Unit History – 4th South Carolina Infantry

25 05 2022

Was organized at Anderson, South Carolina, in March, 1861 and soon moved to Virginia. It fought at First Manassas under N. G. Evans and reported 11 killed, 79 wounded, and 6 missing. In April, 1862, the unit totalled 450 men and that same month was consolidated into five companies and redesignated the 4th South Carolina Battalion. Its commanders were Colonel John B. E. Sloan, Lieutenant Colonel Charles S. Mattison, and Major James H. Whitner.

From Joseph H. Crute, Jr., Units of the Confederate States Army, p. 253