The Fourth Alabama Painting by Don Troiani

Unassigned, Army of the Potomac

Captain J Conner, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company A

Captain J Conner, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company A

Hampton Legion

Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry was mustered in Confederate service for one year and the war 12 June, 1861. Arrived at Manassas Junction, Prince Willaim County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861

COLONEL W HAMPTON
W Hampton was appointed colonel, Hampton Legion, on 27 April, 1861.

LIEUTENANT COLONEL B J JOHNSON
Captain B J Johnson, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company A, was appointed lieutenant colonel, Hampton Legion, on 3 May, 1861, and was killed at the first battle of Manassas on 21 July, 1861.

MAJOR J B GRIFFIN
J B Griffin was appointed major, Hampton Legion, on 19 May, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Ashland, Slash Cottage, on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, west of Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, on 21 July, 1861. Major J B Griffin, Hampton Legion, was appointed lieutenant colonel, Hampton Legion, on 15 August, 1861, dated 21 July, 1861.

Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry

Company A Washington Light Infantry: CAPT. J CONNER
The company was accepted in state service at Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, under the command of Captain B J Johnson, on 27 April, 1861, and Captain B J Johnson, Washington Light Infantry, was appointed lieutenant colonel, Hampton Legion, on 3 May, 1861. Captain J Conner, Montgomery Guards, 17th South Carolina Militia Infantry, was assigned to command the Washington Light Infantry on 7 May, 1861, and the company was ordered to proceed by the South Carolina Railroad to Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, at 8 PM on 31 May, 1861. The company was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, by Captain W R Calhoun, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, on 12 June, 1861, and was assigned to the 2nd South Carolina Infantry during the first battle of Manassas on 21 July, 1861 (See the 2nd South Carolina Infantry). Second Lieutenant T M Logan, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company A, was appointed captain, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company A, on 23 August, 1861, and Captain J Conner, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company A, was appointed major, Hampton Legion, on 25 August, 1861, dated 21 July, 1861.
Company B Watson Guards: CAPT. M W GARY
The company was stationed at Edgefield Courthouse, Edgefield District, South Carolina, on 22 May, 1861, and was ordered to Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 5 June, 1861. The company was accepted and mustered in Confederate service for one year at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, by Captain W R Calhoun, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, on 12 June, 1861.
Company C Manning Guards: CAPT. B MANNING
The company was accepted in state service at Manning, Clarendon District, South Carolina, on (?) April, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, by Lieutenant Colonel B J Johnson, Hampton Legion, on 19 June, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861.
Company D Gist Riflemen: CAPT. H J SMITH
The company was accepted in state service at Spring Park, Williamston, Anderson District, South Carolina, on 3 January, 1861, and was ordered to Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 10 June, 1861. The company was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, by Captain W R Calhoun, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, on 15 June, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861.
Company E Bozeman Guards: Capt. T S Adams
The company was accepted in state service at Fork Shoals, Greenville District, South Carolina, on (?) January, 1861, and was ordered to Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 13 June, 1861. The company was accepted in Confederate service, under the command of Captain T L Bozeman, at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 19 June, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for one year by Lieutenant Colonel B J Johnson, Hampton Legion, on 19 June, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861. Captain T L Bozeman, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company E, was discharged due to illness on 16 July, 1861, and Private T S Adams, Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company B, was appointed first lieutenant, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company E, on 10 July, 1861. First Lieutenant T S Adams, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company E, was appointed captain, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company E, on 16 July, 1861.
Company F Davis Guards: CAPT. J S AUSTIN
The company was accepted or mustered in state service at Greenville District, South Carolina, on (?) April, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for one year, under the command of Captain W L M Austin, at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, by Captain W R Calhoun, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, on 13 June, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861. Captain W L M Austin, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company F, resigned on 2 July, 1861, and died on 6 July, 1861. First Lieutenant J S Austin, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company F, was appointed captain, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company F, on 6 July, 1861, dated 2 July, 1861.
Company G Claremont Rifles: CAPT. J G SPANN
The company was mustered in state service at Claremont District, South Carolina, as part of the 2nd South Carolina Infantry on 14 April, 1861, and declined Confederate service as part of the 2nd South Carolina Infantry on 19 April, 1861 (See the 2nd South Carolina Infantry). The company was assigned to garrison duty at Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbour, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel J D Blanding, 2nd South Carolina Infantry, between 26 and 29 April, 1861, and was accepted in Confederate service for one year as the Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company G, on 15 July, 1861 (See the 9th South Carolina Infantry). The company arrived at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 17 August, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Lightwood Knot Springs, seven miles north of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, by Captain J L Black, 1st South Carolina (Regulars) Infantry, Company E, on 19 August, 1861.
Company H (1st) German Volunteers (German Artillery): CAPT. W K BACHMAN
The company was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Half Moon Battery, Union Station, Charleston, South Carolina, by First Lieutenant & Acting Assistant Adjutant General T L Mills, Confederate States Army, on 22 August, 1861, and was stationed at Hampstead Mall, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolinia, between 22 August and 10 September, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the South Carolina Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, on 10 September, 1861, and was stationed at the Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, one and three quarters of a mile east of Richmond, Virginia, on 23 September, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 23 September, 1861, and was ordered to Bacon Race Church, Prince William County, Virginia, on 24 September, 1861. The company was assigned as the Hampton Legion Battalion Artillery, Company B, on 1 November, 1861.
Company H (2nd) South Carolina Zouave Volunteers: CAPT. L C MCCORD
The company was accepted in Confederate service at Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 7 September, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for the war at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 11 October, 1861. The company was assigned to the Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company H (2nd), on 23 October, 1861.
Company I Hall's Company: CAPT. D L HALL
The 13th (4th) South Carolina Battalion Infantry, Companies B, D, and E, were consolidated and assigned as the Hampton Legion, Company I, under the command of Captain D L Hall, 13th South Carolina Battalion Infantry, Company E, by Special Orders No.39, Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 11 November, 1862 (See 4th South Carolina Infantry).
Company K Bowen's Company: CAPT. J H BOWEN
The 13th (4th) South Carolina Battalion Infantry, Companies A and C, were consolidated and assigned to the Hampton Legion, Company K, under the command of Captain J H Bowen, 13th South Carolina Battalion Infantry, Company C, by Special Orders No.39, Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 11 November, 1862 (See 4th South Carolina Infantry).
 

The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry was organised on 12 June, 1861, and was stationed at at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 19 June, 1861.

State Service

The Montgomery Guards, 17th South Carolina Militia Infantry, Fourth Brigade (Charleston), Second Division, South Carolina Militia, under the command of Captain J Conner, was ordered to Morris Island, Charleston Harbour, in the morning on 9 April, 1861, and Captain J Conner, Montgomery Guards, 17th South Carolina Militia Infantry, was appointed captain, Washington Light Infantry, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company A, on 7 May, 1861 (See the 1st South Carolina Infantry).

Confederate Service

Mustered in one year & war, Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, & Lightwood Knot Springs, seven miles north of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, 12, 13, 15, & 19 June, dated 12 June, 1861; & 19 & 22 August, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company A, was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, by Captain W R Calhoun, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, on 15 June, dated 12 June, 1861; Company B for one year on 12 June, 1861; Company F for one year on 13 June, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861; Company D for one year on 15 June, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861; Companies C and E for one year by Lieutenant Colonel B J Johnson, Hampton Legion, on 19 June, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861; Company G for one year at Lightwood Knot Springs, seven miles north of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, by Captain J L Black, 1st South Carolina (Regulars) Infantry, Company E, on 19 August, 1861; and Company H (1st) for the war at Half Moon Battery, Union Station, Charleston, South Carolina, by First Lieutenant & Acting Assistant Adjutant General T L Mills, Confederate States Army, on 22 August, 1861.

Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, Companies A, D, & F, 26-29 June, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Companies A, D, and F, under the command Lieutenant Colonel B J Johnson, were ordered to proceed by the Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, on 26 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company A, and the Hampton Legion Artillery. Companies A, D, and F arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad via Raleigh, Wake County, and Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina, and Petersburg, Virginia, in the morning on 29 June, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Companies A, D, and F, and the Hampton Legion Artillery, Company A, were stationed at Camp Manning, Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, Virginia, between 29 June and 19 July, 1861.

Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, Companies B, C, & E, 2-5 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Companies B, C, and E, under the command of Colonel W Hampton, were ordered to proceed by the Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, at 9 AM on 2 July, 1861, and arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad at via Raleigh, Wake County, and Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina, and Petersburg, Virginia, on 5 July, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Companies B, C, and E, were stationed at Camp Manning, Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, Virginia, between 5 and 19 July, 1861.

Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, 19-21 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 12 PM on 19 July, 1861, and arrived by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 4 AM on 21 July, 1861.

Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, to the junction of the Occoquan & Wolf Run Shoals Roads, one & a half miles northeast of Bacon Race Church, Prince William County, Virginia, Company H (1st), 23-24 September, 1861: The German Volunteers was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 23 September, 1861, and arrived at Bacon Race Church, one mile northwest of Maple Valley, Prince William County, Virginia, on 24 September, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry (107), Company H (1st), arrived by the Manchester & Wilmington Railroad at Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, in the morning on 11 September, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Manning, Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, Virginia, on 14 September, 1861. The German Volunteers was assigned to the Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company H (1st), at Camp Griffin, at the junction of the Occoquan and Wolf Run Shoals Roads, one and a half miles northeast of Bacon Race Church, Prince William County, Virginia, on 24 September, 1861.

Fort McCord, Church Flats Bluff, on the north bank of the Stono River, fifteen miles west of Charleston, Charleston, District, South Carolina, & Richmond, Virginia, Company H (2nd), 10 December, 1861, & 29 July, 1862: The South Carolina Zouave Volunteers was mustered in Confederate service at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 27 October, 1861, and was stationed at Fort McCord, Church Flats Bluff, on the north bank of the Stono River, fifteen miles west of Charleston, Charleston, District, South Carolina, on 10 December, 1861. The company was assigned to the Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company H (2nd), at Richmond, Virginia, on 29 July, 1862.

Reorganised at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, 25 April, 1862: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry was reorganised at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, on 25 April, 1862, and the Hampton Legion was disbanded at Richmond, Virginia, on 22 June, 1862.

Hamptom Legion Infantry, Companies I & K, 11 November, 1862: The 13th, also known as the 4th South Carolina Battalion Infantry, Companies A, B, C, D, and E, were consolidated as the Hampton Legion Infantry, Companies I and K, by Special Orders No.39, Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 11 November, 1862.

Redesignated, Hampton Legion Mounted Infantry, 18 March, 1864: The Hampton Legion was disbanded on 12 June, 1862, and the Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry was designated the Hampton Legion Mounted Infantry by Special Orders No.65, Adjutant & Inspectors General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 18 March, 1864.

Surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox County, Virginia, 9 April, 1865: The Hampton Legion Mounted Infantry, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel R B Arnold, surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox County, Virginia, on 9 April, 1865.

HAMPTON LEGION Battalion CAVALRY

Company A Edgefield Hussars: CAPT. M C BUTLER
The company was accepted or mustered in state service for one year at Edgefield, Edgefield District, South Carolina, on 6 June, 1861, and was ordered to Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, the same day. The company was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, by Captain W R Calhoun, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, on 15 June, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861. Captain M C Butler, Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company A, was appointed major, Hampton Legion, on 22 July, 1861, and First Lieutenant J J Bunch was appointed captain, Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company A, on 29 August, 1861. The company was assigned to the 2nd South Carolina Cavalry, Company I, on 22 August, 1862.
Company B Brooks Troop or Cavalry: CAPT. J F LANNEAU
The company was accepted or mustered in state service at Furman University, six miles northwest of Greenville Courthouse, Greenville District, South Carolina, on 6 June, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Greenville & Columbia Railroad to Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, the same day. The company was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, by Lieutenant Colonel B J Johnson, Hampton Legion, on 15 June, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861. The company was assigned to the 2nd South Carolina Cavalry, Company K, on 22 August, 1862.
Company C Beaufort District Troop: CAPT. T E SCREVEN
The company was accepted or mustered in state service at Grahamville, Beaufort District, South Carolina, on 19 June, 1861, and was ordered to Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, the same day. The company arrived at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, via Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 21 June, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for one year by Lieutenant Colonel B J Johnson, Hampton Legion, on 22 June, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861. The company was assigned to the 2nd South Carolina Cavalry, Company B, on 22 August, 1862.
Company D Congaree (Columbia) Troop or Mounted Riflemen: CAPT. T TAYLOR
The company was accepted in state service at Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 5 July, 1861, and was mustered in state service for one year at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 17 July, 1861. The company was ordered to Richmond, Virginia, the same day and arrived at Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, on 21 July, 1861. The company was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Camp Ashland, Slash Cottage, on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, west of Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel C W Field, cavalry, Confederate States Army, on 25 July, 1861, and was assigned to the 2nd South Carolina Cavalry, Company H, on 22 August, 1862.

State Service

The Columbia or Congaree Mounted Riflemen (90), under the command of Captain A R Taylor, was ordered to proceed by the South Carolina Railroad to Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, in the afternoon on 12 April, 1861, and arrived in the evening the same day. The company was stationed at Morris Island, Charleston Harbour, on 15 April, 1861, and was relieved in the morning on 27 April, 1861. The Columbia or Congaree Mounted Riflemen was ordered to proceed by the South Carolina Railroad to Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 28 April, 1861 (See the 1st South Carolina Infantry).

Note: Detachments of the Columbia or Congaree Mounted Riflemen were stationed on the Ashley River and Wappoo Creek, west of Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 27 April, 1861.

Confederate Service

The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, A, B, and C, were stationed at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, on 21 June, 1861, and Company D on 15 July, 1861.

Note: Major J B Griffin, Hampton Legion, arrived at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, in the evening on 10 June, 1861.

Mustered in one year, Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, 15 & 22 June & 25 July, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Companies A and B, was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, by Captain W R Calhoun, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, on 15 June, dated 12 June, 1861; Company C for one year by Lieutenant Colonel J B Johnson, Hampton Legion, on 22 June, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861; and Company D at Camp Ashland, Slash Cottage, on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, west of Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, by Lieutenant Colonel C W Field, cavalry, Confederate States Army, on 25 July, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861.

Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, Company A, 27-29 June, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company A, under the command Lieutenant Colonel B J Johnson, was ordered to proceed by the Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, on 27 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Companies A, D, and F, and the Hampton Legion Artillery. Company A arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad via Raleigh, Wake County, and Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina, and Petersburg, Virginia, in the morning on 29 June, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company A, was stationed at Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, on 28 June, 1861.

Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, Company B, 28 June-3 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry (85), Company B, was ordered to proceed by the Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, on 28 June, 1861, and arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad via Raleigh, Wake County, and Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina, and Petersburg, Virginia, on 3 July, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company B, was stationed at Petersburg, Virginia, between 2 and 3 July, 1861.

Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, Company C, 29 June-2 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry (74), Company C, under the command of Major J B Griffin, was ordered to proceed by the Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, on 29 June, 1861, and arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad via Raleigh, Wake County, and Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina, and Petersburg, Virginia, in the evening on 2 July, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company C, under the command of Major J B Griffin, arrived at Petersburg, Virginia, in the evening on 1 July, 1861, and was stationed at Jarratt's Hotel, on Washington Street, Petersburg, Virginia, between 1 and 2 July, 1861.

Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, to Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, Companies A, B, & C, 10 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Companies A, B, and C, under the command of Major J B Griffin, were stationed at Camp Manning, Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, Virginia, on 9 July, 1861, and were ordered to Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.215, Paragraph VII, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Virginia, on 10 July, 1861, dated 8 July, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Companies A, B, and C, under the command of Major J B Griffin, were stationed at Camp Ashland, Slash Cottage, on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, west of Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, on 10 July, 1861.

Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, to Ashland, Hanover, County, Virginia, Company D, 17-21 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company D, was ordered to proceed by the Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, on 17 July, 1861, and arrived by the Weldon Railroad at Petersburg, Virginia, on 19 July, 1861. The company was ordered to Richmond, Virginia, on 20 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Ashland, Slash Cottage, on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, west of Ashland, Hanover, County, Virginia, on 21 July, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company D, was stationed at Petersburg, Virginia, between 19 and 20 July, 1861, and at Camp Lee, Hermitage Agricultural Fairgrounds, between the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad and Deep Run Turnpike, two miles northwest of the Capitol, Captiol Hill, Richmond Virginia, on 20 July, 1861. Company D was ordered to Ashland, Hanover, County, Virginia, at 12 AM on 21 July, 1861.

Slash Cottage, on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, west of Ashland, Hanover County, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Companies A, B, & C, 22-24 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Companies A, B, and C, were ordered to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on the 22 July, 1861, and arrived at Fredericksburg, Virginia, at 9 AM on 24 July, 1861, and at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the evening the same day.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Companies A, B, and C, were stationed at Camp Johnson, on Broad Run, four and a half miles west of Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 3 August, 1861.

Slash Cottage, on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, west of Ashland, Hanover County, to the junction of the Occoquan & Wolf Run Shoals Roads, one & a half miles northeast of Bacon Race Church, Prince Willaim County, Virginia, Company D, 16 & 26 August, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company D, was ordered to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.252, Paragraph V, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Virginia, on 16 August, 1861, and was assigned to the Hampton Legion at Camp Griffin, at the junction of the Occoquan and Wolf Run Shoals Roads, one and a half miles northeast of Bacon Race Church, Prince Willaim County, Virginia, on 26 August, 1861.

Reorganised at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, 25 April, 1862: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry was reorganised at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, on 25 April, 1862.

The Hampton Legion was disbanded at Richmond, Virginia, on 12 June, 1862, and the Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, the 4th South Carolina Battalion Cavalry, Boykin's Mounted Rangers, and the Bonham Light Dragoons were assigned to the 2nd South Carolina Cavalry on 22 August, 1862 (See the Boykin's Mounted Rangers).

Surrendered at Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, 26 April, 1865: The 2nd South Carolina Cavalry surrendered at Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, on 26 April, 1865.

HAMPTON LEGION Battalion ARTILLERY

Company A Washington Artillery: CAPT. S D LEE
The company was accepted or mustered in state service at Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 11 May, 1861, and (108) was stationed at Hampstead Mall, Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 3 June, 1861. The company was ordered to Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 11 June, 1861, and was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, by Captain W R Calhoun, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, on 15 June, 1861. First Lieutenant J F Hart, Hampton Legion Artillery, was assigned to command the company 15 June and 25 July, 1861 (See the 4th South Carolina Infantry).
Company B German Artillery (formerly German Volunteers, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company H (1st)): CAPT. W K BACHMAN
The company was mustered in Confederate service for five years at Half Moon Battery, Union Station, Charleston, South Carolina, by First Lieutenant & Acting Assistant Adjutant General T L Mills, Confederate States Army, on 22 August, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the South Carolina Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, on 10 September, 1861. The company was ordered to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 23 September, 1861, and was assigned to the Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company H (1st), on 24 September, 1861. The company was assigned to the Hampton Legion Battalion Artillery, Company B, at Camp Griffin, at the junction of the Occoquan and Wolf Run Shoals Roads, one and a half miles northeast of Bacon Race Church, Prince William County, Virginia, on 1 November, 1861.

The Hampton Legion Battalion Artillery was organised at Camp Griffin, at the junction of the Occoquan and Wolf Run Shoals Roads, one and a half miles northeast of Bacon Race Church, Prince William County, Virginia, on 1 November, 1861.

Mustered in one year or war, Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, & Half Moon Battery, Union Station, Charleston District, Charleston, South Carolina, 15 June, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861, & 22 August, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Artillery, Company A, was mustered in Confederate service for one year at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, by Captain W R Calhoun, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company A, on 15 June, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861, and Company B as the Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company H (1st), for five years at Half Moon Battery, Union Station, Charleston District, Charleston, South Carolina, by First Lieutenant & Acting Assistant Adjutant General T L Mills, Confederate States Army, on 22 August, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant S D Lee, 4th United States Artillery, resigned on 20 February, 1861, and was appointed captain, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company E, on 16 February, 1861. Captain S D Lee, 1st South Carolina Battalion Artillery, Company E, was appointed captain & acting assistant quartermaster general and acting assistant commissary general, Provisional Forces, Confederate States Army, at Charleston, Charleston District, South Carolina, on 6 March, 1861. He was appointed captain, artillery, Confederate States Army, on 16 March, 1861, and was assigned to command the Washington Artillery on 7 June, 1861. Captain S D Lee, captain, artillery, Confederate States Army, was ordered to Richmond, Virginia, by Special Orders No.96, Paragraph VIII, Adjutant & Inspectors General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 13 July, 1861, and was assigned to the Hampton Legion Artillery by Special Orders No.106, Paragraph VII, Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 25 July, 1861. He was stationed at Richomond, Virginia, between 25 and 27 July, 1861.

Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, Company A, 27-29 June, 1861: The Hampton Legion Artillery, under the command Lieutenant Colonel B J Johnson, was ordered to proceed by the Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, on 27 June, 1861, and was accompanied by Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Companies A, D, and F, and the Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company A. The company arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad at Richmond via Raleigh, Wake County, and Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina, and Petersburg, Virginia, in the morning on 29 June, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Artillery was assigned two 6 pounder 3 inch rifles on 13 July, 1861, and four howitzers at the Tredegar Iron Works, on the James River, three quarters of a mile east of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, Virginia, on 23 July, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Manning, Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, Virginia, between 29 June and 27 July, 1861. The Hampton Legion Artillery was designated the Hampton Legion Battalion Artillery, Company A, at Camp Griffin, at the junction of the Occoquan and Wolf Run Shoals Roads, one and a half miles northeast of Bacon Race Church, Prince William County, Virginia, on 1 November, 1861.

Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, to Broad Run, one mile northwest of Brentsville, Prince William County, Virginia, 27-30 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Artillery was ordered to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.106, Paragraph VII, Adjutant & Inspector General's Office, Richmond, Virginia, on 27 July, 1861, dated 26 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Johnson, on Broad Run, one mile northwest of Brentsville, Prince William County, Virginia, on 30 July, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Company H (1st), was reorganised and designated the German Artillery, Hampton Legion Battalion Artillery, Company B, at Camp Griffin, at the junction of the Occoquan and Wolf Run Shoals Roads, one and a half miles northeast of Bacon Race Church, Prince William County, Virginia, on 1 November, 1861.

Reorganised at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, 25 April, 1862: The Hampton Legion Battalion Artillery was reorganised at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, on 25 April, 1862.

The Hampton Legion was disbanded at Richmond, Virginia, on 12 June, 1862, and the Hampton Legion Battalion Artillery, Company A, was designated Hart's Company or Battery, South Carolina Horse Artillery, on (?) July, 1862, and Company B was designated Bachman's Company or Battery, South Carolina Artillery, on 22 June, 1862.

Surrendered, 9 & 26 April, 1865: The German Artillery or Bachman's Company or Battery, South Carolina Artillery, surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox County, Virginia, on 26 April, 1865, and Hart's Company or Battery, South Carolina Horse Artillery, at Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, on 26 April, 1865.

Source

"We understand that four companies of the Hampton Legion leave for Virginia tomorrow afternoon. The companies are the Washington Artillery, Washington Light Infantry, the Davis Guards, and Gist Rifles. They go under the command under command of Lieut. Col. B. J. Johnson."

The Southern Guardian, Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, 25 June, 1861 - For Virginia

"The following companies under Lt. Colonel Johnson, arrived in Richmond on Saturday morning via Petersburg Railroad: Washington Light Infantry. Captain, Jas. Conner; Lieutenants - 1st, James Lewndes; 2d, T. M. Logan 3d, Theodore Klinck. Davis Guards. Captain, W. L. M. Austin; Lieutenants - 1st, G. W. Lester; 2d, J. G. W. Lester; 3d, D. William Yeargon. Gist Rifles, Captain, H. J. Smith; Lieutenants - 1st, Robert H. Hudgings; 2d, W. H. Mauldin; 3d, Elijah H. Acker. Washington Artillery, First Lieutenant commanding, James F. Hart; 2d, S. Gilman Horsev 3d, Warren R. Marshall; 4th, Paul Hamilton. All of the other companies of the Legion start to-day (Monday) from South Carolina for Richmond, and may be expected here by Wednesday."

The Richmond Daily Dispatch, 1 July, 1861 - Hampton's Legion

"That portion of Col. Hampton's Legion, of South Carolina, which passed through this City last week, was composed of the Washington Light Infantry, Capt. Conner; Davis' Guards, Capt. Austin; Gist Rifles, Capt. Smith; Washington Artillery, Lieut. Hart; Edgefield (Cavalry) Hussars, Capt. Butler; all under command of Lieut. Col. B. J. Johnson. Two other companies of cavalry arrived here Sunday last, and passed on."

The Semi-weekly Standard, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 3 July, 1861 - Col. Hampton's Legion

"Col. Wade Hampton of South Carolina,with three companies, being the remainder of this Legion, passed through this City on Wednesday last, en route for Virginia."

The Semi-weekly Standard, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 6 July, 1861 - Hampton's Legion

"Just at sundown the 6th South Carolina Regiment, under Col. Winder, which had come to Manassas in the afternoon, arrived upon the field, and before the battle was quite over, came the splendid troop of cavalry, under Capt. Boykin. Hampton's Legion came in time for a bloody part in the action of the day, but were not able to bring on the cavalry or Washington Artillery. Of the members of the artillery company, at least, many were present in the action as infantry, and shared the fortunes of the Legion."

The Edgefield Advertiser, 7 August, 1861 - Details of the great battle, Army of the Potomac, near Manassas, 23 July, 1861

"The German Volunteers, of Charleston, S.C., under command of Captain Wm. K. Bachman, son of Rev. Doctors Bachman, arrived here this morning, numbering 107 men."

The Wilmington Journal, 12 September, 1861

"I am now stationed, with all the Cavalry of the Legion, at this place which is about fifteen miles from Richmond. This is a small country village situated on the Richmond and Fredric[k]sburg rail road. There is a regular Cavalry Camp here, no infantry, under the direction of army Officers." Camp Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, 11 July, 1861

A gentleman and an officer: A military and social history of James B. Griffin's Civil War, by Judith N McArthur and Orville V Burton

"The 'maiden fight' of the artillery branch of the Legion took place on 26 September when a section of the Washington Artillery, commanded by Captain S D Lee, and consisting of two rifled 6 pounders and a rifled 32 pounder nick-named 'Long Tom', a captured trophy from Manassas manned by a detachment of the Purcell Artillery, were sent to Freestone Point on the Potomac River."

South Carolina Volunteers in the Civil War: The Hampton Legion Part I: Regimental history, in collaboration with W B Bynum and H M Madaus with text and illustrations by R Field

"After First Manassas, Colonel Hampton attempted to exchange two of these iron Tredegar howitzers for two Dahlgren 12 pounder boat howitzers, on field carriages, abandoned by the 71st New York State Militia at the end of the battle. As it turned out, the Dahlgrens were issued instead to the Rowan Artillery of North Carolina (Reilly's Battery).

South Carolina Volunteers in the Civil War: The Hampton Legion Part II: Company Histories, in collaboration with W B Bynum and H M Madaus with text and illustrations by R Field

The Confederate Veteran, Volume 23: The battle of first Manassas, pp24-26, by John Coxe, Esq, Groveland, California

South Carolina's military organisations during the War Between the States: The Upstate, by R S Seigler

Giant in grey: A biography of Wade Hampton of South Carolina, by M W Wellman

Notes

The Hampton Legion was accepted in state service on 27 April, 1861, and the Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Companies A, B, C, D, E, and F; the Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Companies A, B, and C,; and the Hampton Legion Artillery at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 26 June, 1861.

Mustered in one year, Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, between 12 June & 25 July, 1861, dated 12 June, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Companies A and B, were mustered in Confederate service at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 12 June, 1861; Company F on 13 June, 1861; Company D on 15 June, 1861; Companies C and E on 19 June, 1861; the Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Companies A and B, on 15 June, 1861; Company C on 22 June, 1861; Company D at Camp Ashland, Slash Cottage, on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, west of Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, on 25 July, 1861; and the Hampton Legion Artillery at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, on 15 June, 1861.

Note: Colonel W Hampton, Hampton Legion, arrived at Camp Hampton, Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, 25 June, 1861.

Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Companies A, D, & F; Hampton Battalion Cavalry, Company A; & Hampden Legion Artillery, 27-29 June, 1861: The Hampton Legion Infantry, Companies A, D, and F, and the Washington Artillery, under the command Lieutenant Colonel B J Johnson, were ordered to proceed by the Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, on 27 June, 1861, and arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad via Raleigh, Wake County, and Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina, and Petersburg, Virginia, in the morning on 29 June, 1861.

Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, Company B, 28 June-3 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company B, was ordered to proceed by the Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, on 28 June, 1861, and arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad via Raleigh, Wake County, and Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina, and Petersburg, Virginia, on 3 July, 1861.

Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, Company C, 29 June-2 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company C, under the command of Major J B Griffin, was ordered to proceed by the Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, on 29 June, 1861, and arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad via Raleigh, Wake County, and Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina, and Petersburg, Virginia, in the evening on 2 July, 1861.

Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Companies B, C, & E, 2-5 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, Companies B, C, and E, under the command of Colonel W Hampton, were ordered to proceed by the Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad to Richmond, Virginia, at 9 AM on 2 July, 1861, and arrived by the Richmond & Petersburg Railroad at via Raleigh, Wake County, and Weldon, Halifax County, North Carolina, and Petersburg, Virginia, on 5 July, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry and the Hampton Legion Artillery were stationed at Camp Manning, Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, Virginia, on 6 July, 1861.

Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, to Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Companies A, B, & C, 10 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Companies A, B, and C, were stationed at Camp Manning, Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, Virginia, on 9 July, 1861, and were ordered to Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.215, Paragraph VII, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861, dated 10 July, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Companies A, B, and C, under the command of Major J B Griffin, were stationed at Camp Ashland, Slash Cottage, on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, west of Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, on 10 July, 1861.

Woodlands Plantation, three miles east of Columbia, Richland District, South Carolina, to Ashland, Hanover, County, Virginia, Company D, 17-21 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company D, was ordered to proceed by the Columbia & South Carolina Railroad to Petersburg, Virginia, on 17 July, 1861, and arrived by the Weldon Railroad at Petersburg, Virginia, on 19 July, 1861. The company was ordered to Richmond, Virginia, on 20 July, 1861, and The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company D, arrived at Camp Ashland, Slash Cottage, on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, west of Ashland, Hanover, County, Virginia, on 21 July, 1861, day.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company D, was stationed at Camp Lee, Hermitage Agricultural Fairgrounds, between the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad and Deep Run Turnpike, two miles northwest of the Capitol, Captiol Hill, Richmond Virginia, on 20 July, 1861.

Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, 19-21 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Virginia Central Railroad to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.224, Paragraph VI, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Virginia, at 12 PM on 19 July, 1861, dated 17 July, 1861, and arrived by the Orange & Alexandria Railroad at Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, at 4 AM on 21 July, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry, under the command of Colonel W Hampton and Lieutenant Colonel J B Johnson, was ordered to the F Lewis' Farm, a quarter of a mile southwest of Lewis' Ford, on the Bull Run River, at 6 AM on 21 July, 1861.

After the first battle of Manassas the Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry was ordered to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, in the evening on 21 July, 1861.

Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, to McLean's Farm, one mile southeast of McLean's Ford, on the Bull Run River, 24 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry was ordered to McLean's Farm, one mile southeast of McLean's Ford, on the Bull Run River, by Special Orders No.161, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 24 July, 1861.

Note: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry was stationed at Camp Johnson, on Broad Run, one mile northwest of Brentsville, Prince William County, Virginia, 29 July, 1861.

Broad Run, four & a half miles west of Manassas Junction, to the junction of the Occoquan & Wolf Run Shoals Roads, one & a half miles northeast of Bacon Race Church, Prince William County, Virginia, 13 August, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Infantry was ordered to the junction of the Occoquan and Wolf Run Shoals Roads, one and a half miles northeast of Bacon Race Church, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.225, Headquarters, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 13 August, 1861, and arrived at Camp Griffin, at the junction of the Occoquan and Wolf Run Shoals Roads, one and a half miles northeast of Bacon Race Church, Prince William County, Virginia, the same day.

Slash Cottage, on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, west of Ashland, Hanover County, to Manassas Junction, Virginia, Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Companies A, B, & C, 22-24 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, under the command of Major J B Griffin, was stationed at Camp Ashland, Slash Cottage, on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, west of Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, on 21 July, 1861, and Companies A, B, and C were ordered to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 22 July, 1861, and arrived via Fredericksburg, Virginia, on 24 July, 1861.

Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, to Broad Run, four & a half miles west of Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, 27-30 July, 1861: The Hampton Legion Artillery was stationed at Camp Manning, Rocketts Old Field or Chimborazo Hill, three miles southeast of the Capitol, Capitol Hill, Richmond, Virginia, on 21 July, 1861, and was ordered to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 27 July, 1861. The company arrived at Camp Johnson, on Broad Run, four and a half miles west of Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 30 July, 1861.

Slash Cottage, on the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, west of Ashland, Hanover County, to the junction of the Occoquan & Wolf Run Shoals Roads, one & a half miles northeast of Bacon Race Church, Prince Willaim County, Virginia, Company D, 16 & 26 August, 1861: The Hampton Legion Battalion Cavalry, Company D, was ordered to Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.252, Paragraph V, Headquarters, Virginia Forces, Richmond, Virginia, on 16 August, 1861, and was assigned to the Hampton Legion at Camp Griffin, at the junction of the Occoquan and Wolf Run Shoals Roads, one and a half miles northeast of Bacon Race Church, Prince Willaim County, Virginia, on 26 August, 1861.

Reorganised at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, 25 April, 1862: The Hampton Legion was reorganised at Yorktown, York County, Virginia, on 25 April, 1862, and disbanded at Richmond, Virginia, on 12 June, 1862.

Surrendered, 9 & 26 April, 1865: The Hampton Legion Mounted Infantry, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel R B Arnold, and the German Artillery or Bachman's Company or Battery, South Carolina Artillery, surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, Appomattox County, Virginia, on 9 April, 1865, and the 2nd South Carolina Cavalry and the Hart's Company or Battery, South Carolina Horse Artillery, surrendered at Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, on 26 April, 1865.

The Hampton Legion was assigned independently to the First Corps, Army of the Potomac, under the command of Colonel W Hampton, by Special Orders No.169, Headquarters, First Corps, Army of the Potomac, Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia, on 25 July, 1861.

Reports

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.116: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp566-567
Colonel W Hampton, Hampton Legion, dated Camp Johnson, on Broad Run, near Bristoe Station, Prince William County, Virginia, 29 July, 1861

Orders of Battle

The above painting, 'The Fourth Alabama', is by Don Troiani, modern America's finest historical artist.