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Muster In: Organized on September 10, 1861.1  Mustered in from September 5-October ?, 18612
Muster Out: Consolidated with the 7th SC and parts of the 1st, 2nd, 6th, and 7th South Carolina Battalions Reserves as the 7th SC Consolidated at Smithfield, NC on April 9, 1865.  Surrendered at Durham Station, NC at on April 26, 1865.3

Commander(s):
Colonel John B. Davis
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Kershaw’s Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army4

  • Commander: Colonel John B. Davis5,6
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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Kershaw’s Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army7

  • Commander: Colonel John B. Davis8,9
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Kershaw’s Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army10

  • Commander: Colonel John B. Davis11
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Kershaw’s Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army12

  • Commander: Colonel John B. Davis13
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Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Petersburg Campaign Battles:14

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)

Bibliography:

Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 88-90
  2. Clary, James B. A History of the 15th South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Regiment: 1861-1865 Broadfoot Publishing, 2009. pp. 7-12
  3. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 88-90
  4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 110
  5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 110
  6. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of South Carolina, National Archives, Roll 279 (John Bunyon Davis, 15th South Carolina)
  7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 110
  8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 110
  9. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of South Carolina, National Archives, Roll 279 (John Bunyon Davis, 15th South Carolina)
  10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 119
  11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 119
  12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 129
  13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 129
  14. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 88-90

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