2nd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry
2nd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Columbia, S. C., May 14 to June 15, and August 15 to 23, 1898, with 39 officers and 969 enlisted men.
- Assigned to Second Brigade, First Division, Seventh Army Corps, October 21
- Left Columbia September 15; arrived at Jacksonville, Fla., September 16
- Changed station from Jacksonville to Savannah, Ga., October 21
- Sailed from Savannah on steamship "Roumania" January 3, 1899; arrived at Habana, Cuba, January 6
- Companies A and B sailed from Habana on steamship "Olivette" March 22; arrived at Savannah, Ga., March 24, 1899
- Companies C, D, E, F, and G sailed on the steamship "Yarmouth" March 28; arrived at Savannah March 25
- Company H and headquarters sailed on the steamship "Olivette" March 25; arrived at Savannah March 28
- Companies I, K, L, and M sailed on the "Yarmouth" March 26; arrived at Savannah March 28
Mustered out of the service of the United States at Augusta, Ga., April 19, 1899, with 46 officers and 787 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men-died of disease, 19; deserted, 51.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581