Sixth (6th) Battalion
South Carolina State Troops
Senior Reserves

Merriwether ( Merewether ), Robert, Major Profile

Battle Assignments:
  Carolinas Campaign (Feb thru April)
  Bentonville, N.C. (March 19 thru 21)

Organization, Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida

Organized with 5 companies in mid-1864. The 6th Battalion was later incorporated with the 7th South Carolina Infantry. On 9 April 1865, the remnants of the 7th were consolidated with the 15th South Carolina Infantry and part of Blanchardís SC Reserve and formed the New 7th SC Infantry. Part of consolidation at Smithfield, 9 April 1865

Field Assignments
  Charleston Stockade
  Florence Stockade
  Taliaferro's Brigade (Dec)
  Chestnut's Brigade (Dec thru Jan)
  Mercer's Brigade (Jan thru Feb)
  Hardee's Corps, Blanchard's Brigade  McLaw's Division  (Feb thru Apr)

Company A - Captain Samuel E. Moorer - Orangeburg District

Company B - Captain Nathaniel Harman - Lexington District

Company C - Captain Walter Quattlebaum - Lexington & Edgefield District

Company D - Captain Ira Cromley - Edgefield District

Company E - Captain Giles D. Mims - Edgefield District

Senior Reserves


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