3rd Battalion of State Troops
Senior Reserves
Company E
Chester District

Officers
Hardin (Harden), John, Captain, Baton Rouge P.O. Age 45. Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Sealy, W. T., 1st Lieutenant, Paroled at Chester, SC, 5 May 1865. Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Jamison, Gardner, 2nd Lieutenant, Previously served in Co. L, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

West Jr., R. C., 2nd Lieutenant

NonCommissioned Officers
McDonald, D., 1st Sergeant, Transferred to Confederate service, 4 Nov 1864.

Withers, J. S., 1st Sergeant, Promoted 1Sgt, 4 Nov 1864. Reported absent on sick furlough, 31 Dec 1864.

Brown, James, Sergeant

Chalk, Earl, Sergeant, Previously served in Co. B, 6th SC Reserve Infantry.

Gaston, D. P., Sergeant, Previously served in Co. L, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Hardwick, J. B., Sergeant

Lowe, G. W., Corporal, Appointed Quartermaster Sereant, 4 Nov 1864. Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

DeGraffenreid, Thomas, Corporal, Previously served in Co. L, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

McNight, John, Corporal

Nickols ( Nickels ), Osmond, Corporal, Previously served in Co. C, 6th SC Reserve Infantry, and Co. L, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Roberts, Moses, Corporal, Promoted Corporal, 4 Nov 1864. Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Privates
Abernathy, Melton, Detailed at home.

Agnus, William, Reported on sick furlough, 31 Dec 1864.

Alexander, Robert Carson Morrison, Born 24 July 1815 at Mecklenburg County, NC. Reported for duty, 7 Oct 1864 after having served with Captain R. D. Senn as a guard of Union officer POW's at the Columbia Jail. Died 07 April 1892 at Chester, South Carolina. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery at Chester.

Banks, A. R., born 27 May 1847. Enlisted on 15 Sept 1864 and served until 26 Apr 1865; discharged at Chester on 1 June 1865

Barber, R. W., Reported for duty, 1 Oct 1864. Admitted to General Hospital No. 3, Greensboro, NC 4 Mar 1865.

Beam, Jesse, Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Bigham, T. G., Reported for duty, 2 Nov 1864. Previously served in Cos. A and L, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Blake, James Heath, born 14 Dec 1846, died 27 Jan 1932, buried Dresden Cemetery, Navarro County, Tx

Bolick, Cephus, Reported for duty on 7 Oct 1864. Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Boyd, G. W., Reported for duty, 19 Nov 1864.

Boyd, W. J. L., Had not reported for duty as of 31 Dec 1864.

Brown, N. J., Reported for duty, 12 Nov 1864

Bryant, J. C., Had not reported for duty as of 31 Dec 1864.

Caldwell, William, Reported for duty, 20 Nov 1864.

Cambbell, T. M.

Carter, W. E., Admitted to General Hospital No. 3, Greensboro, NC, 4 Mar 1865.

Carter, Z. E., Enlisted at Florence, SC, 28 Nov 1864.

Chalk, G. W., Admitted to General Hospital No. 3, Greensboro, NC 4 Mar 1865.

Chalk, John, Enlisted at Florence, SC, 2 Nov 1864.

Cheny, Gregg, Had not reported for duty as of 31 Dec 1864.

Clifton, Samuel, Enlisted at Florence, SC, 2 Nov 1864. Admitted to General Hospital No. 3, Greensboro, NC, 4 Mar 1865.

Colvin, Nicholas Jason, born November 6, 1847, died Dec 31, 1925 Chester Co, SC. Enlisted at Florence, SC, 3 Dec 1864.

Corder, W. M., Reported for duty, 13 Oct 1864.

Cornwell, J. C., Detailed as provost guard at Florence, SC.

Crosby, W. W., Enlisted at Florence, SC, 2 Nov 1864.

Darby, A. W.

Darby, Zadok, Reported for duty, 6 Oct 1864. Previously served in Co. B, 6th SC Reserve Infantry, and Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops

Davis, L., Admitted to General Hospital No. 3, Greensboro, NC, 4 Mar 1865.

Dickey, Jerome, Reported for duty, 27 Oct 1864. Previously served in Co. L, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Dunovant, A. Q., Had not reported for duty as of 31 Dec 1864. Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Dye, J.

Estes, T. B., Enlisted at Florence, SC, 2 Nov 1864.

Ferguson, J. D.

Furguson, S. R., Age 49. Detailed at home by Gen. Chesnut. born 26 Nov 1815; died 29 Apr 1907.

Ferguson, W. P., Age 46. Reported for duty, 12 Nov 1864. Previously served in Co. L, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops. born 19 Sep 1818; died 17 Jul 1889. Buried in Burnt Meeting House Cemetery, Chester Co., SC.

Gaston, Samuel, Enlisted at Florence, SC, 4 Nov 1864.

Gillmore, C. M., Had not reported for duty as of 31 Dec 1864. Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Gladden, J. C., Previously served in Co. C, 6th SC Reserve Infantry.

Graham, John A. He was born in Chester County in 1847 and died 1907. He later was a Q.M. Sgt in the 1st Regiment S.C. Vol. Inf. 1st Brig. 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, U.S.A. during the Spanish American War. His father, Thomas Milliken Graham who was born in 1823 and died 1912 also served in the C.S.A. as a Bonded Agent Q.M. Sgt. in Co. A 6th Regiment, S.C. Reserves (1862-1863, 90 days).

Grant, J. H. , Detailed. Previously served in Co. A, 6th SC Reserve Infantry, and Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Grant, L. H., Reported sick in hospital, 31 Dec 1864.

Grier, J. E., Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Hamilton, R. T.

Hefley, James Henry (J. H.), Age 17. Admitted to Foster USA General Hospital, New Bern, NC, 1 Apr 1865, and discharged 27 Apr 1865. Born 23 Sep 1846; died 12 Dec 1865. Buried in Burnt Meeting House Cemetery, Chester Co., SC. Son of James Madison Hefley and Rebecca Hamilton Hefley of Fishing Creek area

Hinkle, David, Detached at home by Gen. Chesnut. Previously served in Co. L, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Hudson, James

Hull, William, Acting battalion commissary. Died while home on furlough, 12 Nov 1864. Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Ingram, W. D., Reported for duty, 22 Oct 1864. Transferred to State Military Academy, 24 Dec 1864.

Jamison, R. N., Died in hospital at Florence, SC, 22 Nov 1864.

Jamison, W. C., Detached as post guard in Columbia, SC. He then appears to have been assigned to Company G, 18 South Carolina Infantry during the Reorg.

Kee, John

Kennedy, J. A.

Knox, W. D., Enlisted at Florence, SC, 27 Oct 1864.

Leard, A. A., Admitted to General Hospital No. 3, Greensboro, NC, 4 Mar 1865.

Leard, William A. (W. A.)

Leckie, James, Admitted to General Hospital No. 3, Greensboro, NC, 4 Mar 1865.

Lee, Jessie ( Jesse ), Enlisted at Florence, SC, 28 Nov 1864.

Lemon, W. W., Previously served in Co. D, 5th SC Reserve Infantry.

Letson, Robert

Love, J. M., Reported for duty, 14 Nov 1864. Admitted to General Hospital No. 3, Greensboro, NC, 4 Mar 1865. Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Love, T. M., Detailed as post guard in Columbia, SC.

Lucas, T. J.

Martin, John

Martin, John, Died at home on furlough, 8 Oct 1864. Previously served in Co. K, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Martin, S. P., Admitted to General Hospital No. 3, Greensboro, NC, 4 Apr 1865.

McArthur, J. M., Had not reported for duty as of 31 Dec 1864.

McFadden, E.

McNeel, L.

Minton, J. P., Reported for duty, 29 Oct 1864. Previously served in Co. C, 6th SC Reserve Infantry, and Co. L, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Moffit, D., Detached as post guard in Columbia, SC.

Moore, G. W.

Nail, Pinckston, Had not reported for duty as of 31 Dec 1864. Previously served in Co. A, 6th SC Reserve Infantry, and Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Neely, J. A., Detailed at home by order of Gen. Chesnut. Previously served in Co. L, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Orr, Robert, Reported for duty, 24 Nov 1864. Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Owens, Arch, Transferred to Confederate service, 21 Oct 1864.

Parish, J. M., Detached as post guard in Columbia, SC. Previously served in Co. A, 6th SC Reserve Infantry.

Poag, J. M., Admitted to General Hospital No. 3, Greensboro, NC, 4 Mar 1865.

Quigley, Willie

Quinton, W. E.

Revels, G. W., Detailed at home by order of Gen. Chesnut, and never reported in camp.

Roberts, Isaac, Previously served in Co. B, 6th SC Reserve Infantry, and Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Roberts, S. C.

Robinson, E. F., Detailed at home by order of Gen. Chesnut. Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Ross, Francis ( Frank ), Reported for duty, 12 Nov 1864. Previously served in Co. B, 6th SC Reserve Infantry, and Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Sexton, Jabers

Sexton, James, died of disease at General Hospital No. 7, Raleigh, NC, 25 Mar 1865. Buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, NC. <-- Charles Purser cpurser@nc.rr.com in Garner, NC -->

Simpson, N.

Sloan, Robert, Detached in Columbia, SC.

Stirling, W. D.

Stone, H. E., Reported for duty, 12 Nov 1864. Previously served in Co. L, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Tennant, John

Triplett, Thomas, Admitted to General Hospital No. 3, Greensboro, NC, 4 Mar 1865.

Varnadon, Samuel

Wages, James, Had not reported for duty as of 31 Dec 1864.

Walker, W. M., Detailed at home by Gen. Chesnut.

Wallace, Calvin, Admitted to General Hospital No. 3, Greensboro, NC, 4 Mar 1865. Previously served in Co. L, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Wilkins, J. J., Detached as provost guard at Florence, SC.

Wilks, Abner, Died in hospital at Florence, SC, 27 Oct 1864.

Wilks, H. H., Detached as provost guard at Florence, SC. Previously served in Co. A, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

Wise, Theodore R., Age 17. Enlisted at Florence, SC, 2 Nov 1864. DOD in hospital at Florence, SC, 26 Dec 1864.

Woods, Thomas Matthew, Enlisted at Florence, SC, 12 Nov 1864. Admitted to General Hospital No. 3, Greensboro, NC, 4 Mar 1865. Buried in Stevenson Family Burial Ground, Chester Co., SC.

Wylie, David, Transferred to Confederate service, 21 Oct 1864.

Wylie, Jonathan

Wylie, Jonathan, Detached as post guard in Columbia, SC. Previously served in Co. L, 5th SC Infantry, State Troops.

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