South Carolina in the War of 1812

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During the War of 1812, South Carolina furnished 10,172 infantry men, 337 cavalry men, 614 artillery men, and 100 men in miscellaneous troops for a total of 11,223 men.[1]

Service Records

  • Ancestry. War of 1812 Service Records ($). Database gives name, company, rank at time of induction and at time of discharge of men mustered into the armed forces between 1812 and 1825. (Accessed 11 May 2012).

Pension Records

  • Index to compiled service records of volunteer soldiers who served during the War of 1812 in organizations from the state of South Carolina (The National Archives, Washington, D.C., 1966) 7 microfilms

Other Sources


  1. Wesley Potter Kremer. 100 Great Battles of the Rebellion;...Also, All the Battles of the Revolution, War of 1812-5, Mexican War, Indian Battles, American-Spanish War, and Naval Battles. (Hoboken, N.J.: s.n., 1906), p. 326. Internet Archive.