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Books about Pickens Co., SC in the War Between the States

(American Civil War)



This list of books pertaining to the War Between the States in Pickens County was compiled by Steve Batson. If you would like to contribute to this project, please contact Traci Parsons-Holder or Dawn W. Cabe.



Orr's Rifles

General Reading

  • The History of a Brigade of South Carolinians by J. F. J. Caldwell
  • Southern Historical Society Papers Orr's South Carolina Rifles, Vol 27, 1899 by J. W. Mattison


Rosters

  • Rebels in Gray, Soldiers from Pickens District 1861-65 by Louise Bell (Company Command, A, C, E, F, L)
  • Pee Dee Light Artillery, Roster of Company H by Joseph W. Brunson
  • Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-65 Volumes I-VII by the the United Daughters of the Confederacy
    • History of Regiment, Vol. II, page 2
    • History of, Vol. III, page 39
    • History of, Vol. III, page 474
    • Conner Letters, 158 pages, Vol. II page 5
    • Officer’s of Orr’s, Vol. VII, page 263
    • Co. C, Vol. VI, page 58
    • Co. F, Roster, Vol. VI, page 78
    • Co. F, Roster, Vol. II, page 559
    • Co. K, Vol. V, Page 546
    • Co. L, Vol. VII, page 268



Moore's Rifles

General Reading

  • History of Anderson County (Partial Rosters, Companies F & G) by L. A. Vandiver


Rosters

  • Rebels in Gray, Soldiers from Pickens District 1861-65 by Louise Bell (Companies B, C, D, H, K)
  • Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-65 Volumes I-VII by the the United Daughters of the Confederacy
    • Lt. Col. D.L. Donald Co. F Second Rifles, Vol. V, page 490
    • Co. C, Roster, Vol. II, page 562
    • Co. E, Roster Vol. II, page 556
    • Co. F, Roster Vol. II, page 553
    • Co. F, Roster Vol. V, page 537
    • Co. G, Roster, Vol. V, page 538



The Fourth South Carolina

General Reading

  • Fourth S. C. Vols., Sloan's by Ron Field
  • The Palmetto Riflemen by James A. Hoyt (Co. B, Fourth Regiment, C. S. Vols.; Co. C, Palmetto Sharpshooters)
  • Camp Life of a Confederate of Bratton's Brigade of Longstreet's Corps by Richard Lewis
  • History of the 4th Regiment of South Carolina Volunteers by Jesse Walton Reid


Rosters

  • Rebels in Gray, Soldiers from Pickens District 1861-65 by Louise Bell (Co. B, E, H, I)
  • History of Anderson County (Partial Rosters Company B, C, and D) by L. A. Vandiver
  • Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-65 Vol I & II (Company K) by the United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-65 Volumes I-VII by the United Daughters of the Confederacy
    • Co. B, Roster, Palmetto Riflemen, Vol. V, page 535
    • Co. D, Roster, Vol. V, page 541
    • Co. I, Roster, Ft. Hill Guard, Vol. II, page 560
    • Co. J, Roster, Vol. VII, page 267


Secondary Source

  • The Struck Eagle: A Biography of Micah Jenkins and a History of the Fifth South Carolina Volunteers and the Palmetto Sharpshooters (Rosters) by James J. Baldwin III



The Twelfth South Carolina Volunteers

General Reading

  • The History of a Brigade of South Carolinians by J. F. J. Caldwell


Rosters

  • Rebels in Gray, Soldiers from Pickens District 1861-65 by Louise Bell (Companies G and K)
  • Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-65 Volumes I-VII by the United Daughters of the Confederacy
    • Palmer Rifles, Roster, Vol. II, page 565
    • Co. H, Rosters, Vol. VI, page 457



First South Carolina Cavalry

General Reading

  • Crumbling Defenses or Memoirs and Reminiscences of John Logan Black by Eleanor D. McSwain
  • Southern Historical Society, Vol. 16 Charge of Black's Cavalry at Gettysburg by P. J. Malone


Rosters

  • Rebels in Gray, Soldiers from Pickens District 1861-65 by Louise Bell (Company F)



Second South Carolina Cavalry

General Reading

  • Autobiography of Arab by Prioleau Henderson
  • Giant in Grey by Manley Wellman


Rosters

  • Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-65 Volume II by the United Daughters of the Confederacy (Company I, page 584)



Fifth Cavalry

General Reading

  • Butler and His Cavalry: 1861-1865 by U. R. Brooks
  • Stories of the Confederacy by U. R. Brooks
  • My Dear Mother and Sisters, Civil War Letters of Captain A. B. Mulligan, Company B, Fifth South Carolina, Butler's Division, Hampton's Corp, 1861-65 by Olin Hutchinson


Rosters

  • Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-65 Volumes I-VII by the United Daughters of the Confederacy
    • Co. A, Roster, Vol. VII, page207
    • Co. D, Roster, Vol. II, page 603
    • Co. K, Roster, Vol. II, page 602
    • Co. D, Vol. V, page 289
    • Co. K, Vol. V, page 291


Hampton Legion

  • The Hampton Legion, Part I by Ron Field
  • The Hampton Legion, Part II by Ron Field



Pickens and South Carolina in Reconstruction

General Reading

  • A Union Officer in Reconstruction by J. W. Deforest
  • Negro Militia and Reconstruction by Otis Singletary
  • Ousting the Carpetbagger from South Carolina by Henry Thompson
  • After Slavery, The Negro in South Carolina During Reconstruction, 1861-1877 by Joel Williamson


 

Pickens Co., SC in the Civil War

© 1999 Dawn Watson Cabe