Church, Six Mile, Pickens Co., SC. Contact:
Merck, Joseph. born 6 April 1823, Pendleton District, SC (Pickens), enlisted 25 Nov 1862, Greenville, SC (90 days), married 1st to Susannah Chapman (1815-1 Sept. 1881) amd then to Sara Ann Blazer (13 Jan. 1845-22 July 1915), and died 22 Nov 1894, Ellenboro, NC. Contact:

Nally, Abram
Nally, J. W.
Nally, William
Norris, William
Owings, Melmouth
Parsons, J. C. C.
Phillips, W. W.
Pilgrim, Mitchel
Porter, S. J.
Prather, Henry
Robinson, J. 0.
Sizemore, Henry
Smith, J. A.
Smith, Tho
Smith, W. L.
Taylor, G. W.
Trainham, John
Tripp, Elias
Usary, J. W.
Welborne, James
Welbome, N. H.
Wickliffe, Isaac

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