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CHarris

Cadet
Joined
Mar 17, 2017
Looking for info on what Regt. my GG grandfather was in. The only info I have on him only says Reg.2 Pickens S.C. His name was John Harris born Dec.21,1838 killed at Ft.Harrison Va. Sept.30,1864
Thanks
 

MOBDEnut

Corporal
Joined
Apr 24, 2017
Probably, 2nd Regiment, South Carolina Rifles there is a John Harris in CO C of this Regiment raised in Pickens county SC, They were at FT Harrison from Sep 28-30 64
The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,815 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.
Company A - many men from Abbeville District (County), a few from Laurens District (County) and Newberry District (County)
Company B - many men from Pickens District (County) now Oconee County
Company C - many men from Pickens District (County), now inOconee County
Company D - many men from Anderson District (County) and Pickens District (County)
Company E - many men from Pickens District (County), Anderson District District (County), and Greenville District (County)
Company F - many men from Pickens District (County), Anderson District (County), Abbeville District (County)
Company G - many men from Anderson District (County), Greenville District (County), and a few from Georgia
Company H - many men from Pickens District (County)
Company I - many men from Pickens District (Seigler says there was no Company I)
Company K - many men from Abbeville District (County), Anderson District (County) and Pickens District (County)
Company L (possibly also known as the Butler Guards) - Anderson District (County), a few from Greenville District (County) and Spartanburg District (County)
Company names, nickname, county of origin obtained from: Seigler[3], Batson[5]


https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/2nd_Regiment,_South_Carolina_Rifles
 
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CHarris

Cadet
Joined
Mar 17, 2017
Thanks for the reply s ,just what I was looking for. Before this info we only knew he died somewhere near Petersburg.
 
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Looking for info on what Regt. my GG grandfather was in. The only info I have on him only says Reg.2 Pickens S.C. His name was John Harris born Dec.21,1838 killed at Ft.Harrison Va. Sept.30,1864
Thanks
Has anyone helped you? I can look on Fold3 for you.
 
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Zella

2nd Lieutenant
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May 23, 2018
Looking for info on what Regt. my GG grandfather was in. The only info I have on him only says Reg.2 Pickens S.C. His name was John Harris born Dec.21,1838 killed at Ft.Harrison Va. Sept.30,1864
Thanks
Were you ever able to confirm which regiment your ancestor was in? :smile:
 
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