Civil War Regiments: Second Cavalry

Company I, Second Cavalry

Roll of Company “I,” Second Cavalry, prepared by Captain T. H. Clark, Trenton, Edgefield County, South Carolina: Names only of those men from Edgefield are here given, except officers:

M. C. Butler, Captain; promoted Colonel August, 1861, afterwards Brigadier-General.
J. J. Bunch, Captain; left after reorganization April, 1862.
T. H. Clark, Captain; wounded at Culpepper, Virginia; served through war.
Joseph Crafton, First Lieutenant; left after reorganization April, 1862.
P. M. Butler, First Lieutenant; wounded at Culpepper; served through war.
M. A. Markert, Second Lieutenant; served through the war.
James M. Lanham, Second Lieutenant from June, 1862, to January, 1862. Virginia; served from April, 1862, to surrender.
J. Munroe Wise, First Sergeant from August, 1861, to surrender.
John D. Reilly, Second Sergeant, Augusta, Georgia, dead.
Benj. F. Ouzts, Third Sergeant.
Samuel D. Adams, Fourth Sergeant; dead.
J. Marion Shirer, Fourth Sergeant, St. Matthew’s; Regimental Color Bearer.
Thos. L. Butler, Third Sergeant; killed at Gettysburg.
Andrew Anderson, Fourth Sergeant; discharged; furnished substitute.
C. W. Winn, Fourth Sergeant; wounded at Baconhall, Virginia.
F. P. Walker, Corporal.
Augustus W. Glover, Corporal.
T. N. Talbert, Corporal, Abbeville.
J. J. Eidson, Corporal.
M. H. Minis, Corporal.
Jabez Ryan, Corporal; died at Manassas of disease.
J. N. Griffin, Corporal.


W. J. Adams
George B. Addison
John F. Bates, died at Green Pond, South Carolina. Disease, detailed as Ordinance Sergeant
Andrew Bates, killed at John’s Island, South Carolina, July 5th, 1863
J. Wesley Barr, discharged 1862, (The originator of Barr’s legion)
D. C. Bullock
W. N. Burnett
Harrison Butler
O. N. Butler, transferred to M. C. Butler’s staff, dead
Sampson Butler, died at Martinsburg, Va., disease
Seth G. Butler
G. B. Blocker
Noses Bruce, killed in battle at John’s Island South Carolina, July 5th, 1864
James P. Bryan; Wm. H. Bolton, killed at John’s Island in battle
C. A. Cheatham, wounded at Catawba River, dead
Wm. H. Cogburn; Randall Croft, transferred 1862 to Sixth Regiment of Cavalry, dead
J. F. Cole, transferred to Quarter Master’s department, dead
John A. Crawford, dead
R. F. Coleman
Geo. M. Crafton, dead
Robt. J. Crafton
Thomas M. Crafton, killed at John’s Island, 5th July, 1864, in battle
Reuben P. DeLoach
Elijah Dorn
John B. Etheredge
Isaac Edwards
Joab Edwards, transferred 1863; Evans, Pennsylvania, enrolled on the march to Gettysburg and lost
James H. Eidson
Avery Franklin, transferred
E. B. Forrest
James M, Forrest
J. N. Fowler
N. L. Griffin, died of wounds at Poheck Church, Virginia
F. B. Griffin
John Goode, died of wounds at John’s Island
T. W. Glover, died of disease at Baconhall, Virginia
M. O. Glover, dead
C. B. Glover, transferred
P. B. Hanson, died at home
A. G. Hackett, Douglas Holloway, died of disease at home
Laurence Harris
R. G. Fleming, Second Lieutenant, Richland, from January to April, 1862
John R. Tolbert. Second Lieutenant, Abbeville; wounded at Culpepper
Wade Hampton, Jr., promoted on General J. E. Johnston’s Staff, dead
Preston T. Hampton, promoted on General Wade Hampton’s Staff and killed
J. P. Hamilton
Greene Hamilton
Lewis E. Holmes
W. A. Hamlee
E. N. Henderson
T. J. Hibler
M. B. Johnson
John D. Johnson
M. W. Johnson
Jesse Jay
D. P. Lagrone, commissioned assistant Surgeon
John W. Lagrone, dead
Walter W. Lanham
John S. Lyon;
Joshua McKie, discharged in 1861
John W. Mays, killed in battle at John’s Island, July 5th, 1864
E. A. Mims
Abney Minis
R. F. Matthews
E. G. Morgan
D. F. McEwen
H. E. Mealing
James P. Moss, died of wounds received at Malvern Hill
E. V. Mobley
J. E. Nicholson, discharged
Serene Parkman
James G. Prim
James W. Quarles
James H. Ross
Samuel E. Roper
Hugh H. Scott
George W. Talbert, dead
James FT. Taylor, killed in battle at John’s Island
Mack Toney, N. D. Timmerman
T. W. Vaughan, died at home, sickness
M. B. Ward, transferred, dead
F. R. Warren
Total from Edgefield rank and file, 103; killed in battle, all at John’s Island, 7; died of wounds, 3; died of disease, 7; total, 17.

Total loss from Edgefield only one-sixth.

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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