The American Revolution in South Carolina

 The Lieutenant Colonels
Lt. Colonel First Unit Served In As a Lt. Colonel From To Notes Battles/Skirmishes at This Rank
Agers, "Unknown" Charles Town District Regiment - 1780 Commandant of 2nd Batallion. Fort Moultrie, Siege of Charleston 1780.
Anderson, Glenn Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment 1780 1782 Under Col. Andrew Pickens at Battle of Cowpens. Cowpens.
Anderson, Robert Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment 1779 1781 Under Col. Andrew Pickens.  Promoted to Colonel in Jan. 1781 when Andrew Pickens commissioned as brigadier general. Kings Mountain, Cowpens.
Armstrong, William Berkeley County Regiment - - A Major and Lt. Colonel in Marion's Brigade after the Fall of Charleston, dates unknown. -
Baddeley, John Charles Town District Regiment 1780 1782 Promoted from Major.  After the Fall of Charleston, joined Marion's Brigade.  June of 1782, appointed as Commandant over Georgetown, but he resigned within a month. -
Barnwell, Edward Beaufort District Regiment 1780 1781 Promoted after escaping as POW.  Given command of Beaufort Regiment. -
Barnwell, Robert Beaufort District Regiment 1778 1780 A Lt. Col. under Col. Stephen Bull. Matthew's Plantation, Gibbes' Plantation, Siege of Charleston (POW)
Baxter, Jacob Upper Craven County Regiment - 1780 A Lt. Colonel and a Colonel. -
Baxter, John Upper Craven County Regiment 1781 1782 Promoted from Captain and Major, then to Lt. Col.  Black Lake
Beard, Jonas Lower District Regiment 1780 1783 Was a Colonel.  After the Fall of Charleson, a Lt. Colonel. -
Beeckman, Barnard SC 4th Regiment 1778 1779 Was a Captain and a Major. 10/25/1778, promoted to Lt. Colonel. Then Colonel when Col. Owen Roberts was killed at battle of Stono Ferry.  POW after Fall of Charleston. Charleston Neck, Stono Ferry
Benton, Lemuel Cheraws District Regiment 1780 1781 1780, a Lt. Colonel under Col. Abel Kolb, promoted to Colonel upon Kolb's death. One source asserts he was promoted from Major to Lt. Colonel on 4/1/1781. Great Savannah, Williamson's Bridge, Tearcoat Swamp, Halfway Swamp #1, Georgetown #6, Wiboo Swamp, Black River, Fort Watson #2, Hulin's Mill
Bond, George Paden Berkeley County Regiment 1775 1775 Under Col. Richard Singleton. -
Bourquin, John Baptiste Georgetown District Regiment 1780 - Became Lt. Colonel March of 1780 -
Bratton, William New Acquisition District Regiment 1779 1780 Promoted from Captain in 1779.  1779, elected Major and Lt. Colonel.  Resigned upon learning of the Fall of Charleston.  Richard Winn convinced him to return.  Severely wounded at Williamson's Plantation (7/12).   Took over the regiment after the battle of Cowpens. Mobley's Meetinghouse, Williamson's Plantation, Hanging Rock, Fishing Creek, Fish Dam Ford, Blackstocks
Brisben, Adam - - - A Lt. Colonel.  Nothing more known. -
Brown, John Fairfield Regiment 1780 1780 Promoted from Major In 1780 under Col. John Winn -
Brown, Joseph Fairfield Regiment 1779 1781 Major at battle of Monck's Corner.  1779-1781, a Lt. Colonel in militia. 1781, in Kershaw Regiment under Col. James Postell. -
Brown, William SC 6th Regiment - - A Major and a Lt. Colonel under Col. Thomas Sumter, dates unknown. -
Bruce, "Unknown" Orangeburgh District Regiment 1780 1780 Commandant of Orangeburgh District Regiment during 1780.  Killed in action.   -
Buford, William Hill's Regiment of Light Dragoons 1781 1782 Promoted from Major.  Under Col. William Hill. -
Bugg, "Unknown" - - - On Florida Expedition.  Nothing more known. -
Burton, Jacob - - - A Lt. Colonel in Marion's Brigade.  Unit and dates unknown. -
Cambray, Louis Antoine Jean Baptiste Continental Army 1780 1783 Engineers.  Lt. Colonel in Continental Army.  Full Colonel in Militia (?) Siege of Charleston 1780
Carson, "Unknown" New Acquisition District Regiment - - A Lt. Colonel.  Dates unknown. -
Casey, Levi Little River District Regiment 1780 1783 Was a Captain under Col. John Thomas, Jr.  A Lt. Colonel under Col. James Williams, Col. Joseph Hayes, Col. John Dillard. Siege of Ninety-Six 1781
Cattell, William SC 3rd Regiment 1778 1780 Transferred to SC 3rd Regiment during May 1776 as Major, promoted to Lt. Col.  POW at fall of Charleston Siege of Charleston 1780.
Crowe, "Unknown" SC 6th Regiment - - Dates unknown. -
Davis, William Upper Craven County Regiment 1780 1782 Promoted from Major. -
Dickson, Michael Little River District Regiment 1775 - Promoted to Major and Lt. Colonel. -
Elliott, Barnard SC 4th Regiment 1776 1778 Promoted to Major 11/14/1775, Promoted to Lt. Col. 9/16/1776.  Died 10/25/1778. -
Elliott, Samuel Colleton County Regiment 1775 1777 Under Col. Joseph Glover.  He died on 4/7/1777. -
Ellison, "Unknown" Fairfield Regiment - - Known to be a Major during 1778.  A Lt. Colonel by 1781. -
Ervin, Hugh SC 2nd Brigade of SC Troops 1780 1782 Marion's Second in Command of the new Brigade.  Promoted to Colonel in Jan 1781. -
Ervin, John Georgetown District Regiment - 1781 A Lt. Colonel under Col. Robert Herriott. In June 1781, a full Colonel in the Lower Craven County Regiment. Witherspoon's Plantation, Black River Bridge, Blakely's Plantation, Sampit Bridge #1.
Fain, "Unknown" Lower District Regiment - - A Lt. Colonel under Col. David Glynn, dates unknown. -
Farr, William Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment 1780 1782 An Adjutant, Major, and Lt. Colonel under Col. Andrew Pickens, Col. Thomas Brandon (2nd Spartan Regiment), and BG Thomas Sumter. Hanging Rock, Blackstocks, Cowpens, Siege of Ninety-Six 1781, Eutaw Springs.
Farrar, Thomas 2nd Spartan Regiment 1782 1782 From Union District.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel 1782. -
Floyd, "Unknown" Cheraws District Regiment 1782 1782 A Lt. Colonel in Marion's Brigade under Col. Lemuel Benton. -
Giles, King 1st Spartan Regiment 1780 - A Captain and a Lt. Colonel in Militia.  Died in service. -
Glynn, David Lower District Regiment 1779 1780 Private, Captain, Adjutant, Commissary, under Col. John Thomas, Jr.  A Lt. Colonel and Colonel of Lower District Regiment. -
Goodwin, Robert Camden District Regiment 1778 1780 Was a Captain. Promoted to Lt. Colonel 2/7/1778 under Brig. Gen. Andrew Williamson. Wounded at Fall of Charleston.  Afterwards, a Lt. Colonel in New Acquisition District Regiment. From what became the Richland District.  Siege of Charleston 1780.
Goodwin, William New Acquisition District Regiment - - A Lt. Colonel, dates unknown.  Known in 1779. -
Griffith, John Orangeburgh District Regiment 1781 - A Captain and a Lt. Colonel in Marion's Brigade.  Dates unknown. -
Griffith, Joseph Edward - - - A Lt. Colonel.  Nothing more known. -
Grimke, John Faucheraud SC 4th Regiment 1779 1780 Was a Major and Aide-de-Camp to Maj. Gen. Robert Howe 1777-1778. Promoted to Lt. Col. In SC 4th Regiment 6/20/1779. POW at Fall of Charleston. 1782, in Artillery, regiment unknown. Siege of Savannah, Siege of Charleston 1780.
Grissett, "Unknown" Orangeburgh District Regiment 1780 1781 A Lt. Colonel during 1780-1781. -
Hammond, LeRoy Ninety-Six District Regiment 1776 1778 Earlier a Captain, later a Colonel.  One reference also asserts he was a Major. -
Hammond, Samuel Hammond's Regiment of Light Dragoons 1780 1783 First in VA unit. 1779 moved to Edgefield District joined militia. Commissioned Captain 3/3/1779. Promoted to Major in 1780 and Lt. Colonel in 1781. Ended up as a full Colonel around mid-September of 1781 over a new regiment of Light Dragoons. Guilford Court House (NC), Siege of Ninety-Six 1781, Fort Grierson (GA), Siege of Augusta, Eutaw Springs, Dorchester.
Hampton, Edward Camden District Regiment 1780 1780 Promoted to Captain 1780 under Col. Thomas Taylor in the Camden District Regiment. Also a Captain in NC Militia.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel in 1780. While serving under BG Thomas Sumter, killed at Fair Forest Creek by "Bloody Bill" Cunningham in October 1780. From Rutherford County, NC, just across the State Line. -
Hampton, Henry Hampton's Regiment of Light Dragoons 1781 1782 Apr-Sep 1781 served under BG Thomas Sumter.  Then joined Marion's Brigade.  Gathered men primarily along the Broad River area. His regiment was considered to be State Troops. Blackstocks, Fishing Creek, Friday's Ferry, Orangeburgh #1, Four Holes Bridge, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Eutaw Springs
Hampton, Richard Orangeburgh District Regiment 1780 1782 A Captain and a Lt. Colonel of the Orangeburgh District Regiment. Vaudant's Old Field, Myddleton's Ambuscade, R. Hampton's Surprise
Hampton, Wade SC 1st Regiment of State Dragoons 1780 1781 Was a Captain in SC 1st Regiment and SC 6th Regiment.  Under BG Thomas Sumter, organized the SC 1st Regiment of State Dragoons in June/July 1780.  Promoted to Colonel in 1781. -
Harden, John Upper Granville County Regiment 1781 1782 Lt. Colonel under Col. William Harden. -
Harden, William Beaufort District Regiment 1779 1781 In 1779, a Lt. Colonel at Siege of Savannah.  1780, a Lt. Colonel commanding Upper Granville County Regiment.  1781, promoted to Colonel, attached to Marion's Brigade, to operate between Charleston and Savannah. Charleston Neck 1779.  Escaped capture at Fall of Charleston.  Wiggin's Hill.
Hawthorn, James New Acquisition District Regiment 1779 1781 1777 joined SC 6th Regiment as Lieutenant.  Promoted to Captain 2/22/1778.  Later a Major, Adjutant, and Lt. Colonel.  A Lt. Colonel under Col. Thomas Neel, Col. Andrew Neel, Col. William Bratton (New Acquisition District Regiment).  Also a Lt. Colonel in Hill's Regiment of Light Dragoons under Col. William Hill. Rocky Mount, Hanging Rock, Carey's Fort, Fishing Creek, Kings Mountain, Fish Dam Ford, Blackstocks, Rocky Creek, Fort Watson #1 (Wounded), Orangeburgh #1
Hayes, Joseph Little River District Regiment 1779 1781 Promoted to Lt. Colonel under Col. James Williams.  Took over after Kings Mountain when Col. Williams was killed.  Hanged by "Bloody Bill" Cunningham at Hayes' Station. Hanging Rock, Musgrove's Mill, Kings Mountain.
Hayne, Isaac Colleton County Regiment 1776 1778 Captain of Pon Pon Company 1775-1776.  Promoted to Lt. Col. In 1776 as commander of Colleton County Regiment. Promoted to Colonel in 1779.  POW at the Fall of Charleston, paroled.  Recaptured in 1781 and executed by British for allegedly violating his parole. Horse Shoe.
Heatley, Charles Orangeburgh District Regiment 1778 1780 Previously, a Lieutenant and Captain in SC 3rd Regiment.  aka Charles Hicksley. -
Henderson, John New Acquisition District Regiment 1781 1783 Promoted to Captain in October 1780 under BG Thomas Sumter.  Promoted to Lt. Col. In 1781.  Wounded at Eutaw Springs. Eutaw Springs.
Henderson, William SC 6th Regiment 1776 1781 Promoted to Lt. Colonel 9/16/1776. Feb. 11, 1780 transferred to SC 3rd Regiment. POW at Fall of Charleston, exchanged Nov 1780. Transferred to SC 1st Brigade of SC Troops 1/1/1781 under BG Thomas Sumter in New Acquisition District Regiment. Promoted to Colonel 9/30/1781. Promoted to Brigadier General 1782. Stono Ferry, Siege of Savannah, Siege of Charleston 1780, Siege of Ninety-Six 1781, Eutaw Springs.
Heyward, Daniel Colleton County Regiment - - Under Lt. Col. Isaac Hayne.  May have been a Lt. Colonel prior to fall of Charleston. -
Hill, Joseph New Acquisition District Regiment - - A Lt. Colonel under Col. William Bratton.  Dates unknown. -
Hill, William New Acquisition District Regiment 1778 1780 A Lt. Colonel under Col. Thomas Neel, Col. Samuel Watson.  Later, a Colonel. Williamson's Plantation
Hopkins, Daniel Fairfield Regiment 1778 - A Lt. Colonel under Col. John Winn during 1778.   -
Hopkins, David Fairfield Regiment 1780 1782 From Richland District. Under Capt. Robert Goodwin.  Promoted to Captain 1779. POW at the Fall of Charleston.  A Lt. Colonel in the Militia after the Fall of Charleston, most likely the Fairfield Regiment. Possibly also in Kershaw Regiment. Blackstocks
Horry, Daniel Craven County Regiment 1775 1779 Either late 1775, or June 1776, a Lt. Colonel under Col. Job Rothmaler. 1777-1779, a Lieutenant Colonel in the Georgetown District Regiment. Feb. 1779, a Colonel commanding the SC Light Dragoons. Breach Inlet Naval Battle
Horry, Hugh Berkeley County Regiment 1776 1780 1776, promoted to Lt. Colonel under Col. Joseph Maybank, then Col. James Skirving. At the Fall of Charleston, but not captured. Some sources assert he was in the Lower Craven County Regiment after the Fall of Charleston under Col. Hugh Giles. However, most other sources assert that he led Col. Archibald McDonald's Kingstree Regiment while McDonald was on parole after the Fall of Charleston. When McDonald was exchanged in early 1781, he rejoined Col. Richard Richardson, Jr., who was also exchanged at the same time as McDonald, and who took over the Berkeley County Regiment. Lt. Col. Hugh Horry was wounded at the battle of Eutaw Springs. Siege of Charleston 1780, Great Savannah, Blue Savannah, Black Mingo, Tearcoat Swamp, Halfway Swamp #1, Georgetown #6, Wiboo Swamp, Mount Hope Swamp, Witherspoon's Ferry, Fort Motte, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Eutaw Springs
Horry, Peter SC 5th Regiment 1780 1782 Promoted to Major 9/16/1776. Promoted to Lt. Colonel in Jan 1780 and Commander of SC 5th Regiment. Regiment disbanded in February 1780, he was sent home. After Fall of Charleston, went to NC with Marion in July 1780. In Col. Archibald McDonald's Kingstree Regiment 1780-1781 while McDonald was awaiting exchange. Feb. 16, 1781, ordered to create his own battalion of Light Horse units from five existing regiments - called Horry's Light Dragoons. Wounded at the battle of Eutaw Springs. Oct. 1781, Marion authorized to raise two new regiments of SC State Troops, Horry commanded the SC 4th Regiment of State Dragoons. In March of 1782, this unit was disbanded due to heavy losses at the battles of Wambaw Bridge and Tidyman's Plantation, and the few men left were transferred to Maham's SC 3rd Regiment of State Dragoons. Lt. Col. Peter Horry was given command of Georgetown, but he soon resigned for good and went home. Tearcoat Swamp, White's Plantation, Allston's Plantation, Halfway Swamp #1, Georgetown #4, Black River Ferry Road, Waccamaw Neck, Georgetown #6, Wiboo Swamp, Black River Bridge, Sampit Bridge #1, Sampit Bridge #2, Fort Watson #2, Fort Motte, Biggin's Creek Bridge, Wadboo Bridge #2, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Godfrey's Savannah, Parker's Ferry #2, Eutaw Springs, Tidyman's Plantation.
Huger, Francis Continental Army 1777 1778 Promoted to Lt. Colonel and Deputy QM General for Southern Department in September of 1777. Resigned in October of 1778. -
Huger, Isaac SC 1st Regiment 1775 1776 9/16/1776 promoted to Colonel/commander of SC 5th Regiment.  Promoted to Brigadier General 1/9/1779 in Continental Army. -
Huger, John Charles Town District Regiment 1779 1780 Earlier, a Captain. A Lt. Colonel within the 2nd Battalion. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Hunter, John Little River District Regiment - 1780 Before the Fall of Charleston, a Lt. Colonel in the Little River District Regiment.  After the Fall of Charleston, a Lt. Colonel under Col. Thomas Taylor (Camden District Regiment).  POW of Lord Rawdon at Camden during 1780. Eutaw Springs.
Jackson, John Cheraws District Regiment - - A Major and a Lt. Colonel under Col. Abel Kolb, dates unknown. -
James, John Kingstree Regiment 1781 1783 From Williamsburg District.  Major and Lt. Col. in Col. Archibald McDonald's Regiment 1780-1783. Eutaw Springs, Wambaw Bridge.
Kershaw, Eli Camden District Regiment 1779 1780 Resigned from SC 3rd Regiment 10/7/1777 as a Captain. In 1779, a Lt. Col. of Camden District Regiment. POW at Fall of Charleston. Died on a prison ship bound for Honduras in December of 1780. Siege of Charleston 1780, Crossroads/Beech Island (GA).
Kilgore, Benjamin 1st Spartan Regiment 1780 1781 A Lt. Colonel before the Fall of Charleston.  1781, served in Little River District Regiment.
Kimball, Frederick Kershaw Regiment 1781 1783 Was a Lieutenant, Captain, and Major. 6/22/1781, a Lt. Colonel under Col. John Marshall after Lt. Col. John Marshall was cashiered. Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Eutaw Springs.
Kirkland, Joseph Camden District Regiment - - A Captain and a Lt. Colonel.  Dates unknown.  Before the Fall of Charleston in Camden District Regiment and Fairfield Regiment.  After the Fall of Charleston in Kershaw Regiment. -
Kolb, Abel Charles Town District Regiment 1778 1780 From Marlboro District.  Was a Captain in Cheraws District Regiment.  Lt. Colonel within the 2nd Battalion.  POW at the Fall of Charleston.  Exchanged.  Later, a Colonel in Cheraws District Regiment.  One source shows him as Lt. Colonel in the Upper Craven County Regiment 1778-1779. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Lacey, Edward New Acquisition District Regiment 1779 1780 Promoted to Lt. Colonel under BG Richard Richardson, then became Colonel of Turkey Creek Regiment in June 1780.  His unit was also called the Chester Troops and the Chester District Militia by later historians. -
Ladson, James Colleton County Regiment 1779 1781 Was a Lieutenant, Captain and Major in the SC Continental Line. Lt. Colonel in Militia 1779-1781. Salkehatchie
Laurens, John Continental Army 1779 1782 1777 - Aide-de-Camp to Gen. George Washington.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel 3/29/1779.  POW at the Fall of Charleston.  1781, special envoy to France.  Returned to SC in 1782, and killed 8/27/1782 at Battle of Combahee Ferry. Siege of Charleston 1780, Combahee Ferry.
Leger, Peter - - - A Lt. Colonel.  Nothing more known. -
Lide, Robert Upper Craven County Regiment 1778 1782 From Cheraws District.  Was a Captain and a Major.  A Lt. Colonel during 1778. -
Lide, Thomas Cheraws District Regiment 1777 1779 From Marlboro District.  Was a Captain in the St. David's Parish Militia.  Lt. Colonel 2/5/1777 to 4/7/1779. -
Liles, Aramana Fairfield Regiment 1782 1782 Lt. Colonel under Col. Richard Winn. -
Lindsay, John 2nd Spartan Regiment 1781 1783 Lieutenant, Captain, and Lt. Colonel under Col. Thomas Brandon.  1781, a Lt. Colonel under Col. David Glynn (Lower District Regiment).  10/1/1781 to 1783, under Col. Philemon Waters (1st Spartan Regiment; mid 1782, in New Acquisition District Regiment). Long Canes
Lisle, James 1st Spartan Regiment 1778 1782 Captain and Lt. Colonel under Col. Edward Lacey and BG Thomas Sumter.  1780, in Turkey Creek Regiment.  One source asserts he was in the 1st Spartan Regiment in June 1780. Hanging Rock.
Lisle, John Sr. Upper Saluda Regiment 1775 1775 From Newberry District. First under Col. Thomas Fletchall - soon Fletchall was a Loyalist. Then, a Lt. Colonel in Spartan Regiment. Then, a Lt. Colonel under Col. John Thomas, Sr. in Spartan Regiment. Later a Lieutenant in SC 3rd Regiment.  1780, joined the British, then took his entire company back to Col. Thomas Neel (New Acquisition District Regiment). Snow Campaign, Cherokee Expedition 1776
Lloyd, Robert Cheraws District Regiment 1780 1782 In 1779, promoted to Major then to Lt. Colonel.  WRONG - Robert Lide. -
Lloyd, Thomas Upper Craven County Regiment 1779 1782 Under Col. George Hicks.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel 1779. -
Love, Andrew New Acquisition District Regiment 1779 - Lt. Colonel after Col. Thomas Neel's death. Possibly wounded at the battle of Kings Mountain. Found once, but cannot find again. Kings Mountain (possibly wounded), Stallion's Plantation
Lushington, Richard Charles Town District Regiment 1782 1782 Lt. Colonel Jul-Dec., 1782. July 1782, appointed as Commandant over Georgetown after Lt. Col. John Baddeley resigned. -
Maham, Hezekiah Maham's Light Dragoons 1781 1782 Refused commission in SC 6th Regiment in 1776, since he already had a company of militia. A Captain in SC 1st Regiment later in 1776. A Major in the SC 1st Regiment, resigned 11/8/1779. Major 1779-1780 under Col. Daniel Horry in SC Light Dragoons. A Major/Commandant under Marion in March of 1781 (Maham's Light Dragoons - militia). 6/22/1781, promoted to Lt. Colonel. In October 1781, Marion was authorized to established two new regiments of SC State Troops. Maham commanded the SC 3rd Regiment of State Dragoons. Captured by Loyalists at his own home in August of 1782, paroled, but effectively out for the rest of the war. Fair Lawn Plantation, Wappetaw Church.
Mallard, William Charles Town District Regiment 1775 - From Goose Creek.  A Lieutenant Colonel in 1775. -
Marion, Francis SC 2nd Regiment 1776 1780 June 17, 1775, a Captain. Promoted to Major on 11/14/1775. Promoted to Lt. Colonel under Col. Isaac Motte on 9/16/1776. Promoted to Lt. Colonel/Commandant on 9/23/1778. Promoted to Brigadier General 12/30/1780 over the SC 2nd Brigade of Militia / SC Troops. Charleston Neck 1779, Siege of Savannah, Siege of Charleston 1780,
Marshall, John Camden District Regiment 1779 1781 From Williamsburg District. A Captain, a Major, and a Lt. Colonel under Col. Joseph Kershaw.  After the Fall of Charleston, he and Col. James Postell created the Kershaw Regiment that they named after the Kershaw brothers, Joseph Kershaw and Eli Kershaw. Cashiered in June 1781 for "disobedience of orders and plundering." Rocky Mount, Hanging Rock, Wiboo Swamp, Witherspoon's Ferry, Fort Motte.
Massey, William SC State 1777 1780 Lt. Col. and Deputy QM General for State of SC from 10/20/1777 to 1780. POW at the Fall of Charleston. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Mayson, James Ninety-Six District Regiment 1775 1780 First a Lt. Colonel in Ninety-Six District Regiment in early 1775. June 18, 1775, a Major in SC 3rd Regiment.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel on May 18, 1776. Ninety-Six 1775, Siege of Savannah.
McAry, Hugh - - - Lt. Colonel of Militia.  Nothing more known. -
McCall, James Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment 1780 1781 Previously, a Major under Col. Andrew Pickens.  Lt. Colonel under Col. Elijah Clarke (GA), under BG Thomas Sumter.  Also served under Col. Robert Anderson.  Died May 1781 of Smallpox. Cowpens, Siege of Augusta, Siege of Ninety-Six 1781, Rutledge's Ford, Beattie's Mill
McClure, Neil - 1780 1780 A Lt. Colonel or Colonel in Militia during 1780.  Nothing more known. -
McCoy, James Orangeburgh District Regiment - - Lt. Colonel of the Orangeburgh District Regiment.  Dates unknown. Known as early as 1776. -
McCreery, Robert Little River District Regiment 1778 1780 1778 a Lt. Colonel under Col. James Williams.  At Siege of Charleston under Col. Andrew Pickens (Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment).  Aka Robert McCrary. Stono Ferry, Siege of Charleston 1780.
McDonald, John Georgetown District Regiment 1780 - Nothing more known -
McGirth, James Camden District Regiment 1775 1776 Under Col. Richard Richardson.  May have remained longer. -
McGriff, Patrick Turkey Creek Regiment 1781 1781 During 1780-1781, a Captain, Major, and Lt. Colonel under Col. Edward Lacey. -
McIntosh, Alexander SC 2nd Regiment 1775 1778 From Marlboro District.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel July 1775.  Transferred as Lt. Colonel to SC 5th Regiment 3/25/1776.  March 1778, commissioned as Brig. Gen. for 4th Brigade of SC Militia.  -
McLaughlin, Thomas Colleton County Regiment 1780 1781 A Captain and Lt. Colonel under Col. Isaac Hayne.  Killed 7/8/1781 at Horse Shoe. Horse Shoe.
Middleton, Hugh Lower Ninety-Six District Regiment 1781 1781 Lt. Colonel in Militia 1781.  Wounded at Eutaw Springs. Steven's Creek, Siege of Augusta, Eutaw Springs.
Miller, Stephen Berkeley County Regiment - - Began as Major in Berkeley County Regiment in 1775. Probably also a Lt. Colonel in same regiment. -
Mills, John - 1782 1782 Lt. Colonel/Commander of an Independent Ranger Unit under BG William Henderson. -
Moffett, John New Acquisition District Regiment 1781 1782 In Snow Campaign.  A Lt. Colonel in Sumter's Brigade at some time. -
Moore, Eliah Roebuck's Battalion of Spartan Regiment 1781 - A Captain and a Lt. Colonel under Col. Benjamin Roebuck. -
Moore, Samuel Roebuck's Battalion of Spartan Regiment 1780 1781 A Captain and a Lt. Colonel under Col. Benjamin Roebuck. -
Motte, Abraham SC 2nd Regiment 1775 - - -
Motte, Isaac SC 2nd Regiment 1775 1776 June 17, 1775, a Lt. Colonel. Promoted to full Colonel on 9/16/1776, commander of SC 2nd Regiment, after William Moultrie was promoted to Brigadier General. Resigned from SC 2nd Regiment 9/23/1778 to take his seat on the SC Privy Council. POW at Fall of Charlestown as a Civilian. Exchanged on 6/14/1781. Sullivan's Island, Fort Johnson, Fort Moultrie
Murphy, Maurice Upper Craven County Regiment 1781 1782 From Darlington District. 1781-1782, a Lt. Colonel in Marion's Brigade. Apparently, also served under Col. Lemuel Benton (Cheraws District Regiment) in 1781 and 1782. One source asserts he was promoted to Lt. Colonel upon the death of Col. Abel Kolb on 4/28/1781. Aka Morris Murphey.  Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Bass's Mill, Eutaw Springs
Myddleton, Charles Starke Orangeburgh District Regiment 1780 1781 Captain, Major, Lt. Colonel in Orangeburgh District Regiment.  Colonel of SC 2nd Regiment of State Dragoons, under BG Thomas Sumter.  Wounded at Eutaw Springs. Blackstocks
Neel, Andrew New Acquisition District Regiment - 1780 A Lt. Colonel during 1779. Charleston Neck 1779.
Nixon, John Turkey Creek Regiment 1780 1780 From Chester District.  Lt. Colonel in Militia under Col. Edward Lacey.  Killed 11/20/1780 by Loyalists in what is now Newberry County. Hanging Rock, Blackstocks, Kings Mountain, Rocky Mount, Siege of Augusta.
Parson, James Charles Town District Regiment 1775 1775 Early 1775, Lt. Colonel under Col. Charles Pinckney. -
Patton, Robert Fairfield Regiment 1780 - Promoted to Lt. Colonel under Col. John Winn. -
Pearson, John Kershaw Regiment 1782 1782 From Richland District.  A Captain, a Major, and a Lt. Colonel in Marion's Brigade. -
Pickens, Andrew Lower District Regiment 1776 1778 aka Dutch Fork Regiment.  Promoted to Major 1776.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel 1776.  Promoted to Colonel 1778.  Promoted to Brigadier General 1781. -
Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth SC 1st Regiment 1776 1776 Promoted to Major in Dec 1775.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel 9/16/1776.  Promoted to Colonel and Commandant of SC 1st Regiment 10/29/1776.   Left to join Gen. Washington.  Returned in early 1778. POW at fall of Charleston.  Exchanged Feb. 1782. -
Polk, Ezekiel New Acquisition District Regiment 1780 1782 First a Lt. Colonel under Col. Thomas Neel in early 1775.  Then chose to have an independent company of Rangers prior to SC 3rd Regiment being formed.  Resigned from SC 3rd Regiment 7/29/1775.  Authorized to reform his independent Ranger Company again in the New Acquisition District, but was to remain under command of Col. William Thomson.  Disbanded at fall of Charleston.  Later, a Lt. Colonel again in the militia (same unit). -
Polk, William Polk's Regiment of Light Dragoons 1780 1782 Major under Col. John Williams (NC) in 1776.  1780, commissioned by Gov. John Rutledge as a Lt. Colonel of Light Dragoons (State Troops) under BG Thomas Sumter. Beaver Creek Ford, Fort Granby #1, Orangeburgh #1, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation, Eutaw Springs.
Postell, James Camden District Regiment 1780 1781 1779, a Major under Col. Joseph Kershaw.  Brigade Major under Gen. Lachlan McIntosh.  Lt. Col. under Col. Joseph Kershaw.  POW at the Fall of Charleston. Exchanged June 1780.  With Col. John Marshall, he immediately began assembling the new Kershaw Regiment within the Camden District.  Siege of Charleston 1780.
Purcell, Henry Continental Army 1778 - Lt. Colonel and Deputy Judge Advocate General for SC and GA. -
Purvis, "Unknown" Lower Ninety-Six District Regiment - - A Lt. Colonel after the Fall of Charleston.  Dates unknown.  Apparently a Lt. Col. In 1778.  One source asserts that his name was John Purvis. -
Purvis, John Upper Craven County Regiment 1779 1781 June 1777, a Major.  Lt. Colonel 1779-1781 under Col. George Hicks. Stono Ferry, Siege of Augusta (GA).
Reed, George Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment 1778 1782 Lt. Colonel 1778-1782 -
Robb, "Unknown" Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment - - A Lt. Colonel under Col. Robert Anderson.  Dates unknown. -
Roberts, Owen SC 4th Regiment 1775 1776 1775, Major in SC 1st Regiment. Promoted to Lt. Colonel and Commandant of SC 4th Regiment in Nov. 1775.  Promoted to Colonel 9/16/1776.   Fort Moultrie
Robertson, John Kershaw Regiment 1781 1782 A Lt. Colonel under Col. James Postell. -
Roebuck, Benjamin Lower Ninety-Six District Regiment 1779 1780 First in GA unit.  Captain in 1779 under Col. John Thomas, Jr.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel by March 1779 under Col. LeRoy Hammond. Promoted to Colonel in 1780 and joined BG Thomas Sumter's brigade.  Captured at the battle of Mud Lick Creek on March 2, 1781.  Exchanged August 1781.  Rejoined BG Andrew Pickens till end of war. Stono Ferry
Rowe, Christopher Orangeburgh District Regiment 1775 1780 Promoted to Colonel in late 1775 when Col. William Thomson took over the SC 3rd Regiment.  Commandant of Orangeburgh District Regiment. -
Rumph, Jacob Orangeburgh District Regiment 1780 1782 Assigned as Commander of Orangeburgh District Regiment upon the death of Lt. Col. Bruce. Fork of Edisto River, Eutaw Springs
Russell, John Orangeburgh District Regiment - - A Lt. Colonel.  Dates unknown.  1781, SC 2nd Regiment of State Dragoons. -
Sabb, Thomas Orangeburgh District Regiment 1781 1781 A Major from 5/19/1781 to 9/12/1781.  A Lt. Col. From 10/1/1781 to 7/31/1782. -
Sanders, John Colleton County Regiment 1780 1782 Was a Lieutenant and a Captain in the Horse Shoe Company. 1780, a Lt. Colonel. POW at the Fall of Charleston, exchanged on June 22, 1781. Seige of Charleston 1780 (POW)
Scott, William SC 1st Regiment 1778 1780 Was a Captain and a Major. 8/13/1778, a Lt. Colonel under Col. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney. POW at the Fall of Charleston.  Exchanged June 1781. Served till the end of the war as a Captain in Marion's Brigade in the Upper Craven County Regiment. Fort Moultrie #2, Siege of Charleston 1780.
Simons, Keating Orangeburgh District Regiment 1781 - A Brigade Major in Marion's Brigade during 1781.  Also a Lt. Colonel. -
Singleton, Matthew Camden District Regiment 1778 1782 Captain of St. Mark's Parish Volunteer Company of Horse.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel on 6/4/1778.  Later, a Lt. Colonel in Marion's Brigade (Berkeley County Regiment). Seige of Charleston 1780 (POW)
Singleton, Richard Camden District Regiment 1778 1780 Earlier a Lieutenant in the SC Continental Line. 1778-1780, a Lt. Colonel in Camden District Regiment, St. Mark's Parish. Siege of Charleston 1780.
Smith, Roger Moore Charles Town District Regiment - 1780 Lt. Colonel of 1st Battalion.  POW at Fall of Charleston.  Also member of SC First Provincial Congress. Charleston Neck 1779, Siege of Charleston 1780.
Stafford, William Lower Granville County Regiment 1780 1781 Captain, Lt. Colonel, and Colonel.  Commander of the Lower Granville County Regiment in late 1781. -
Stark, Robert Fairfield Regiment - - A Lt. Colonel under Col. Richard Winn.  Dates unknown. -
Steen, Gideon 2nd Spartan Regiment - - Lt. Colonel of Militia.  Dates unknown. -
Steen, James Camden District Regiment 1778 1781 Previously a Captain in the Spartan Regiment.  1778-1779, a Lt. Colonel under Col. Joseph Kershaw.  1780-1781, a Lt. Colonel under Col. Thomas Brandon (2nd Spartan Regiment) Killed Summer of 1781 in Rowan County, NC. aka James Stein. Stono Ferry, Siege of Savannah, Rocky Mount, Hanging Rock, Musgrove's Mill, Kings Mountain, Cowpens.
Steward, Charles Augustus Cheraws District Regiment 1775 1775 Lt. Colonel under Col. George Gabriel Powell.  Left SC in late 1775 for England.  Returned and accused of being a traitor, but was eventually accepted back into the community. -
Sumter, Thomas SC 6th Regiment 1776 1778 First under Col. Richard Richardson.  Lt. Colonel 2/29/1776, commander of SC 6th Regiment.  Promoted to Colonel sometime in 1778.  Resigned 9/23/1778.  Sat at home until May 1780.  Created Sumter's Brigade in early Summer of 1780 acting as Colonel, which he may have been elected to.  His men voted him as Brigadier General in June 1780, recognized by Gov. Rutledge in Oct. 1780.  Resigned again in Jan. 1782 after being elected to State Legislature. Fort Moultrie, Coweecho River (NC)
Swinton, Alexander Georgetown District Militia 1780 1781 1780, a Lt. Colonel under Col. Robert Herriott. After the Fall of Charleston, in Marion's Brigade. Wounded at Quinby's Bridge. Fort Motte, Quinby's Bridge, Shubrick's Plantation
Tarling, "Unknown" - 1777 1778 A Lt. Colonel in Militia 1777-1778, regiment unknown. -
Tate, Samuel Hill's Regiment of Light Dragoons 1781 1782 Was a Captain.  A Major and a Lt. Colonel under Col. William Hill.  Then, a Lt. Colonel in Orangeburgh District Regiment.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel 1781.  Wounded at Battle of Guilford Court House (NC). -
Thomas, John Jr. 1st Spartan Regiment 1778 1779 Captain, Major, Lt. Colonel, and Colonel.  Commander of 1st Spartan Regiment Feb 1779 when his father was captured.  1781-1782, in Sumter's Brigade. -
Thompson, James Colleton County Regiment 1777 1779 Was a Captain. -
Thomson, James - 1781 1782 46 days as a Lt. Colonel in Militia from 11/15/1781 to 1/1/1782, regiment unknown. -
Thomson, William SC 3rd Regiment 1775 1776 From Orangeburgh District.  Commissioned 6/18/1775.  Promoted to Colonel 5/16/1776.  POW at the Fall of Charleston.  On parole till end of war. Great Cane Brake, Snow Campaign.
Thomson, William Russell Orangeburgh District Regiment 1781 1782 1781, a Brigade Major under Col. William Henderson.  Promoted to Lt. Colonel 7/12/1781 under Col. William Henderson.  From what is now Calhoun County. -
Trotter, "Unknown" Fairfield Regiment - - A Lt. Colonel under Col. Richard Winn.  Dates unknown. -
Vanderhorst, John Berkeley County Regiment 1781 1782 A Major and Lt. Colonel in Marion's Brigade. -
Walker, William Roebuck's Battalion of Spartan Regiment 1781 1782 Probably a Lt. Colonel under Col. Benjamin Roebuck 1781-1782. -
Waters, Philemon 1st Spartan Regiment 1780 1782 A Lt. Colonel under Col. John Thomas, Jr. in the Fall of 1780.   Promoted to Colonel  4/21/1782 under BG Andrew Pickens. Muddy Spring.
Watson, Samuel New Acquisition District Regiment 1778 1780 First under Col. Thomas Neel.  Promoted to Colonel of New Acquisition District Militia after Col. Neel killed at Battle of Stono Ferry 6/20/1779. Siege of Charleston 1779, Stono Ferry.
White, Henry 1st Spartan Regiment 1781 1782 1780, a Captain in the 1st Spartan Regiment under Col. John Thomas, Jr.  Later promoted to Major and Lt. Colonel in 1st Spartan Regiment under Col. John Thomas, Jr.  Also served as a Lt. Colonel under Col. Benjamin Roebuck (Roebuck's Battalion of Spartan Regiment). Mud Lick Creek (Wounded)
Williams, James Little River District Regiment 1776 1779 Promoted to Major in mid-1776, Promoted to Lt. Colonel in 1776.  Promoted to Colonel in Sept. 1779. Killed at battle of Kings Mountain 10/7/1780.  Promoted to Brigadier General just before he was killed. Stono Ferry.
Williams, Samuel Little River District Regiment 1779 1779 Lt. Colonel in Militia during 1779.  -
Wingate, "Unknown" Spartan Regiment - - Dates unknown. -
Winn, John Fairfield Regiment 1776 1778 Commander of Fairfield Regiment of Militia 1778-1780.   1781, a Captain under Col. Richard Winn. -
Wofford, William Sr. Spartan Regiment 1775 1779 Lt. Colonel under Col. John Thomas, Sr. and Col. Thomas Brandon (2nd Spartan Regiment).  Retired in 1779. Thomas's Plantation (POW)
William Wood 2nd Spartan Regiment 1782 1782 A Lt. Colonel under Col. Thomas Brandon during 1782. -
Woodford, George - - - Lt. Colonel of Militia.  Nothing more known. -
Woods, James - - - Lt. Colonel in Militia during a campaign against the Indians.  Regiment and dates unknown. -
Yarborough, "Unknown" Upper Ninety-Six District Regiment - - A Captain and a Lt. Colonel, dates unknown. -
Yates, William Continental Army 1777 1780 Deputy Muster Master General and a Lt. Colonel for the Southern Department. -


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