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Cavalry Battalion, Holcombe Legion      
Company A
John Marion Robinson - Private   
According to his father's (Richard Robinson) testimony before the Southern Claims Commission in 1877, John ran away from home in Vinings Station, Cobb County, Georgia to join the CSA Army in SC. According to John's Confederate Veterans pension application of 1913 he was recruited in Atlanta along with the Simpson brothers to go to Charleston SC to join. He later married Sylvanis S Simpson after the war.
Contact Name:  Michael Lord
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Date Added:  5/25/2009
Company B
C B Byars - Unknown   
My great-great-great grandfather. I have a copy of a letter he wrote home from Petersburg VA in October of 1864. It says he was a member of Capt. William Bridges 15th South Carolina Volunteers.
Contact Name:  Michael Wray
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Date Added:  4/25/2009
Company C
Jacob Lemuel Alewine - Private   
My great grandfather's great grandfather. Joined with his three brothers and his father. Wounded or fell ill in N. Carolina, died in Charlotte Apr. 21, 1865.
Contact Name:  Mike Beach
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Date Added:  2/10/2007
Company C
Paul Hamilton Craps - Private   
B. 7/4/1844; enlisted 8/61 Lightwood Knot Springs, WIA Sharpsburg 9/17/62 Wound from gunshot approx 1/2 way between sternum and left shoulder, 1 inch below collar bone, exited 1 inch below scapula. This was likely at the hands of the 9th NY 'Hawkins' Zouaves.' Captured and imprisoned in Ft. McHenry. Later exchanged and hospitalized in Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond. Lost use of left hand due to wound, returned from home on medical furlough to rejoin but was turned away. Discharged Feb. 1863.
Contact Name:  Shannon Crapps
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Date Added:  1/16/2010
Company C
E. Lemuel Nichols - Unknown   
Technically I am a descendent of Wesley Nichols, Lemuel's brother.
Contact Name:  Mary Ellen Cruz
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Date Added:  3/6/2006
Company C
Levi Nichols - Unknown   
I am a descendent of Wesley Nichols, Levi's brother.
Contact Name:  Mary Ellen Cruz
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Date Added:  3/6/2006
Company C
Wesley Nichols - Unknown   
You may have heard of my great grandfather's Autobiography and Civil War Recollections
Contact Name:  Mary Ellen Cruz
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Date Added:  3/5/2006
Company D
William Brown - Private   
William Brown Killed May 12,1864 at the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse. Looking for his burial spot.
Contact Name:  Roger
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Date Added:  5/11/2008
Company D
William Brown - Private   
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Contact Name:  Roger Cothran
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Date Added:  9/27/2008
Company F
m s kendrick - Private   
b.10/19/29 enl 8/29/61 union city hosp. sc died of smallpox 12/18/62 g.h.howards grove hosp bur.gilead bap. ch jonasville ,union, sc grgruncle
Contact Name:  joseph pridmore
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Date Added:  1/8/2009
Company F
thomas j kendrick - Corporal   
enl 4th cpl 9/23/62 at germantown va wounded at fredricksburg va 12/13/62adm.w/gun shot wound in arm to g.h. no.18 on 12/15/62 trn. to winder hosp12/17/62 died of wound 1/23/63 bur. skull shoals bap. ch cherokee co. gaffney sc my grgruncle
Contact Name:  joseph pridmore
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Date Added:  1/8/2009
Company F
Henry Hancock Littlejohn - 2nd Corporal   
Enlisted 9/30/61 Union C.H. SC, Wounded 3 time head, foot and leg, paroled at Greensboro, SC 5/2/65
Contact Name:  David Sosnowski
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Date Added:  7/20/2010
Company F
John Richard Page - Private   
B.Dec 10 1810 Union SC. D:Oct 29 1876 Kelton Union SC.} Enlisted Aug 29 1861 . age 51 in {capt C.W Boyds co union courthouse SC, muster sep 7 1861 Fightwood Knot Springs near Columbia SC .
Contact Name:  trisstrickland
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Date Added:  12/5/2012
Company F
a j sanders - Private   
enl. union city hsp. 1/7/64 wia spotsylvania c.h. 5/8/64 admitted to r&w hsp richmond with gun shot wound minie ball to right arm paroled as pvt co.i 7th sc rgt greensboro,nc my grgrgrandfather
Contact Name:  joseph pridmore
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Date Added:  1/8/2009
Company F
robert s wilkins - Private   
b.7/12/29 from spartanburg district sc enl pvt 9/30/61 at union city hosp wounded and captured in action chancellorsville va 5/2/63 adm w/gunshot wound to rt arm and left hip to u.s. g.h.fairfax seminary near alexandria va app. on pow roll old capitol prison washington d.c.7/3/63 arr. at point lookout balt md 8/23/63exch to chimborazo hosp. 3/24/64 returned to duty 1/3/65 d 9/6/73 buried el bethel bapt. ch gaffney cherokee co sc my grgrgrandfather
Contact Name:  joseph pridmore
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Date Added:  1/8/2009
Company Field & Staff
William Davie Desaussure - Colonel   
Col Desaussure was killed at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863. He was buried on the battlfield, and then removed to Virginia, where he was buried in Richmond, and was removed again to Columbia, SC where lays at rest in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Contact Name:  Tim Taylor
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Date Added:  12/30/2008
Company G
john thompson - Private   
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Contact Name:  joe thompson
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Date Added:  10/28/2005
Company G
SIDNEY B THOMPSON - Private   
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Contact Name:  JOE THOMPSON
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Date Added:  10/28/2005
Company G
THOMAS SCOTT THOMPSON - Private   
LOOKING FOR FAMILY
APPOMATTOX 4/8/65
Contact Name:  JOE THOMPSON
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Date Added:  10/28/2005
Company H
Columbus F Garner - Private   
dob;1/27/1827 SC dod;8/16/1899 yell,Arkansas ( fought at 2nd manassas VA) gettysburg / sharpsburg/ draw pension Yell Arkansas 1891-1935 }CSA
Contact Name:  Tris Strickland
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Date Added:  2/25/2012
Company H
george w garner - Private   
enl 5/11/62union sc wia spotsylvania c.h. va 5/8/64 admitted to jackson hosp w/wounds to head and face (by a shell)buried garner cemetery union sc pea ridge area my grgrgrandfather
Contact Name:  joseph pridmore
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Date Added:  1/8/2009
Company H
Lemuel Garner (sr) - Private   
DOB. 1843 Union SC. Died mar 17 1863 Chimborazo Hospitial Richmond VA. ( wounded 2nd manassas virginia POW. }
Contact Name:  Tris Strickland
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Date Added:  2/25/2012
Company I
Z E Amick - Private   
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Contact Name:  Tommy Amick
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Date Added:  4/19/2015
Company I
Abram J. Frick - Sergeant   
Born 1824 in Lexington County, SC, son of Jacob Frick and Christiner Lever Frick.
Served in the 15th Infantry, Co. I, CSA. Enlisted as a private 03/18/1962, at Camp Elliott, SC. Recruit from Lexington District, Admitted to General Hospital No. 21, 09/27/1862, Present for duty 11/1861 through 04/1862, Present for duty 05/1862 through 05/1864. Wounded in Action at Spotsylvania Courthouse 05/08/1864. Wounded in Action, with mini ball to the head at Cold Harbor 06/04/1864. Seen at Receiving & Wayside Hospital 06/05/1864, admitted with V.S. mini ball head wound to Jackson Hospital 06/05/1864. Transferred from Jackson Hospital to Huguenot Springs Confederate Hospital 07/08/1864. Died of wounds and disease at Winder Hospital in Richmond 07/27/1864. Buried at Huguenot Springs Confederate Cemetery, just outside of Richmond, in Subletts, Powhatan County, VA. Personal effects claimed by Rebecca Wicker Frick, wife, 12/05/1864. Brothers, Sgt. Levi Archibald Frick and Samuel Jesse Frick, also served in the Confederate States Army.
Contact Name:  Faye F. Cannon
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Date Added:  5/14/2012
Company I
David Isaiah Fulmer - Private   
From Page 8, The Newberry Observer, 12/5/1902:
David I. Fulmer, 71, of Little Mountain (now Prosperity), died 11/27/1902. He was a member of Co. ‘I' 15th SC Regt. in the Confederate War, losing an arm at the Battle of Sharpsburg, July, 1862.
A son of Joel Fulmer and Mary Ann Fulmer Fulmer, he was survived by a wife, Frances Texanna Ham Fulmer; 5 children, Thomas Jefferson Fulmer, Harriet Lucinda F. Bickley, Mary Alice F. Keisler, John William Berley Fulmer, Maggie Lenora 'Nora' F. Dominick, and 5 grand children. Burial was in Macedonia Lutheran Church Cemetery, Prosperity, SC.

Born November 25, 1832, served in 15th SC Infantry, Co. I, CSA. Enlisted as a Private August 25, 1861 at Dutch Fork in Lexington District, SC. Appears on a payroll September & October, 1861. Present for duty November & December, 1861. Present for duty on January, 1862 through April, 1862. Wounded in action in right arm Sharpsburg September 17, 1862; Arm amputated. Returned home where he farmed, with only one arm. Died November 27, 1902 at his home in Macedonia community of Newberry County, SC. Buried in Macedonia Lutheran Church Cemetery, Prosperity, Newberry County, SC. Brothers, Levi Jack Fulmer & William Patrick Fulmer also served in the Confederate States Army.
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Date Added:  1/26/2012
Company I
George Noah Calvin Fulmer - 2nd Corporal   
George Noah Calvin Fulmer was the brother of John Hezekiah Fulmer who also served in Company I. Noah was present during the big battles of 1862 (wounded slightly at Battle of Fredericksburg) and 1863. He was wounded and in the hospital in April of 1864. Later that year he is taken prisoner at Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864. Wounded, he was exchanged on October 29, 1864 and eventually returned to the ranks to serve the remainder of the war.
Contact Name:  Pam Fulmer
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Date Added:  1/25/2012
Company I
John Hezekiah Fulmer - 2nd Lieutenant   
John started out as a Private but ultimately rose to the rank of Lieutenant in Company I. He was well liked by his men, and a brave soldier. He was wounded at the Battle of Sharpsburg and sent home to the Dutch Fork to recover. He was back in the ranks and fought in the Wheatfield at Gettysburg. Part of Longstreet's troops sent to fight at Chickamauga, he was mortally wounded there in the fight near Snodgrass Hill. He died a month later at his home in the Dutch Fork of South Carolina.
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Date Added:  1/25/2012
Company I
Levi Jack Fulmer - Private   
~Born May, 1831, died 1907, married Elizabeth Hamm Fulmer. He was a son of Joel Fulmer and Mary Ann Fulmer Fulmer. Lived approx. three miles from Macedonia Church, on the northwest corner of Macedonia Church Rd. & Granny Hill Rd. in rural Prosperity. Children include Patrick Calhoun Fulmer (1854-1935), James Levi Fulmer (1879-1956), Rev. Arie Esmond Fulmer (1882-1974), Roland Hoyt Fulmer (1892-1977), & Julius C. Backman Fulmer, (1895-1966).
~Fought in Company I, 15th South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the War Between the States.
~Fulmer, Levi J. Co. ‘I' 15 Regt. was a new member of the James D. Nance Camp Confederate Veterans. Page 8, Newberry Observer 5/2/1905; He received a Cross of Honor which was pinned on his lapel on Memorial Day 5/10/1905 by the UDC. Page 5, Newberry Observer 5/12/1905
~Fulmer, Levi, male, white, died 9/21/1907 of exhaustion from ulceration. The deceased was 77 years old, born in Newberry County, resided in SC for years. From the Newberry Observer, 09/1907.

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Date Added:  1/26/2012
Company I
William Patrick Fulmer - Private   
William Patrick enlisted in Company I in September of 1861 and served through the war. After the war he married Amanda Louise Long Fulmer, the widow of John Hezekiah Fulmer and had three children. He is buried in Macedonia Cemetery, Newberry, South Carolina.
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Date Added:  1/26/2012
Company I
Jacob Lindler - Private   
Jacob Lindler, born August 25, 1822, in Lexington County, SC. Son of John Lindler & Mary Madgalene Aull Lindler.
Served in 15th SC Infantry, Co. I, CSA. Enlisted as a Private March 18, 1862, at Camp Elliott, SC. Present for duty April, 1862. Admitted with typhoid fever to General Hospital Camp Winder in Richmond, VA, August 13, 1962. Furloughed 30 days October 10, 1862, AWOL December, 1862. Present for duty January & February, 1863, present for duty May, 1863 through August, 1863. Wounded in action, Chickamauga, GA, September 10, 1863, died at Medical College Hospital, Atlanta, GA September 29, 1863. Buried in Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, GA, Section B, Row 3, Grave 7. Claim filed by Sallie Eargle Lindler, wife, November 16, 1863.
Contact Name:  Faye F. Cannon
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Date Added:  5/14/2012
Company I
s. g. lindler - Private   
my great-grandfather served with the 15th sc. He was wounded at getttysburg and discharged in sept. of that yr due to wounds.
Contact Name:  al lindler
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Date Added:  8/18/2006
Company K
Samuel Augustus Medlock - Private   
1828-1917 Enlisted 30 March 1862. Paroled 26 April 1865. Wounded at the Battle of Sharpsburg.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  8/12/2018
Company K
William M. Rogers - Lieutenant   
Lieut. William M. Rogers was the son of Paul and Mary Rogers in the community of New Bordeaux in Abbevile County, South Carolina. He was of Huguenot descent, whose family emigrated to the back country of South Carolina in the mid-1760's.

William enlisted and served as a 1st Lieut. in 15th Regiment South Carolina Volunteers Infantry. In July 1862, the 15th South Carolina was sent to Virginia in Brigadier Thomas Drayton's Brigade. Drayton's Brigade was assigned to Major General David R. Jones' Division of Major General James Longstreet's wing of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. They fought under Drayton at Second Manassas, South Mountain and Sharpsburg. General Robert E. Lee transferred the 15th South Carolina to Kershaw's Brigade after the battle of Sharpsburg. In Kershaw's Brigade, they fought at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. After the battle of Gettysburg, the 15th South Carolina and the rest of Kershaw's Brigade accompanied General James Longstreet to North Georgia and East Tennessee where they fought in the Battle of Chicamauga.

At the battle of Chicamauge, Lieut. William M. Rogers was mortally wound on October 18th 1863. His remains were brought back to Willington, South Carolina and buried in the old Willington Presbyterian Curchyard cemetery. Survived by his wife, Carolina Covin Rogers and a daughter, Susan Frances.
Contact Name:  G. M. Gaston
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Date Added:  7/11/2013
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