Statistics for occurrence #1 of “South Carolina” in chapter 1.54 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...f martial instincts, as well as love of the section of his birth, A. H. Gladden was among the first to take up arms.
With some soldierly experience as an officer of the gallant Palmetto Regiment of South Carolina in the war with Mexico, his military worth was soon apparent, and he had risen to the command of a brigade.
This he disciplined in such a fashion as to show in what soldierly shape the splendid war...
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