The Fourth Alabama Painting by Don Troiani

Evans' Demi Brigade, Army of the Potomac

Fourth Sergeant B B Breazeale, 4th South Carolina Infantry, Company J

Fourth Sergeant B B Breazeale, 4th South Carolina Infantry, Company J

Fourth South Carolina Infantry

Mustered in Confederate service for one year 7 June, 1861. Arrived at Manassas Junction, Virginia, 14 July, 1861. Stationed near the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, 21 July, 1861

COLONEL J E B SLOAN
Colonel J D Ashmore, 4th South Carolina Infantry, resigned and Lieutenant Colonel J E B Sloan was appointed colonel, 4th South Carolina Infantry, on 18 April, 1861, and J E B Sloan was appointed lieutenant colonel, 4th South Carolina Infantry, on 16 February, 1861.

LIEUTENANT COLONEL C S MATTISON
Colonel C S Mattison, 4th South Carolina State Militia, was appointed major, 4th South Carolina Infantry, on 16 February, 1861, and lieutenant colonel between 15 and 20 April, 1861.

MAJOR J H WHITNER
Captain J H Whitner, 4th South Carolina Infantry, Company B, was appointed major, 4th South Carolina Infantry, on 10 May, 1861.

Company A Butler Guards or Hoke's Rifle Company: CAPT. A D HOKE
The company was accepted in state service at Greenville District, South Carolina, on 5 January, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year as the 4th South Carolina Infantry, Company A, on 14 April, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the Greenville & Columbia Railroad to Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 16 April, 1861, and by the Charlotte Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, at 3 PM on 6 May, 1861. The company arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad at Richmond, Virginia, in the evening on 7 May, 1861, and was assigned to the 2nd South Carolina Infantry, Company B, between 16 May and 24 June, 1861 (See the 2nd South Carolina Infantry).
Company B Palmetto Riflemen: CAPT. W W HUMPHREYS
The company was accepted in state service at Anderson Courthouse, Anderson District, South Carolina, under the command of Captain J H Whitner, on 3 January, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 14 April, 1861. Captain J H Whitner, 4th South Carolina Infantry, Company B, was appointed major, 4th South Carolina Infantry, on 10 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant W W Humphreys was appointed captain, 4th South Carolina Infantry, Company B, on 6 June, 1861. First Lieutenant W Earle, 4th South Carolina Infantry, Company B, was assigned to command the company at the first battle of Manassas on 21 July, 1861.
Company C Dean's Company: CAPT. J T DEAN
The company was accepted in state service at Anderson District, South Carolina, on 3 January, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 14 April, 1861.
Company D Piercetown Guards: CAPT. J LONG
The company was organised at Piercetown Community, Anderson District, South Carolina, on 3 January, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 14 April, 1861.
Company E Calhoun Mountaineers: CAPT. F W KILPATRICK
The compamy was accepted in state service at Fair Play, Anderson District, South Carolina, in January 1861 and was mustered in state service for one year on 14 April, 1861.
Company F Tyger Volunteers or Poole's Infantry Company: CAPT. G P POOLE
The company was accepted in state service at Middle and South Forks on the Tyger River, Greenville District, South Carolina, in January 1861 and was mustered in state service for one year on 14 April, 1861. Captain G Poole, 4th South Carolina Infantry, Company F, was mortally wounded at the first battle of Manassas on 21 July, 1861, and died at Culpeper Courthouse, Culpeper, County, Virginia, on 31 July, 1861.
Company G Saluda Guards: CAPT. J G HAWTHORN
The company was accepted in state service at Greenville, Greenville District, South Carolina, in January 1861 and was mustered in state service for one year on 14 April, 1861.
Company H (1st) Keowee Volunteers or Riflemen: CAPT. J W Livingston
The company was accepted in state service at Pickens District, South Carolina, in January 1861 and was mustered in Confederate service for the war as the 1st South Carolina Rifles, Company A, at Camp Pickens, near Sandy Springs, Anderson District, South Carolina, by First Lieutenant B F Sloan, artillery, Confederate States Army, on 20 July, 1861.
Company H (2nd) Twelve Mile Volunteers: CAPT. R Y H GRIFFIN
The company was accepted in state service at Twelve Mile Creek, Pickens District, South Carolina, on 11 January, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 14 April, 1861.
Company I Pickens Guards: CAPT. W W HOLLINGSWORTH
The company was accepted in state service at Pickensville, Pickens District, South Carolina, on 11 January, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 14 April, 1861.
Company J Confederate Guards: CAPT. W H ANDERSON
The company was accepted in state service at Anderson District, South Carolina, under the command of Captain J D Ashmore, on 3 January, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year on 14 April, 1861. Captain J D Ashmore, 4th South Carolina Infantry, Company J, was appointed colonel, 4th South Carolina Infantry, on 16 February, 1861, and First Lieutenant W H Anderson, 4th South Carolina Infantry, Company J, was appointed captain on 9 March, 1861.
Company K Fort Hill Guards: CAPT. J L SHANKLIN
The company was accepted in state service at Pendleton and Fork Township, Anderson District, South Carolina, on 3 January, 1861, and mustered in state service for one year on 2 June, 1861.

Sumter or Calhoun Light Artillery

Capt. W R Calhoun
Brevet Second Lieutenant W R Calhoun, United States Dragoons, resigned on 27 April, 1861, and was appointed lieutenant colonel, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, on 15 August, 1861. Lieutenant Colonel W R Calhoun, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, arrived at Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 1 January, 1862.

The Sumter or Calhoun Light Artillery was mustered in state sevice for one year, under the command of Captain W R Calhoun, at Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 24 January, 1861, and was assigned to the 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel R S Ripley, on 28 January, 1861.

Note: Brigadier General R G M Dunovant, South Carolina Militia, was assigned to command Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, and other military posts in the harbour by Special Orders No.39, Brigade Headquarters, South Carolina Militia, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 2 January, 1861, and arrived at Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 9 January, 1861. Lieutenant Colonel R S Ripley, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, South Carolina Army, was assigned to command the artillery at Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 2 January, 1861.

Canonsboro Arsenal to Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, 31 January, 1861: The 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, was relieved at Canonsboro Arsenal, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, in the morning on 31 January, 1861, and was ordered to Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, the same day.

Note: The Calhoun Guards, 17th South Carolina Militia Infantry, was ordered to Canonsboro Arsenal, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 1 February, 1861, and was relieved by the Union Light Infantry, 17th South Carolina Militia Infantry, on 13 February, 1861.

Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, 12 & 13 April, 1861: 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, under the command of First Lieutenant T Wagner, was stationed at the Channel Battery, near Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, at 9 AM on 12 April, 1861, and at the Sumter Battery, at Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, at 12 PM on 13 April, 1861.

Note: Detachments of the 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company B, under the command of First Lieutenant A Rhett, were stationed at the Sumter Battery, at Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 11 April, 1861, and were relieved by eight detachments of the 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, under the command of First Lieutenant T Wagner, between 9 and 11 AM and 1 and 3 PM on 12 April, 1861. A detachment of fifteen men of the 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company D, were stationed at Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, during the bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbour, between 12 and 13 April, 1861.

Organisation of batteries at or near Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, 12-13 April, 1861: Captain W R Calhoun, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A: Channel Battery, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, First Lieutenant T M Wagner; Sumter Battery (three 8 inch Columbiads and six 24 pounders), detachments of the 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company B, First Lieutenant A Rhett; Oblique Battery (two 32 pounders), three detachments of the 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company D, Second Lieutenant C W Parker

Note: Captain WR Calhoun, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, was appointed assistant commandant of batteries and assigned to command the Sumter, Channel, and Oblique Batteries at and near Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, during the bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbour, on 12 and 13 April, 1861. First Lieutenant T M Wagner, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, was stationed at Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 15 March, 1861, and was appointed captain, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company D, dated 2 April, 1861.

Mustered in one year, Fort Moultrie, on Sullivan's Island, Charleston District, South Carolina, 18 May, 1861: The Sumter or Calhoun Light Artillery was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Fort Moultrie, on Sullivan's Island, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, by Major & Assistant Adjutant General D R Jones, Confederate States Army, on 18 May, 1861 (See the Third Brigade, Army of the Potomac).

Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, to Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, 4 July, 1861: The Sumter or Calhoun Light Artillery was ordered to Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 4 July, 1861.

Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, 30 July-2 August, 1861: The Sumter or Calhoun Light Artillery was ordered to proceed by the Northeastern Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, on 30 July, 1861, and arrived by the Weldon Railroad at Petersburg, Virginia, on 1 August, 1861. The company arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad arrived at the Reservoir, near Trotting Park, Richmond, Virginia, on 2 August, 1861.

Note: Captain W R Calhoun, Sumter or Calhoun Light Artillery, was ordered to proceed by the Northeastern Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, on 25 June, 1861, and arrived at Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 3 July, 1861.

Richmond to Manassas Junction, Virginia, 28 August, 1861: The Sumter or Calhoun Light Artillery was ordered to Manassas Junction, Virginia, by Special Orders No.136, Paragraph XVII, Adjutant & Inspectors General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 28 August, 1861, and was accompanied by the Baptist College Battalion Artillery. The company was stationed at Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, on 8 September, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant W C Preston, Sumter or Calhoun Light Artillery, was appointed captain, Sumter or Calhoun Light Artillery, on 15 August, 1861, and the Sumter or Calhoun Light Artillery was assigned to the Third Brigade, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Brigadier General D R Jones, Confederate States Army, in September 1861 (See the Third Brigade, Army of the Potomac).

The Sumter or Calhoun Light Artillery was assigned to the 1st South Carolina Artillery, Company A, under the command of Colonel W R Calhoun, at Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbour, on 25 March, 1862.

Star Artillery, October-December, 1861: Two field pieces of the Sumter or Calhoun Light Artillery were assigned to the Star Artillery, under the command of First Lieutenant F G Latham, 5th South Carolina Infantry, Company G, in October 1861 and was assigned to the 5th South Carolina Infantry between October and December 1861 (See the 5th South Carolina Infantry).

Baptist College Battalion Artillery

Capt. T H Carter
T H Carter was appointed captain, King William Artillery, on 1 June, 1861, dated 2 July, 1861, and was stationed at Richmond, Virginia, on 10 July, 1861.

Unlettered Company King William Artillery: First Lt. P H Fontaine
The company was mustered in state service at Bond's Store, King William County, Virginia, on 1 June, 1861, and arrived at Richmond, Virginia, on 1 July, 1861. The company was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Capital Square, Richmond, Virginia, on 2 July, 1861, and was stationed at the Baptist College Artillery Barracks, Fush Hill, near Richmond, Virginia, on 29 July, 1861. The company was stationed at Allen's Grove, near Richmond, Virginia, on 4 September, 1861.
Unlettered Company (Courtney) Henrico Artillery: Capt. A R Courtney
The company was accepted and mustered in Confederate service for one year at Deep Run Church, Henrico County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861, and was stationed at the Baptist College Artillery Barracks, Fush Hill, near Richmond, Virginia, on 12 July, 1861. The company was stationed at Camp Fauntleroy, near Allen's Grove, near Richmond, Virginia, between 1 and 10 September, 1861.

Note: A R Courtney was appointed second lieutenant, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 15 May, 1861, and captain, Courtney Henrico Artillery, on 8 July, 1861.

Unlettered Company Sons of Fluvanna or Fluvanna Artillery No.1: Capt. W H Holman
The company was accepted in state service at Fluvanna County, Virginia, on 20 May, 1861, and was mustered in state service on 20 June, 1861. First Lieutenant W H Holman, Fluvanna Artillery No.1, was appointed captain, Fluvanna Artillery No.1, on 28 June, 1861, and the company was stationed at Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, on 5 September, 1861. The company assigned to the Reserve Artillery, under the command of Colonel W N Pendleton, Confederate Statse Army, on 14 January, 1862, and the Fluvanna Artillery No.1 and the Fluvanna Artillery No.2 were consolidated and redesignated the Fluvanna Artillery, under the command of Captain J L Massie, on 4 October, 1862.

Note: J L Massie was appointed second lieutenant, infantry, Confederate States Army, on 15 February, 1862, and senior first lieutenant, Fluvanna Artillery No.1, on 16 May, 1862.

The Baptist College Battalion Artillery was stationed at the Baptist College Artillery Barracks, Fush Hill, near Richmond, Virginia, under the command of Captain T H Carter, King William Artillery, between 1 and 9 August, 1861, and was ordered to Manassas Junction, Virginia, by Special Orders No.136, Paragraph XVII, Adjutant & Inspectors General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 28 August, 1861.

Note: The King William Artillery proceeded to Manassas Junction, Virginia, by Special Orders No.136, Paragraph XVII, Adjutant & Inspectors General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 11 September, 1861, dated 28 August, 1861, and arrived at Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, at 4 PM on 12 September, 1861. The company was ordered to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 14 September, 1861.

Baptist College Artillery Barracks

  • Goochland Artillery: Capt. J H Guy
    The Goochland Artillery was mustered in state service at Richmond, Virginia, by Colonel J B Baldwin, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 6 June, 1861, and was stationed at the Baptist College Artillery Barracks, Hermitage or New Fairgrounds, near Richmond, Virginia, on 30 June, 1861. The company was stationed at Camp Magruder, near Baptist or Oak Church, on the extension of Cary Street, two miles west of Richmond, Virginia, on 15 July, 1861.
  • Hampden Artillery: Capt. L S Marye
    The Hampden Artillery was stationed at the Baptist College Artillery Barracks, Hermitage or New Fairgrounds, near Richmond, Virginia, between 17 May and 22 June, 1861 (See the Thomas Artillery).
  • Henrico Artillery: Capt. J H Sands
    The Henrico Artillery was mustered in state service at Richmond, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel J Selden, Provisional Army of Virginia, on 13 May, 1861, and was stationed at the Baptist College Artillery Barracks, Hermitage or New Fairgrounds, near Richmond, Virginia, on 29 May, 1861.
  • Orange Artillery: Capt. T J Peyton
    The Orange Artillery was assigned to Colonel J B Magruder, Provisional Army of Virginia, by Special Orders No.16, Headquarters of Division, Richmond, Virginia, on 4 May, 1861, and was stationed at the Baptist College Artillery Barracks, Hermitage or New Fairgrounds, near Richmond, Virginia, on 14 May, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the Richmond & York River Railroad to West Point, on the York River, King William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.41, Headquarters of Division, Richmond, Virginia, in the morning on 16 May, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.
  • Richmond Howitzer Battalion Artillery: Maj. G W Randolph
    The Richmond Howitzer Battalion Artillery, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Companies, were stationed at the Baptist College Artillery Barracks, Hermitage or New Fairgrounds, near Richmond, Virginia, between 28 April and 10 May, 1861 (See the Richmond Howitzer Battalion Artillery, 1st Company).
  • Richmond Fayette Artillery: Capt. H C Cabell
    The Richmond Fayette Artillery was stationed at the Baptist College Artillery Barracks, Hermitage or New Fairgrounds, near Richmond, Virginia, on 7 May, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Richmond & York River Railroad to West Point, on the York River, King William County, Virginia, on 8 May, 1861 (See the 1st Virginia Infantry).
  • Thomas Artillery: Capt. P B Stanard
    The Thomas Artillery was stationed at the Baptist College Artillery Barracks, Hermitage or New Fairgrounds, near Richmond, Virginia, between 17 May and 22 June, 1861 (See the Thomas Artillery).

Colonel J B Magruder, infantry, Confederate States Army: Captain & Brevet Lieutenant Colonel J B Magruder, 1st United States Artillery, resigned on 20 April, 1861, and was assigned to command the artillery in and around Richmond, Virginia, by General Orders No.5, Headquarters of Division, Richmond, Virginia, on 29 April, 1861. Colonel J B Magruder, Provisional Army of Virginia, was assigned to command the Virginia Forces in and around Richmond, Virginia, by General Orders No.12, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Virginia, on 8 May, 1861, and was relieved by General Orders No.18, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Virginia, on 19 May, 1861. He was appointed colonel, infantry, Confederate States Army, on 21 May, 1861, dated 16 March, 1861, and was assigned to command the District of Yorktown, Department of the Peninsula, at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, on 21 May, 1861. Colonel J B Magruder, infantry, Confederate States Army, was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 17 June, 1861.

Note: Brigadier General T T Fauntleroy, Provisional Army of Virginia, was assigned to command the Virginia Forces in and around Richmond, Virginia, by General Orders No.18, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Virginia, on 19 May, 1861, and assumed command by Special Orders No.48, Headquarters of Division, Richmond, Virginia, on 20 May, 1861.

Major J Pegram, Confederate States Army, 13 May, 1861: Major J Pegram, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command the Baptist College Artillery Barracks, Fush Hill, near Richmond, Virginia, by Special Orders No.38, Headquarters of Division, Richmond, Virginia, on 13 May, 1861.

Major B Allston, artillery, Confederate States Army, 20 June, 1861: B Allston was appointed first lieutenant, artillery, Confederate States Army, on 11 June, 1861, and was assigned to command the artillery in and about Richmond, Virginia, by Special Orders No.190, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Virginia, on 11 June, 1861. First Lieutenant B Allston was appointed major, artillery, Confederate States Army, on 20 June, 1861, and was stationed at the Baptist College Artillery Barracks, Hermitage or New Fairgrounds, Fush Hill, near Richmond, Virginia, between 20 and 28 June, 1861. Major B Allston, artillery, Confederate States Army, was temporarily assigned to the 19th Mississippi Infantry by Special Orders No.76, Paragraph XII, Adjutant & Inspectors General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 20 June, 1861, and appears on the muster roll of the 4th Alabama Infantry, Company F, on 30 June, 1861, and was assigned to command the 4th Alabama Infantry on 11 August, 1861 (See the 4th Alabama Infantry).

Captain E P Alexander, corps engineers, Confederate States Army, 28 June, 1861: Captain E P Alexander, corps engineers, Confederate States Army, arrived at Richmond, Virginia, on 1 June, 1861, and was assigned to command the Baptist College Artillery Barracks, Hermitage or New Fairgrounds, Fush Hill, near Richmond, Virginia, by Special Orders No.205, Paragraph V, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Virginia, on 28 June, 1861 (See Engineers, Army of the Potomac).

Sources

"The 4th Regiment of volunteers from the gallant Palmette State arrived in Richmond on Monday, the 17th inst."

The Richmond Daily Dispatch, 20 June, 1861 - South Carolina Volunteers

"Before the battle of First Manassas, the 4th Regiment was part of Jubal Early's Brigade, which consisted of the 13th Mississippi and the 24th and 7th Virginia Regiments."

South Carolina's military organisations during the War Between the States: The Upstate, by R S Seigler

South Carolina's military organisations during the War Between the States: Militia & reserves, by R S Seigler

Company J, Fourth South Carolina Infantry, at the first battle of Manassas, by B B Breazeale

South Carolina troops in Confederate service, Volume II, complied by A S Salley, Jr.

History of the Fourth Regiment South Carolina Volunteers, from the commencement of the war until Lee's surrender, by J W Reid

Notes

The 4th South Carolina Infantry was organised on 4 February, 1861, and was accepted in state service on 6 March, 1861.

Note: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was mustered in state service for one year at Pendleton, Anderson District, South Carolina, on 14 April, 1861.

Anderson to Pendleton, Anderson County, South Carolina, 14-15 April, 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was ordered to rendezvous at North Main Street, Anderson, Anderson District, South Carolina, on 14 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Blue Ridge Railroad to Pendleton, Anderson District, South Carolina, the same day.

Note: The Keowee Riflemen or Volunteers, under the command of Captain J W Livingston, was temporarily assigned to the 4th South Carolina Infantry in 1861 and was mustered in Confederate service for the war as the 1st South Carolina Rifles, Company A, at Camp Pickens, near Sandy Springs, Anderson District, South Carolina, by First Lieutenant B F Sloan, artillery, Confederate States Army, on 20 July, 1861.

Pendleton, Anderson District, to Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, 15-17 April, 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Greenville & Columbia Railroad to Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, under the command of Acting Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel J E B Sloan, on 15 and 16 April, 1861, and arrived at Camp O'Connell, the Fairgrounds, near Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, on 17 April, 1861.

Note: Note: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was stationed at Camp O'Connell, the Fairgrounds, near Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, under the command of Brigadier General A C Garlington, South Carolina Volunteers, on 1 May, 1861.

Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, Company A, 6-7 May, 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry, Company A, was ordered to proceed by the Charlotte Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, at 3 PM on 6 May, 1861, and arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad in the evening on 7 May, 1861.

Note: The 4th South Carolina Infantry, Company A, was assigned to the 2nd South Carolina Infantry, Company B, at Richmond, Virginia, between 16 May and 24 June, 1861 (See the 2nd South Carolina Infantry).

Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, Company K, 2 June, 1861: The Fort Hill Guards was mustered in state service for one year as the 4th South Carolina Infantry, Company K, at Camp O'Connell, near Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, on 2 June, 1861.

Mustered in one year, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, 7 June, 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, by Lieutenant Colonel B E Bee, infantry, Confederate States Army, on 7 June, 1861.

Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, 15-17 June, 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Northeastern Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, at 8 AM on 15 June, 1861, and arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad via Wilmington, New Hanover County, and Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina, and Petersburg, Virginia, in the evening on 17 June, 1861.

Richmond to Manassas Junction, Virginia, 20-21 June, 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Manassas Junction, Virginia, by Special Orders No.74, Paragraph IV, Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 20 June, 1861, dated 18 June, 1861, and was accompanied by Major N G Evans, cavalry, Confederate States Army. The regiment arrived by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad at Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, via Gordonsville, Orange County, Virginia, on 21 June, 1861.

Note: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was assigned to the Sixth Brigade, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Colonel J A Early, by General Orders No.20, Paragraph VI, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, on 20 June, 1861 (See the Sixth Brigade, Army of the Potomac).

Manassas Junction to Gainesville, Prince William County, Virginia, 21 June 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Manassas Gap Railroad to Gainesville, Prince William County, Virginia, on 22 June, 1861, and arrived the same day.

Special Orders No.55, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, 21 June, 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was detached from the Sixth Brigade, Army of the Potomac, by Special Orders No.55, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, on 21 June, 1861.

Gainesville, Prince William County, to Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, 22-23 June 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was ordered to Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, under the command of Major N G Evans, cavalry, Confederate States Army, by Special Orders No.55, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, in the morning on 22 June, 1861, dated 21 June, 1861, and arrived at Carter's Green, near Aldie, Loudoun County, Virginia, in the evening the same day. The regiment was ordered to Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, in the morning on 23 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Caroline, near Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, the same day.

Note: Major N G Evans, cavalry, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command Loudoun County and the Potomac River between Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, and Drainesville, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 23 June, 1861.

Frying Pan Church, on the Old Ox Road, Fairfax County, Virginia, 10-11 July, 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was ordered to Frying Pan Church, on the Old Ox Road, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 10 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Tabor, near Frying Pan Church, on the Old Ox Road, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening on 11 July, 1861.

Evans' Demi Brigade, Army of the Potomac, near Frying Pan Pan Church, on the Old Ox Road, Fairfax County, Virginia, 11 July, 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was assigned to Evans' Demi Brigade, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Major N G Evans, cavalry, Confederate States Army, near Frying Pan Church, on the Old Ox Road, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 11 July, 1861.

Note: Major N G Evans, cavalry, Confederate States Army, was assigned to command the troops at and in the vicinity of Frying Pan Church, on the Old Ox Road, Fairfax County, Virginia, as part of the Fifth Brigade, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Colonel P St G Cocke, 19th Virginia Infantry, on 11 July, 1861 (See the 19th Virginia Infantry). The 4th South Carolina Infantry was stationed between Frying Pan Church, on the Old Ox Road, and Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 13 July, 1861.

Withdrawal to Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, 17 July, 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was ordered to withdraw to the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, on 17 July, 1861, and arrived in the evening the same day.

Note: Colonel J R Hagood, 1st South Carolina Infantry, was stationed at Camp Tabor, near Frying Pan Church, on the Old Ox Road, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 17 July, 1861.

After the first battle of Manassas the 4th South Carolina Infantry was stationed near the Stone Bridge, on Bull Run River, in the evening on 21 July, 1861.

Note: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was assigned to the Third Brigade, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, by Special Orders No.169, Paragraph I, Headquarters, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, on 25 July, 1861.

Organisation of Third Brigade, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, 25 July, 1861: 4th South Carolina Infantry, 5th South Carolina Infantry, 6th South Carolina Infantry, 9th South Carolina Infantry

Stone Bridge to Union Mills & Centreville Road, between the Braddock Road & Union Mills Ford, on the Bull Run River, 29 July, 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was ordered to the Union Mills & Centreville Road, between the Braddock Road and Union Mills Ford, on the Bull Run River, in the morning on 29 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Pettus, near the Union Mills & Centreville Road, between the Braddock Road and Union Mills Ford, on the Bull Run River, the same day.

Union Mills & Centreville Road, between the Braddock Road & Union Mills Ford, on the Bull Run River, to Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, 12 August, 1861: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was ordered to Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.218, Paragragh I, Headquarters, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, in the morning on 12 August, 1861, dated 10 August, 1861, and arrived in the afternoon the same day.

Reorganised near Yorktown, York County, Vithinia, 13th South Carolina Battalion Infantry: The 4th South Carolina Infantry was reorganised as the 13th South Carolina Battalion Infantry, also known as the 4th South Carolina Battalion Infantry, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel C S Mattison, near Yorktown, York County, Virginia, on 24 April, 1862.

Note: The 13th South Carolina Battalion Infantry was consolidated as two companies and was assigned to the Hampton Legion Infantry, Companies I and K, on 11 November, 1862 (See the Hampton Legion).

Major N G Evans, cavalry, Confederate States Army, Seventh (Demi) Brigade, Army of the Potomac: Captain N G Evans, 2nd United States Cavalry, Company H, resigned at Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, on 23 February, dated 27 February, 1861, and was appointed major and assistant adjutant general, Provisional Army of South Carolina, on 27 February, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Cavalry). Major & Assistant Adjutant General N G Evans, Provisional Army of South Carolina, arrived at Cokesbury, Greenwood District, South Carolina, on 14 March, 1861, and was appointed adjutant general to Brigadier General R G M Dunovant, Provisional Army of South Carolina, on 28 March, 1861. He was ordered to Sullivan's Island, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 9 April, 1861, and was on duty during the bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbour, on 12 and 13 April, 1861. Major & Adjutant General N G Evans, Provisional Army of South Carolina, was stationed at Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, on 16 May, 1861, and was appointed major, cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 21 May, 1861, dated 16 March, 1861. Major N G Evans, cavlary, Confederate States Army, mustered the 7th South Carolina Infantry in Confederate service on 4 June, 1861, and was ordered to Manassas Junction, Virginia, by Special Orders No.74, Paragraph VI, Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 18 June, 1861 (See the 7th South Carolina Infantry). He was accompanied the 4th South Carolina Infantry and arrived by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad at Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, via Gordonsville, Orange County, Virginia, on 21 June, 1861. Major N G Evans was ordered to Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, on 22 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the 4th South Carolina Infantry. He was assigned to command at Loudoun County and the Potomac River between Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, and Drainesville, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 23 June, 1861, and was ordered to Frying Pan Church, on the Old Ox Road, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 10 July, 1861. Major N G Evans was appointed colonel, cavlary, Confederate States Army, on 23 July, 1861, and was assigned to command the Seventh Brigade, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, by Special Orders No.169, Paragarph I, Headquarters, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, on 25 July, 1861. Colonel N G Evans, cavlary, Confederate States Army, was ordered to Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.212, Paragraph I, Headquarters, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, on 8 August, 1861, and was appointed brigadier general, Confederate States Army, on 21 October, 1861.

Note: Major N G Evans, cavlary, Confederate States Army, was ordered to Manassas Junction, Virginia, by Special Orders No.198, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Virginia, on 20 June, 1861.

The 4th South Carolina Infantry was assigned to the Third Brigade, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Brigadier General D R Jones, by Special Orders No.169, Paragraph I, Headquarters, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, on 25 July, 1861.

Reports

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.111: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp560-562
Colonel J B E Sloan, Fourth South Carolina Infantry, dated near the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run, River, 23 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.110: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp558-560
Colonel N G Evans, Seventh Brigade, Army of the Potomac, dated near the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, 24 July, 1861