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    15th South Carolina, Co. I "Dutch Fork Guards"


    TO ARMS! TO ARMS!

    Men of the the Confederacy. It is time to stand up and fight against Northern oppression and invasion. Company I of the 15th South Carolina is seeking able bodied men who are willing to stand up and fight to defend the great State of South Carolina, the birthplace of the Confederacy.

    Brief History to Antietam
    The 15th South Carolina's first battle occurred on Hilton Head Island, the Battle of Port Royal Sound on November 7, 1861. Following the Regiment's service on the coast of South Carolina, they were transferred to Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia (ANV) in July 1862. There, they served in General James Longstreet's first corps in all of the ANV's battles from 2nd Manassas forward, including Sharpsburg and South Mountain.


    Battle Honors:
    1861:
    -Sept.: Formed at Lightwoodknot Springs, SC
    -Nov.6: Battle of Port Royal Sound
    1862
    -June 16: Secessionville
    -Aug. 29-30: 2nd Manassas, 24 men lost
    -Sept.14: South Mountain
    -Sept.17: Antietam, 110 men lost
    -Nov.26: Transferred to Kershaw's Bde./McLaw's Division
    -Dec.13: Fredericksburg, 55 men lost
    1863
    -May 5: Salem Church, 54 men lost
    -July 1-3: Gettysburg, 23 killed, 96 wounded, 18 missing
    -Sept.: Transfered West
    -Sept. 19-20: Chicamauga
    -Nov. 16: Cambell's Station
    -Nov.-Dec.: Siege of Knoxville
    -Nov. 29: Fort Sanders, 3 killed, 11 wounded
    -Dec. 15: Bean's Station
    1864
    -May 5-7: Wilderness
    -May 8-20: Spottsylvania
    -May 23-25: North Anna
    -June 1-3: Cold Harbor
    -July: Petersburg
    -July 27-29: Deep Bottom
    -Sept. 3: Berryville
    -Oct.7: Port Republic
    -Oct.14: Strasburg
    -Oct.19: Cedar Creek
    1865
    -March 16: Averasborough
    -March 19: Bentonville, lost 1 man
    -April 26: Surrendered with Army of Tennessee.





    Company Roster:
    Company Staff:
    Commanding Officer: Captain James Kipler
    First Sergeant: First Sergeant Bill Groom


    First Platoon:
    Platoon Commander: TBA
    Corporal Neil Walker
    Private Andrew Higgins
    Private Tilden Mayberry
    Private Howard Walker
    Private Mark Smith
    Private Adam Cornell
    Private Lincoln White



    We are seeking Officers, NCOs, and Privates! Anyone interested in joining must contact Captain Kipler via Steam (steam name is (15SC. I) Cpt. Kipler)), forums, or through telegram. Applications must be submitted for Officer positions.

    The 15th SC and its affiliates are not racist organizations. Those holding such views should keep them to themselves and/or find another company.
    Last edited by James Kipler; 02-17-2017 at 03:10 AM.
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    A few things to announce within the Company today.

    Private Neil Walker - promoted to the rank of Corporal

    Private Howard Walker joined the Company at the rank of Private

    Welcome, Howard and congratulations on your promotion, Corporal!
    Last edited by James Kipler; 02-14-2017 at 05:26 PM.
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    Accidental double post. Reserved for future announcements. My apologies.
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    Quote Originally Posted by James Kipler View Post
    A few things to announce within the Company today.

    Private Neil Walker - promoted to the rank of Corporal

    Private Howard Walker joined the Company at the rank of Private

    Welcome, Howard and congratulations on your promotion, Corporal!
    Thanks for the warm welcome. Glad to be part of the squad.

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    Captain Kipler, Great page and a great company you are building!
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    Congrats to S.C.!

    Welcome to the CSA!

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    Glad to have you with the Southern Independent Brigade!
    First Sergeant Martin
    5th Alabama, Company A. (The Clark County Rifles)
    The Southern Independent Brigade

    In honor of:
    Sgt. Benjamin J. Martin
    15th Alabama Infantry, Company E.
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    A huge welcome to our newest member: Private Mark Smith!

    Everyone please welcome the second half of our Company staff: First Sergeant Bill Groom. Welcome to the Dutch Fork Guards!
    Last edited by Leifr; 02-16-2017 at 07:46 PM.
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    Love you Kipler! Best of luck to you and your company, I know you all will be one of the finest on the field!

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    Everyone please welcome Private Adam Cornell to the Dutch Fork Guards!
    Captain James Kipler
    Commanding, Co. I (Dutch Fork Guards)
    15th South Carolina VIR, Southern Independent Brigade

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