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Cavalry Battalion, Holcombe Legion      
Company Unknown
Francis Eli Rodgers - Unknown   
This was my great great great grandfather. I've heard he had dark hair, blue eyes, and was a POW.
Contact Name:  J. Turner
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Date Added:  3/27/2007
Company A
Isaiah B. Rabon - Private   
Pvt. Isaiah B. Rabon 1844-1908 of Horry, SC served in Co A, . He was the son1st SC Artillery, CSA. Son of George Rabon & Barbara Johnson of Horry. Isaiah survived the war, got married & raised a family in the Cool Springs, SC area. Isaiah B. Rabon is buried at Cool Springs Southern Methodist Church near Aynor, SC. He has a flat granite marker with a cross beside it. He is my GG-grandfather via his oldest daughter, Helen Rabon Hucks 1869-1941 of Aynor, SC.
Contact Name:  Keith Edwards
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Date Added:  5/7/2012
Company A
W F THOMPSON - Unknown   
NOT AN ANCESTOR BUT LOOKING FOR FAMILY
Contact Name:  JOE THOMPSON
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Date Added:  10/28/2005
Company A
WILLIAM T THOMPSON - 2nd Sergeant   
KILLED AT REAMS STATION
ALSO CO E 15TH REGT CAV NOT AN ANCESTOR
Contact Name:  JOSEPH THOMPSON
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Date Added:  10/28/2005
Company B
jacob m cooley - Private   
Killed at adams run s.c. 1863 capt.treholms co rutledge mounted rifleman and horse artillery born in greenville s.c. in 1827
Contact Name:  sandy richey
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Date Added:  2/1/2018
Company B
Wyatt Hall - Private   
He was my great grandfather. He was sent to cover Lee's retreat from Richmond. He was wounded at Darbytown and imprisoned at Pt Lookout , Maryland. Lee surrendered, Papa swore an alleigance to the union and walked back to his farm called 'Fruit Hill' in Edgefield County SC and Saluda County Sc line.

He was paid extra for having officer grade horses and was 'B' Company cook. I have his pay records (copies)
Contact Name:  Tommy E. hall
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Date Added:  2/15/2008
Company C
thomas jefferson hughes - Private   
my grgrgrandfather enl 4/6/61 unionville(union)sc 5th sc inf joined holcombe legion bat. cav.co.d 8/25/62 they were reorganized as 7th south carolina co.c 3/18/64 served until appomattox
Contact Name:  joseph pridmore
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Date Added:  1/8/2009
Company D
William H. Ward - Private   
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Contact Name:  Greg Martin
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Date Added:  7/28/2009
Company E
Aaron Dickson Burton - Private   
Aaron was born in Newberry, Newberry Co. SC 16 May 1844. He enlisted at age 17 on 3 Dec 1861 in Capt J. P. Spearman's Co. C Holcomb's Legion. He has 11 cards in this file. This evolved into Co E 7th Regiment SC Cavalry. He suffered a gunshot wound to his hip during the Petersburg Siege and was admitted
1 June1864 to the Jackson Hospital at Richmond. He was paroled at Appomattox Court House 9 April 1865.
Prior to 18 March 1864 his duty was with Holcomb's Legion. At this point I have not documented his action with that unit.
We are related thru a distant marriage on my paternal line.
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  1/20/2020
Company E
John unkn Perkins - Private   
Capt. William Shannons Company (The Kirkwoods)
Holcombs Legion.... Later became part of the 7th.
Killed near home 1862.
Contact Name:  Arletta Wilson
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Date Added:  12/1/2006
Company F
John Sumter Cole - Private   
Born June 26, 1825 in Sumter County, SC. First wife with whom he had five children died October 24, 1862. Approximately four months later he enlisted March 7, 1863 in Company A, Tucker's Cavalry Squadron at Georgetown, SC. He was on that roster when it became Company F, 7th SC Cavalry. Present March 1863-February 12, 1864. Detailed to Commissary Depot in Georgetown February 12 - 29, 1864. Present mounted March - October 1864. Dismounted since October 7, 1864. On November 25, 1864, Captain W.L. Wallace wrote a letter to Col. H. Taylor where he mentions that Private J.S. Cole and Sgt. J.D. Sessions horses were killed by the enemy in action on the Charles City Road on October 7, 1864. Captain Wallace fixed appraisement and valued John's horse at $1,800. John Cole was wounded at Appomattox Station on April 8, 1865 in his right hand by a minie ball. He was at Flying (Field) Hospital, 24th Army Corps April 11 - 13, 1865; paroled at Appomattox while still a patient in the hospital; transferred to CSA General Hospital in Farmville on April 13, 1865; and again paroled and released on April 16, 1865. John S. Cole died October 7, 1900, the same month and day that his horse was killed 36 years earlier during the war. He is buried in Manning Cemetery, Clarendon County, SC.
Contact Name:  John Cliett
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Date Added:  7/31/2014
Company F
Benjamin Franklin Davis - Private   
Benjamin F. Davis is buried at Palmer Cemetery, Marion, SC. He is on findagrave with pictures of his stone, obit & family links. He was the son of Benjamin Saunders Davis & Julia Franklin Avant of Marion, SC. His sister was my GGG (Ann Catherine Davis Collins Floyd 1826-1906).
Contact Name:  Keith Edwards
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Date Added:  12/23/2014
Company F
Wesley Samuel Foxworth - Private   
My gg-grandfather.

Wesley enlisted in Confederate army on September 1, 1863 at Georgetown. He joined with Captain John Hyrne Tuckers Company of South Carolina Cavalry, 'Marion's Men of Winyah'. It was incorporated into the 7th SC Cavalry in March 1864 and formed Companys A and F of that regiment.

He died September 22, 1864 and is buried somewhere unknown in Virginia.

Contact Name:  Robin Moore
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Date Added:  6/29/2009
Company F
Thomas Frances Gillespie - 1st Lieutenant   
buried Conway, SC. Older brother of Frances Samuel Gillespie.
Contact Name:  Bill Gillespie
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Date Added:  11/16/2010
Company F
Daniel Dillon Marlow - Private   
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Contact Name:  Ronnie S. Roach
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Date Added:  10/11/2010
Company F
Daniel H. Rabon - Private   
Pvt. Daniel H. Rabon (1834-1904) of Horry, SC served in Co. F, 7th SC Calvary, CSA. He was the son of William Rabon & Mary Phillips Rabon of Horry, SC. Daniel was shot in the thigh during the war & did recover to finish his duty. He married Elizabeth Johnson & raised several children including my GG-grandmother, Amanda Rabon James 1868-1907 of Horry, SC. Daniel Rabon is named in his father's will of 1854 (www.HCHSonline.org) as inheriting a large tract of land (about 300 acres) & 7 head of hogs. He is my GGG-grandfather & is buried at Cool Springs Southern Methodist Church near Aynor, SC. He was among the last Confederates to withdraw from Richmond, VA after the war ended in 1865. Daniel Rabon can also be found at findagrave.com where several of his muster rolls are posted as well. I am the guardian of his grave.
Contact Name:  KEITH EDWARDS
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Date Added:  5/7/2012
Company F
David Scarborough Rabon - Sergeant   
David Rabon 1839-1912 was the son of William Rabon & Mary Phillips Rabon of the Cool Springs section of Horry Co., SC. He enlisted with Co L, 7th SC Infantry in Vienna, VA Sept. 30, 1861 age 21. He was admitted to hospital with measels June - July 1862. Promoted to 1st Corp. Jan. 1862. He was a POW at Fort McHenry Oct. 1862; paroled & sent to Fortress Monroe for exchange. Hospitalized Oct - Nov 1863 with wound to thigh. Enlisted with Tucker's Cavalry Co B, July 9, 1863 at Georgetown, SC. Transferred back to Co L, 7th SC Infantry Dec. 1863 - 1864. Promoted to 4th Sergeant June 4, 1864. Transferred to Co F, 7th SC Cavalry, CSA where he remained until the end of the war. David Rabon was serving as Horry Co. Commissioner at the time of his death in 1912. He is buried at a cemetery in Pine Island (near Myrtle Beach), SC (cemetery now lost).
Contact Name:  Keith Edwards
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Date Added:  10/13/2012
Company F
Jeremiah Rabon - Private   
Pvt. Jeremiah Rabon 1837-1864 enlisted with Co B, Tucker's Cavalry in Georgetown, SC Sept. 1863 & was on that roster when it became Co F, 7th SC Cavalry, CSA (Capt. W.L. Wallace). He was admitted to Jackson Hospital with fever May - June 1864 & again there with acute diarrhea Aug. 19-29, 1864. He did recover & returned to duty & was KIA Sept. 13, 1864. His place of burial is unknown (he was probably buried where he fell as many were). Jeremiah was the son of William Rabon & Mary Phillips Rabon. Jeremiah is my uncle via his brother, Daniel H. Rabon (my GGG-grandfather).
Contact Name:  Keith Edwards
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Date Added:  10/13/2012
Company F
Jeremiah Smith - 2nd Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Ronnie S. Roach
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Date Added:  10/11/2010
Company H
Tristram Thomas Burch - Private   
Tristram was born in 1844 in Mount Crogan, Chesterfield County South Carolina. He and five of his brothers joined Cavalry units to defend their homeland from the thugs and theives who invaded.
He enlisted at Camden, So.Car. on 21 Sept 1862. He was 17 years old. He later served in Co E Holcomb's Legion So.Car. Cav. in Capt. William M. Shannon's Co. [The Kirkwoods] So.Car. Cav.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  2/14/2014
Company I
Henry Green McLeod - Sergeant   
Henry was my 2nd great grandfather
Contact Name:  Lisa Isbell
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Date Added:  2/10/2014
Company I
James Friendly Strange - Private   
B.1841 Brother of R.B. Strange of this Co. Enlisted at same time and place.Paid $73.60 for use of his own horse in Feb. 1864. Detailed to look after disabled horses. Surrendered at Appomattox CH. Buried in Oak Grove Church Cemt. Manning, SC .
Contact Name:  Kenneth Williams
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Date Added:  11/26/2009
Company I
Robert Bennett Strange - Private   
B. 1835 D. 1896 Prev. Co.A Holcombe Legion Cav.Enlisted Nov. 13,1861 in Charleston. Absent from command after Dec. 31,1863. Detailed as a courier for General Beauregard. Surrendered at Appomattox. Brother of John&Joseph Co. C Hampton Legion Inf. Buried in Manning Cemt. Clarendon Co. SC .
Contact Name:  Kenneth Williams
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Date Added:  11/26/2009
Company I
William Thomas Strange - Private   
B.1833 D.1906 Brother of R.B & J.F. Strange of this command. Enlisted July 4,1862 in Sumter SC. Detailed as a teamster and dismounted from May, 1864. Reported to Richmond Va. and surrendered on April 22,1865. Buried in Troublefield Cem. on Troublefield Rd. Wedgefield , SC.
Contact Name:  Kenneth Williams
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Date Added:  11/26/2009
Company I
John Wesley Young - Private   
My great-great grandfather; he was detailed as a courier to General Beauregard in 1864 and is on the roll of those paroled at Appomattox.
Contact Name:  Elizabeth Young
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Date Added:  2/19/2012
Company K
J R Davis - Private   
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Contact Name:  Terra Ciurro
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Date Added:  6/23/2015
Company K
William Robert Veal - Private   
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Contact Name:  Judy jewett
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Date Added:  11/11/2015
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