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South Carolina.

The volunteers from South Carolina held the position of right and followed just after the marshals. Brigadier-General Hugvemin was in charge of the First division, in which were these companies from the Fourth and Third regiments:

Sumter Guards, Captain Brand; Gordon Rifles, of Bennettsville, Captain J. L. McLaurin; Butler Guards, of Greensboro, Captain W. A. Hunt; the Washington Light Infantry, of Charleston, two platoons, fifty men, Captain Alexander W. Marshall. These commands formed a battalion with Major Gilchrist and Colonel B. J. Auld connected with it.

The Palmetto regiment (Second) came next, and was preceded by Brigadier-General James and staff. Adjutant W. H. Brennan was in command of this regiment, which was constituted as follows: Gordon Light Infantry, Captain Jordan; Edisto Rifles, Captain Bull; Palmetto Rifles, Captain H. H. Hall; Governor's Guard, Lieutenant E. E. Cairo, acting captain; Jenkins Rifles, Captain W. B. Moore; Richland Volunteers, Captain Nemnham; and Catawba Rifles, Lieutenant J. F. Reid in command. This regiment had with it the old [268] battle-flag which was carried by Hart's battery, Hampton's Horse Artillery, and which was in 153 engagements. It was carried by Mr. Lewis Sherfesee, the original color-bearer, who received it at Charleston. The flag floated in every battle from Bentonville to Gettysburg.

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