South Carolina Holcombe Legion Infantry Battalion (Confederate)

    21 Nov 1861

    South Carolina Holcombe Legion Infantry Battalion organized at South Carolina.

    17 Sep 1862

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Colonel Peter F. Stevens.

    17 Sep 1862

    Participated in the Battle of Antietam at Sharpsburg, Maryland.

    The Battle of Antietam
    The Battle of Antietam

    The Army of the Potomac, under the command of Maj. Gen. George McClellan, mounted a series of powerful assaults against General Robert E. Lee's forces along Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17th, 1862. Read More

    09 Jun 1864

    Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General Henry A. Wise.

    Brigadier General Henry A. Wise

    25 Mar 1865

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Colonel William J. Crawley.

    25 Mar 1865

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General William H. Wallace.

    Brigadier General William H. Wallace

    25 Mar 1865

    Assigned to the Division led by Major General Bushrod Johnson.

    Major General Bushrod Johnson

    25 Mar 1865

    Participated in the Battle of Fort Stedman at Petersburg, VA.

    The Battle of Fort Stedman
    The Battle of Fort Stedman

    By March of 1865, Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's grip on the Confederate lines around Petersburg was having its desired effect. Outnumbered and weakened by disease, desertion and shortage of food and supplies, Gen. Robert E. Lee had few options. After careful study of the Union troops in his sector of the line, Maj. Gen. John B. Gordon suggested to Lee the possibility of a successful offensive strike against Grant. In front of Gordon's men, Union-held Fort Stedman seemed the best target for a Confederate a… Read More

    09 Apr 1865

    Participated in the Battle of Appomattox Court House at Appomattox Court House, VA.

    The Battle of Appomattox Court House
    The Battle of Appomattox Court House

    Between 26,000 and 28,000 Confederate soldiers surrendered and were paroled. Read More

    09 Apr 1865

    South Carolina Holcombe Legion Infantry Battalion mustered out at South Carolina.

    South Carolina, United States of America

    Field Officers

    Brigadier General Henry A. Wise

    Brigadier General Nathan G. Evans

    Brigadier General William H. Wallace

    Colonel Peter F. Stevens

    Colonel William J. Crawley

    Major General Bushrod Johnson