Civil War Regiments: Sixth Regiment

Roll of Company “B,” Sixth Regiment, Cavalry:

Lewis Jones, Captain; resigned 1863.
James J. Gregg, Captain; served to end of war; promoted from Second to First Lieutenant in 1862; to Captain 1863.
Z. W. Carwile, First Lieutenant; resigned 1862.
John M. Ward, First Lieutenant, served to end of war; promoted to Second Lieutenant 1862 from Second to First Lieutenant 1863.
John Bauskett, Second Lieutenant, Richland; served to end of war.
J. J. Bunch, Second Lieutenant; served to end of war.
Samuel G. Cothran, Sergeant, Abbeville; killed near Fayetteville, N. C, March, 1865.
W. H. Winn, Sergeant; killed near Columbia, S. C., 1865.
Andrew Giles, Sergeant; died of wounds near Richmond, Va., 1864; wounded near Travillian Station, Virginia.
Shelton Fox, Sergeant, Lexington; served to end of war; appointed Assistant Surgeon 1863;
J. L. Addison, Sergeant; served to end of war.
John Briggs, Sergeant; served to end of war; promoted from Corporal 1865.
Wm. C. Hart, Sergeant; served to end of war; promoted from Corporal 1865.
B. W. Hard, Sergeant; served to end of war; promoted from Corporal 1865.
James Ouattlebaum, Corporal; served to end of war.
M. W. Clark, Corporal; promoted from ranks 1864
Mark Crouch, Corporal; promoted from ranks 1864

Privates

John B. Abney, served through the war, died in 1865
Mat. Abney
C M. Adams, killed in a skirmish February, 1865
Pickens Adams
Geo. B. Addison, surrendered April, 1865
W. D. H. Allen, surrendered April 1865

Eldred N. Bartley, surrendered April, 1865
Richard M. Berry, wounded at Travillian Station, Virginia, served through war
Samuel Blackwell, died of disease in Virginia, 1864
A. F. Broadwater, served through war
Geo. W. Broadwater, wounded at Rock Fish Creek, served through war
Robert E. Broadwater, served through war
U. R. Brooks
Whitfield B. Brooks, killed in battle at Travillian Station, Virginia
Robert S. Brunson, served through war
N. L. Brunson, served through the war
James M. Briggs, died of disease in 1864 in Virginia
Wm. H. Briggs, served, through the war
C. M. Burkhalter, appointed Assistant Surgeon in 1864
William Busby, transferred in 1864 to another command, afterwards wounded
Edward Bush
Isaacs Bush, served through the war

Mike W. Clark
Wm. L. Claxton, killed in battle at Travillian Station, Virginia
Sam. Cochran, killed in battle at Rock Fish Creek, North Carolina
L. R. Cogburn, served through the war
Lafayette Cogburn, killed in a skirmish
Wm. B. Crane, discharged 1862
Geo. W. Crouch, served through the war
Watson E. Crouch, served through the war

J. Pickens Denny, served through the war
Henry W. Dobey, served through the war

John D. Eidson, served through the war
J. H. Ellis
Henry W. Eubanks, served through the war

Wm. R. Forrest, surrendered April, 1865
Jesse M. Fountaine, surrendered April, 1865
Adam Fulman, surrendered April, 1865
Archy Fundyburg, died of disease July, 1863
Watson Fundyburg, surrendered April, 1865

Benj. F. Glanton, surrendered April, 1865
Charles R. Glanton, died of disease at Richmond, Virginia, 1864
J. Wm. Glanton, surrendered April, 1865
Lewis Glanton, died of disease at home 1863
David M. Glover, surrendered April, 1865
John A. Green, surrendered April, 1865

Franklin Harris, surrendered April, 1865
John W. Harris, surrendered April, 1865
Jesse M. Hart, surrendered April, 1865
John Hatcher
Wm. Head, surrendered at Appomattox 1865, transferred May, 1864, to another command
B. O. Hernden, Marlboro, surrendered at Appomattox 1865, transferred May, 1864 to another command
James M. Holden, surrendered at Appomattox 1865
W. J. Holloway, surrendered April, 1865
Lewis W. Holmes, surrendered April, 1865
E. Holsenbake, surrendered April, 1865
John Howard, surrendered April, 1865
Tillman S. Hudson M. Johnson, surrendered April, 1865

John F. Kenny, transferred May, 1864, to another command
Abram Kilcrease, surrendered April, 1865
Wm. E. Kilcrease, surrendered April, 1865
James Kimbrell, transferred May, 1864, to another command
Abner Kirkland, surrendered April, 1865
J. Felder Kirkland, surrendered April, 1865
Stanmore Kirkland, transferred May, 1864, to another command
David Kisick, surrendered April, 1865

Thomas Lanham, surrendered April, 1865
G. Lewis, surrendered April, 1865

L. W. Mays, died of disease at home 1864
Samuel E. Mays, wounded at Travillian Station 1864, discharged, leg amputated
Wm. H. Mays, wounded at Travillian Station 1864, discharged, leg amputated
Win. McManus, surrendered April, 1865
W. E. Middleton James Nappier, killed in battle at Hatcher’s Run
E. J. Miller, surrendered April, 1865
John Mitchell, transferred to another command May, 1864
Washington O. Morgan, surrendered April, 1865
Charles R. Montague, surrendered April, 1865
John H. Moss, killed in battle at Travillian Station June, 1864 Matt. Moss, killed in battle at Travillian Station June, 1864
M. Robert Munalu, surrendered April, 1865
David Myers, surrendered April, 1865
J. Wiley Myers, killed in battle at Travillian Station June, 1864

Frank Niernsee, age 14, surrendered April, 1865
John R. Niernsee, age 18, surrendered April, 1865

E. Padgett, killed in battle at Fayetteville, North Carolina
John N. Perry, surrendered April, 1865, transferred to another command 1864
Geo. T. Piper, wounded in Virginia 1864, surrendered April, 1865
David Plunkett, killed at Travillian Station in 1864
John B. Presley, surrendered April, 1865
L. C. Prater, transferred to another command

David Quarles, died of disease at Kilpatrick (Union) Camp
Wm. Quarles, surrendered April, 1865
Henry R. Quattlebaum P. Randall, died of disease in Virginia 1864, transferred to another command 1864

David Reynolds, died of disease in Virginia 1864, transferred to another command 1864
Reuben Richardson, transferred to another command 1864
Charles Roper, died of disease at home 1864
W. D. Rountree, surrendered April, 1865
George Rump, Colleton, surrendered April, 1865

Thomas Sego, died of disease in 1865
Jesse Scott, surrendered April, 1865, transferred to another command 1864
John Scott, surrendered April, 1865, transferred to another command 1864
John M. Scott, surrendered April, 1865, transferred to another command 1864
Milton Scott, surrendered April, 1865, transferred to another command 1864
E. G. Spradley, surrendered April, 1865, transferred to another command 1864
E. V. Steadman, Lexington, surrendered April, 1865

Wm. Timmerman, surrendered April, 1865, transferred to another command 1864
Geo. P. Trotter, surrendered April, 1865
Starling Turner, surrendered April, 1865
Wm. H. Turner, surrendered April, 1865
Sumpter Turner, surrendered April, 1865
Robert Turner, surrendered April, 1865, transferred to another command 1864

Thomas D. Villard, surrendered April, 1865

John P. Wages, surrendered April, 1865, transferred to another command in 1864
Calvil Watson, surrendered April, 1865
K. D. Watson, surrendered April, 1865
A. S. W. West, surrendered April, 1865
S. B. Whatley, died of disease at home 1864
A. G. Williams, surrendered April, 1865
Pressley M. Williams, surrendered April, 1865
Thomas R. Williams, died of disease at Petersburg September, 1864
Hezekiah Woods, surrendered April, 1865

Commissioned officers, 6; non-commissioned officers, 11; total, 17; privates, 124; total rank and file, 141. Killed in battle, 11; died of wounds, 2; died of disease, 11; died in Kilpatrick Union Camp, 1; total deaths, 25. Wounds not mortal, 5.

Losses killed in battle in this troop were rather heavier than usual with cavalry. I have observed that cavalry seldom suffers as much in battle as infantry.

Source: Chapman, John Abney; History of Edgefield County from the earliest settlement to 1897; Newberry, S.C.: E. H. Aull, 1897.

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