The American Revolution in South Carolina

SC Second Regiment (Infantry)

 Date Established:

Commanders:

Original Officers:

June 6, 1775

Col. William Moultrie

Col. Isaac Motte

Lt. Col. Francis Marion

Col. William Moultrie
Lt. Col. Isaac Motte
Maj. Andrew Dellient (Adjutant)
Maj. Alexander McIntosh

Known Lt. Colonels:

Known Majors: 

Isaac Motte
Francis Marion
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 ? Butler
John Thomas Greene
Isaac C. Harleston
Peter Horry

Francis Marion
Charles Motte
John Vanderhorst
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Known Regimental Adjutants:

Maj. Andrew Dellient

William Downes

John Downs

Known Quarter Masters:

John Burgess

John Davis

William Fletcher 

John Hall

William Jasper

Daniel Simpson

Miscellaneous Players:

Robert Brownfield - Surgeon's Mate

John Cleiland - Surgeon

John Sanford Dart - Paymaster

Thomas Evance - Paymaster

Henry Gray - Paymaster

Oliver Hart - Surgeon's Mate

Daniel McNeill - Surgeon's Mate

Richard Mercer - Paymaster

Henry Purcell - Chaplain

John Henry Rusche - Surgeon's Mate

Nathan Savage - Commissary

Sylvester Springer - Surgeon's Mate

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Jeremiah Theus - Surgeon

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Known Captains:

William Allston

Anthony Ashby

Richard Ashby

Jesse Baker

Richard Bohun Baker

John Bennsee

John Blake

John Blakey

William Brown 

John Buchanan

William Charnock

Thomas Dunbar

Bernard Elliott

Nicholas Eveleigh 

Jacob Fulmere

Thomas Gervais

Robert Goodwin

John Graham

Henry Gray

Peter Gray

John Thomas Greene

Thomas Hall

Isaac C. Harleston

John Hart

Daniel Horry

Peter Horry

Francis Huger

Richard Johnson

Thomas Lesesne

Joseph Long

Francis Marion

John Martin

Richard Mason

William Mason

Daniel Mazyck

Archibald McDaniel

James McDonald 

Charles Motte

Thomas Moultrie

William Moultrie, Jr.

Benjamin Newsome

William Oliphant 

Alexander Petrie

John Postell

Samuel Price

Adrian Proveaux

Holly Risbey

Albert Roux

Richard Shubrick

Thomas Shubrick

John Carraway Smith

William Clay Snipes

George Wade

George Warley

William Withers

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Known Lieutenants - Captain Unknown:

Anthony Ashby

Samuel Bacot

Jesse Baker

Richard Bohun Baker

Samuel Beekman

John Blake

? Buchanan

Adam Burke

Aedanus Burke

John Bush

William Capers

William Charnock

Benjamin Dickenson

Glenn Drayton

Isaac DuBose

Thomas Dunbar

John Eubank

George Eveleigh

John Farr

Peter Fayssoux

Peter Feirson

? Ferguson

Peter Foissin

John Frierson

Richard Fuller

James Gray

Peter Gray

Samuel Guerry

John Hall

Thomas Hall

Edward Hampton

John Hart

Henry Hughes

Basil Jackson

Josiah Kolb

James Legare

Thomas Lesesne

George Liddell

Thomas Lining

Gabriel Marion, Jr.

John Martin

Richard Mason

Stephen Mazyck

Daniel Mazyck

John McDowell

? Mechau

? Montgomery

Thomas Moultrie

William Moultrie, Jr.

Benjamin Munnerlyn

Philip Neyle

William Oliphant

Henry Perronneau

James Perronneau

Francis Pickering

Adrian Proveaux

Albert Roux

John Scott

Richard Shubrick

Thomas Shubrick

Aaron Smith

John Carraway Smith

Press Smith

John Allen Walter

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Known Ensigns - Captain Unknown:

Benjamin Huggins

Stephen Mazyck

John Wickom 

Known Sergeants - Captain Unknown:

James Anderson

Solomon Barefield

Noble Barnett

William Bond

John Burgess

? Burthell

James Campbell

John Cantey

William Carter

Abial Cheatham

Lewis Coffer

? Coleman

? Davis

John Davis

Isaac Dyer

Israel Dyer

Jeremiah Early

? Edmund

William Edmunds

Patrick Flanagan

William Fletcher

Maurice Fowler

Robert Gamble

John Gemmel

John Gimmel

James Grover

William Hairman

John Henderson

Benjamin Holliday

? Jacobi

Isaac Keel

Woodford Kelly

Josiah Knobb

? Laurence

George Liddell

Moses Mace

? Marlow

Joseph Martin

? Mathews

Henry Lewis McCall, Jr.

Allen McDonald

John McDonald

David McGowan

Hugh Munro

William Murphy

Hugh Newman

? Newton

John Newton

James O'Neil

Daniel Parker

John Pierson

James Prett

James Pringle

? Raybold

Robert Ritchie

John Roberts

Thomas Rybold

Daniel Simpson

Robert Watt

Henry Webb

John Wickom

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John Young

Known Corporals - Captain Unknown:

John Peter Allen

Samuel Amos

James Anderson

Matthew Anderson

Daniel Andrews

William Ashford

David Boilliet

John Brooke

Samuel Butler

James Campbell

Abraham Carlick

Richard Champ

Roger Champness

Abial Cheatham

William Clarke

Benjamin Clement

Robert Coleman

John Conner

? Conyers

John Conyers

Josiah Culps

John Davis

Israel Dyer

John Eagan

John Gemmell

Daniel Green

William Hairman

? Henderson

Jeremiah Hill

Frederick Hughes

? Jones

William Jones

William Jones

? Kearsley

? Keel

Isaac Keel

John Kelly

Abraham Kerslick

Josiah Knobb

Joseph Martin

Robert Matthews

Patrick McCann

William McCollock

William McCulloch

William McCullock

Alexander McDaniel

John McDonald

David McGowan

William Murphy

Thomas Nutt

James Oakes

Daniel Parker

John Pierson

James Pringle

James Racine

Robert Rain

? Roberts

John Roberts

Stephen Roberts

William Rogers

Frederick Simons

John Taylor

? Teague

Robert Watt

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Henry Webb

Known Privates / Fifers / Drumnmers / Etc. - Captain Unknown:

Drury Abbott

John Abbott

Francis Acker

John Peter Allen

James Allwell

Samuel Amos

Abraham Anderson

Seymour Anderson

John Apshead

John Apsheare

William Ashton

Anthony Althorp

Jean Baptiste Aubert

Jacob Austin

John Austin

William Ayer

Jesse Bails

Charles Baker

Thomas Baker

William Baldwin

Jacob Banless

John Baptist

George Barber

James Barefield

Jesse Barefield

James Barns

Jacob Barr

Elias Barton

John Batchelor

John Bean

Thomas Bean

James Beard

Nathaniel Beek

John Bellinger

Edward Bembrick

Jacob Benhoist

Richard Bennet

Patrick Berry

Richard Berry

Thomas Berry

Joseph Bilbo

Nicholas Bilboa

Jonathan Binbridge

Thomas Binbridge

John Bintly

Robert Black

Lemuel Blackford

James Blackwell

James Bladwell

Henry Blanchel - Fifer

Andrew Bland

James Blatt

James Blenchfield

Stephen Blocker

James Blott

Jacob Bonless

Thomas Boon

Enoth Booth - Drummer

Peter Bosman

Peter Bourdeshaw

Thomas Bowen

Patrick Bowers

Peter Bowsman

John Boxall

Thomas Bradley

Jacob Breeler

Theodisius Brewer

Daniel Briggs

George Brinson

John Brooke

Burwell Brown

Charles Brown

John Brown

Richard Brown

Robert Brown

Zachariah Bryan

Michael Burger

John Burgess

James Burk

Thomas Burket

John Burtell

Hugh Bushby

Moses Busher

Jacob Butler

James Butler

Joseph Butler

John Cabeen

Jean Caddet

John Cadet

John Cady

Hugh Campbell - Fife Major

James Campbell

James Campbell

John Campbell

Michael Capes

John Cares

Abraham Carlick

John Carlile

Robert Carlisle

Joseph Carr

John Cart

John Carter

William Carter

Samuel Cartney

John Casey

John Castile

Michael Caton

Daniel Cattney

Jonathan Caves

Richard Champ

Roger Champness

William Chancey

William Cheyne

Stephen Christopher

Daniel Chumbier

Nathaniel Clark

Enos Clarke

Nathaniel Clarke

Richard Clarke

Thomas Clarke

William Clarke

William Clary

John Clemens - Fifer & Private

Benjamin Clement

John Clement

Jeremiah Cobb

Thomas Cole

Jacob Coleman

William Collins

William Connelly

John Conner

John Conyers

John Cook

Jacob Copeland

James Copeland

John Corker

John Coun

Francis Cowen

John Cox

Josiah Cox

Daniel Crabb

William Craddock

James Crawford

John Crawford

Adam Creighton

William Cummings

Robert Cunningham

Thomas Curtis - Drummer

Robert Cusick

John Dagged

George Dausine

John Dauze

John David

Peter David

Anson Davis

Daniel Davis

John Davis

Mason Davis

Rozier Davis

William Davis

Nicholas Dawsey

Andrew Debland

Vincent De Camp

Lewis Degong

Robert Dennison

John Dias

John Dillon

Samuel Dingle

William Donnom

William Douglass

James Doyle

Samuel Driver

Francis Dupuis

Francis DuPree

Hugh Durborough

Israel Dyer

John Eagan

Samuel Earley

Jeremiah Early

Andrew Edey

William Edmunds

Henry Edwards

John Egar

Richard Ellis

William Evans

John Faesch

Francis Ferrill

Stephen Ffillory

William Fickling

Stephen Fillery

Conrad Filtner

Anthony Firstraw

John Fleming

William Fletcher

Peter Flint

Hardy Flowers

Richard Foster

Francis Fountaine

Thomas Fox

William Francis

Samuel Frazier

Charles Frew

B. John Fromentine

Samuel Gainey

Britton Gandy

Henry Garbrent

James Gaskey

Samuel Gate

Joseph Gaultier

Thomas Geuring

Gilley Gibson

Thomas Gill

Nick Glossons

John Goff

Richard Gooding

Daniel Gordon

John Gordon

Henry Gough

William Gough

Austin Gourley

Joseph Grandau

Alexander Grant

Thomas Gray

William Gray

Daniel Green

James Greenwood

Peter Greeves

Joseph Grenada

John Griffin

William Griffis

James Grover

Benjamin Guess

Henry Gullage

William Gunter

Jacob Hadle

Dominick Hair

James Hair

William Hairman

Matthew Hail

Samuel Ham

Alexander Hamilton

Charles Hamilton

John Hamilton

Thomas Hardy

William Harg

William Harper

William Harrington

William Hasman

Joseph Hearden

Noah Hearthorn

James Heathcock

William Heifferman

John Henderson

William Henderson

Andrew Hendrickson

Michael Henry

Samuel Henry

William Henson

Andrew Herron

John Hickney

Jacob Hidle

Jeremiah Hill

John Hinds

Bartholomew Hine

Thomas Holland

Conrad Holliman

Basil Hollis

Christopher Horner

Samuel Howell

David Hughes

Frederick Hughes

George Hughes

Thomas Hughes

John Humphreys

James Hunt

John Hunter

William Hutchinson

 William Hutchison

George Hutson

Peter Hysicker

Robert Ingram

Adam Ivey

Jesse Ivey

John Michael Jacks

Arthur Jackson

Henry Jackson

John Jackson

Peter Jackson

James Jenkins

Robert Jervey

Edward Johnson

Jacob Johnson

Jacob Johnson

Thomas Johnson - Armorer & Private

William Johnston

Samuel Joiner

Caleb Jones

John Jones

Steven Jones

William Jones

William Jones, Jr.

William Shephard Jones

Wood Jones

James Jordan

Matthew July

Daniel Jurdin

John Kalcoffen

Hendrick Kayler

John Keaton

Henry Keeler

John Keels

James Kelley

Woodrop Kelley

James Kelly

John Kelly

Joseph Kelly

Woodford Kelly

Matthew Kennedy

Michael Kennedy

Samuel Kenney

Richard Keroley

Richard Kersley

Abraham Kerslick

Hendrick Keyler

William Killigrew

William Killigrove

Edmund Kitte

Samuel Knight

Samuel Knolts

Peter LaForce

Henry Lamb

John Lamb

William Lamb

Thomas Lampley

Robert Lance - Fifer & Fife Major

Robert Lanier - Fife Major

Peter Lapon

Darby Lary

James Laughlin

Archibald Law

Josiah Law

William Law

John Laws

Absalom League

William Leaton, Jr.

John Baptist Lemay

James Lent - Armorer's Mate

John Lewis

Thomas Lewis

William Lewis

William Lindsey

James Linton

Charles Lloyd

Daniel Lockhart

James Long

Solomon Long

Walter Long

Emanuel Loper - Fifer

John Lovel

Charles Lucas - Fifer

Zachariah Lucas

Matthew Lyne

Robert Madsden

William Malphus

John Mande

Robert Manker

Vincent Marsne

Joseph Martin

Joseph Martin

Joseph Martin, Jr.

Matthew Martin

Moses Martin

James Matthews

Robert Matthews

Thomas Matthews

William Maxey

Gabriel Maxwell

William McCallister

Patrick McCann

Hector McClane

Thomas McClean

William McCleland

Charles McCloskey

John McCude

William McCulloch

John McCullock

William McCullock

Allen McDonald

Archibald McDonald

Isham McDonald

James McDonald

John McDonald

William McDowell

Duncan McFarlin

Edward McGee

Felix McGinnis

James McGowan

James McGowen

William McGowen

Jeremiah McGuinness

John McGuire

William McHugh

Daniel McIver

William McKann

James McKay

Edward McKee

Alexander McKelvey

David McKenzie

Daniel McKinzie

Malcom McPharlan

Gasper Mentz

William Merrit

Conrad Meyers

William Miles

John Miller

Stephen Miller

John Mills

John Mims

Reuben Minor

John Mitcham

Cornelius Mitchell

James Mitchell

Lawrence Mitchell

Solomon Mitchell

Benjamin Money

Robert Montgomery

William Moody

John Moore

Patrick Moran

Benjamin Munnerlyn

Hugh Munro

James Murdock

William Murphy

Samuel Murray

Abraham Myers

William Nash

Thomas Neat

Christopher Neil

Andrew Neilson

John Nesmith

John Neville, Jr.

Thomas Nowland

John Oakes

Archibald Odam

Archibald Odum

Daniel Oldhanne

Seymore O'Neal

James O'Neil

James Orange

Benjamin Owens

 John Palaise

Daniel Parker

John Parker

William Paulling

Francis Pernice

James Philips

Richard Philips

John Phoenix

Thomas Pickings

John Pierson

Robert Pinhorn

John Pinnel

Daniel Pipkin

Ephraim Potter

Robert Potts

George Powell

Richard Powers

John Price

Reuben Price

Francis Pringle

James Pritcherd

Ab Privet

James Quin

James Racine

Peter Rainy

George Randolph

George Raybourne

James Reid

John Reynolds

Timothy Right

James Riley

Robert Ritchie

John Roberts

Stephen Roberts

James Robinson

Ezekiel Rogers

Daniel Ross

Walter Rowe

Robert Rutherford

William Ryan

Thomas Rybold

James St. Clair

James Sample

Nathan Savage

George Sawyer

John Martin Sharp

William Shaw

John Sheedy

Thomas Shoore

Alex Simmor

Robert Simpson

William Simpson

Frederick Smith

James Smith

James Smith

John Smith

David Stewart

Steven Streetham

John Sullivant

Benjamin Surginer

John Surginer

John Taylor

Benjamin Terry

Moses Therrell

Jesse Timmons

Francis Upthegrove

Robin Waites

Thomas Walker

William Wallis

Rowland Walter

Isaac Weatherford

Henry Webb

John Weekly

Joshua Whitefield

Joshua Whitefish

Francis Whittington

John Wickom

John Wieley

William Wiggins

Benjamin Wilmot

John Witsell

John Wolsey

Samuel Yarbury

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Brief History of Regiment:

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Authorized June 6, 1775 in the South Carolina Provincial Troops as the 2nd South Carolina Regiment. Organized in summer 1775 at Charleston to consist of ten companies from eastern South Carolina. Adopted November 4, 1775 into the Continental Army. Assigned February 27, 1776 to the Southern Department.

Assigned November 23, 1776 to the 2nd South Carolina Brigade, an element of the Southern Department. Relieved August 26, 1778 from the 2nd South Carolina Brigade and assigned to the 1st South Carolina Brigade, an element of the Southern Department. Relieved January 3, 1779 from the 1st South Carolina Brigade. Assigned June 15, 1779 to McIntosh's Brigade, an element of the Southern Department. Relieved September 14, 1779 from McIntosh's Brigade and assigned to Huger's Brigade, an element of the Southern Department.

Consolidated February 11, 1780 with the 6th South Carolina Regiment [see 6th South Carolina Regiment] and consolidated unit designated as the 2nd South Carolina Regiment, to consist of nine companies; concurrently relieved from Huger's Brigade and assigned to the South Carolina Brigade, an element of the Southern Department.

Captured May 12, 1780 at Charleston by the British Army. Disbanded January 1, 1783.

Engagements:

Charleston 1775-1776
Savannah
Charleston 1780

Detachments additionally served in Florida.

* 1775, ten companies, 2nd SC Regiment
* Nov 1776, 2nd SC Brigade
* Aug 1778, 1st SC Brigade
* June 1779, McIntosh's Brigade
* Sept 1779, Huger's Brigade
* 1780 consolidated with 6th SC Regiment, 2nd SC Regiment, nine companies, SC Brigade; captured at Charleston.


Click Here for another complete and detailed history of the 2nd SC Regiment as well as all the battles they fought in. Link is current as of September 2005. 

Date(s): 

Known Battles / Skirmishes:

Sep. 15, 1775

Fort Johnson

Sep. 18, 1775

Sullivan's Island

Jun. 28, 1776

Fort Moultrie

Jul. 21, 1776

Spencer's Inlet

Feb. 3, 1779

Port Royal Island

Apr. - May, 1779 

Prevost's March on Charleston

Apr. 19, 1779

Savannah (GA)

May 11-13, 1779

Charleston Neck

Jul. 21, 1779

Ebenezer, GA

Jul. 23, 1779

Savannah River

Sep. 16 - Oct. 18, 1779

Siege of Savannah (GA)

Mar. 28 - May 12, 1780

Siege of Charleston


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