Third (3rd) Regiment
South Carolina State Troops
Junior Reserves (State Militia)

Commanding Officers
Goodwin ( Goodwyn ), Artemas Darby, Colonel, born 10 Dec 1827 in St. Mathews , died 10 Aug 1898. He was joined 9 Apr 1861 as a private and rose to the rank of Lientenat Colonel of the 2nd SC Infantry, until he retired 3 June 1863 for disability, as a result of wound received at Savage Station, VA. Before his election as colonel, he was captain of the "Bonham Guards," of Richland District, which became Co. K of this regiment.

Harrington, J. W., Lieutenant Colonel

McIver, J., Major

Field Assignments
  Chestnut's Brigade (Dec 1864 thru January 1865)

  Wright's Divison, Robertson's Brigade (January thru February 1865)

Cash, Ellerebe Boggan Crawford, Adjutant, previously Colonel of the 8th SC Infantry in 1861-1862, and Colonel of the 2nd SC Reserves in 1862.

Miller, J. S., QuarterMaster

Griffin, P. E., Surgeon

Blair, J. H., Assistant Surgeon

Gaillard, H. J., Sergeant Major

Briggs, R. R., QuarterMaster Sergeant

Gayden, H. T., Commissary Sergeant

Clarkson, Robert Heriot, Ordnance Sergeant, born in Charleston on 18 November 1830. He was 30 years old when he enlisted with Holcombes Legion, The Charleston Light Dragoons, before his service as Ordanance Sergeant for the 3rd State Troops Junior Reserves. He was married 7 April 1852 to Mary Charlotte Mayrant of Georgetown, He died at age 59 on 20 November 1889. Great Nephew - Ben Clarkson

Byer, S. M., Hospital Steward

Adams, James H., private from Company K, Colonel's Orderly

Company A - Captain McCleakin - District

Company B - Captain Croskey ( Caskney ) - District

Company C - Captain Kulton Carver - District

Company D - Captain Z. J. Drake - Marlboro District

Company E - Captain - District

Company F - Captain Daniel J. Avinger - Orangeburg District

Post War Report     Post War Recollections

Company G - Captain Edward E Evans - Darlington District

Company H - Captain Charles Broom - Fairfield District

Company I - Captain James Dixon Caskey - Lancaster District

Post War Newspaper Article

Company K - Captain Lawrence W. Taylor - Richland District

Call Up Newspaper Article

Captains who I can't match with their company:
Captain Bradley - Sumter District

Captain McKnight's - Kingstree

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