Editor’s Note: This article was provided by and transcribed by K. S. McPhail (New Kent County History).
Casualties in 20th S.C., Regiment , Col. BOYKIN, KERSHAW’S Brigade, from June 24th to August 1st, 1864:
AT PETERSBURG. VA.
Company B- Killed: W.S. Wolfe.
Wounded: A. Gray, face slight; Jacob Murphy, left hand, since amputated; G.W. Smoke, stunned by shell.
Company K- Wounded: W.W. Rauch, hip severe.
Company F- Wounded: Sergeant W.S. Reid, right foot severe
AT DEEP BOTTOM, VA, JULY 27:
Company A- Wounded: James Lee, right arm slight: J.E. Norrel, hand slight, N. Davidson, slight
Missing: W.T. Rochester, F.M. Holcombe.
Company B- Killed: Sergt. A.H. Way.
Wounded: J.A. Haigler, shoulder severe; T.N. Hungapeler, severely stunned by shell: Thomas Lyles, stunned by shell, Phillip Murphy, head slight; G.M. Dantzler, hand slight, J.W. Suhler, side slight; H. Judy, arm severe; J.H. Bolton, foot slight.
Company C- Wounde: P.G. Lowman, left hand, severe.
Company E- Wounded: Corporal C.J. Wright, mortally, since dead; J.T. Ashley, right arm near shoulder, since amputated; Corporal W.C.Hall, left arm near shoulder, severe; J.A. Todd, thigh slight by shell.
Missing: A. Crosberry and Samuel Martin.
Company F- Wounded: Sergeant W.O. Gorce, ear, slight.
Company H- Wounded: W.R. Senn, left hand slight; H.M. Shull, left leg severe.
Company I- Killed: Gideon Jones.
Wounded: E. Nobles, head severe; James Altman, ear slight: B. Able, stunned by shell.
NEAR NEW MARKET HEIGHTS JULY 28TH.
Field and Staff- Wounded: Capt. J.M. Partlow, Acting Major, left shoulder severe.
Company A- Wounded: Corporal Jas O. Cowen, right arm and shoulder severe; J.H. Boyd, right arm severe; L.W. Wright, left side slight.
Company B- Killed: J.F. Patrick.
Wounded: J.O. Kast, arm severe.
Company C- Missing: Josepj Jacobs.
Company D- Wounded: J.D. Chavis, thigh severe; J.T. Phillips, left arm severe, portion resected; E. Redmore, left shoulder severe; W.P. Witt; thigh severe.
Missing: L.V. Clark.
Company E- wounded: W.D. Gilkerson, hip severe.
Missing: Wm Sadler and Isaac Sadler
Company F- Wounded: Daniel Adams, knee severe; Henry Hendrix, shoulder severe; W.F. Koon, groin severe; T.H.G. smith, painfully thigh; J.F.Wheeler, painfully shoulder.
Company G- Killed: H.J.M. Jones.
Wounded: S.L. Boykin, side slight.
Missing: R.B. Ginobles.
Company H- Wounded: Jacob L. Roof, right thigh severe; Charles Backman, thigh slight.
Missing: James F. Mack, T.J. Williams, left leg broken.
Company I- None.
Company K- Danl Oswalt, breast dangerous, in hands of enemy.
JOHN A. WILSON, Adjutant
Columbia papers please copy.
HEADQUARTERS 1ST S.C. VOLUNTEERS,
2d August, 1864
Editor Mercury: Please publish the following list of casualties of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers, (Major A.P. Butler commanding) of MCGOWAN’S Brigade, in the action of the 28th of July, 1864, near Deep Bottom, Va:
Field and Staff- No casualties.
Missing: Captain Rush, acting Lieutenant Colonel.
Company A, Lieutenant Newman, commanding- Killed: None.
Wounded: Lieutenant S.S. Owens, severe in hip; Sergeant L.F. Harley, hand severe; private A.F. Tyler, contusion of breast.
Missing: Privates O.W. Keels and Thomas Mason
Company B, Lieutenant Caldwell commanding- Killed: None.
Wounded: Lieutenant Caldwell, slight in thigh; Sergeant W.P. Hunter, hand severe; Privates Ell Franklin, leg slight; L.J. summers, arm severe; J.W. Saunders, ankle slight.
Missing; Private T. Davenport
Company C, Lieutenant heise commanding- Killed: None.
Wounded: Private John Abbot, severe contusion of leg.
Missing: Corporal Shotwell; Privates b.S. Riggs, D.J. Hendrix, R. Hunt.
Company E, Lieutenant Smith commanding- Killed: None.
Wounded: Sergeant D.L. Keith, severe in breast; Privates W.L. Durant, severe in leg; D.P. Hayes, slightly in face and hand; A.D. Scott, wounded and missing; J.H. Lewis slightly in foot.
Missing: Privates D.K. Elvington, N.T Elvington, D.B. rodgers, J.D. Rodgers and James Rodgers.
Company F, Sergt Moody commanding- Killed: Privates Canaday and James Williams.
Company G, Captain Holloway commanding- Killed: None.
Wounded: Capt. Holloway, severe in shoulder; Corpl. T.M. Wilson, severe in foot; Privates John H. Carpenter, severe in leg; R.P. Holloway, severe in shoulder; ( ) G. Walker, severe in back; W.W. Stuart, shocked by the explosion of a shell.
Missing: Corporals G.W. Street, H.W. Holloway, Private J.W. Bryant.
Company H, Capt. John G. Barnwell, Jr, commanding- Killed none.
Wounded: Capt. Barnwell, severe in knee; Privates G.T. McKenzle, severe in foot; J.F. Butler, severely in leg and captured.
Missing: Privates G. Began and H.A. Owens.
Company I, Lieut. Delpher commanding- Killed: Private W.W. Moore.
Wounded: Sergt. Geo A. Guy.
Wounded and Missing: Private John Hughes, contusion on hand.
Missing: Private A. Bergman.
Company K, Lieut Armstrong commanding- Killed: None.
Wounded: Sergeant J.J. Carroll, severe in arm; privates Jas Hindman, severe in breast; Ben Doolittle, slight in arm, Henry Bracher, slight in arm; T.A. Riddle, slight in foot.
Missing: Sergeant D. Spellman.
Company L, Sergeant Martin commanding- Killed: None.
Wounded: A.F. Sampson, severe in hip.
Missing: Privates H. Henderson and F. Wicking.
Total killed . . . . 3
Total wounded . . . .30
Total missing . . . .22
The regiment went into action with about 160 men.
1st Lieutenant co. H. 1st S.C.V., and acting Adjutant.
Editor Mercury: Please publish for the information of friends the list of casualties in the McQueen Battery, Captain T.E. GREGG commanding, S.C.V., PEGRAMS’S Battalion, Army Northern Virginia:
July 22, Near Appomattox River- Wounded: Corporal Samuel Belflower, in the leg.
July 30, Near Appomattox River- Killed: W.F. Rogers.
J.L.C., 1st Sergeant.
Marion Star please copy.1
- “South Carolina Casualties.” Charleston (SC) Mercury. August 8, 1864, p. 1 col. 5 ↩