The American Revolution in South Carolina

The SC Second Brigade of Militia

Month & Year Established:


Other Brigade Officers:

August 1780

Col./BG Francis Marion

Lt. Col./Col. Hugh Ervin

Maj. Keating Simons

James Freeman - QM

James Willson - QM 

Regiments That Joined:

Beaufort District Regiment*

Charles Town District Regiment

Cheraws District Regiment 

Georgetown District Regiment

Berkeley County Regiment 

Upper Craven County Regiment 

Lower Craven County Regiment 

Colleton County Regiment* 

Upper Granville County Regiment* 

Lower Granville County Regiment*

Kingstree Regiment

Kershaw Regiment

Maham's Light Dragoons

Horry's Regiment

SC 3rd Regiment of State Dragoons 

SC 4th Regiment of State Dragoons


Hampton's Regiment of Light Dragoons 
*Transferred to the SC 4th Brigade of Militia in September 1781.
Many references "hint" that the Orangeburgh District Regiment left Sumter's Brigade at some time and joined up with Marion's Brigade, yet nothing definitive has been uncovered so far.

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