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Civil War Soldiers - Hampton
|HAMPTON, WADE, South Carolina.
Colonel, Hampton's South Carolina Legion, July 12, 1861.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., May 23, 1862.
Major general, P. A. C. S., August 3, 1863.
Lieutenant general, P. A. C. S., February 14, 1865.
Brigade composed of Hampton's South Carolina Legion, the Fourteenth
and Nineteenth Georgia, and Fifteenth North Carolina Regiments
Infantry. In July 28, 1862, assigned to Cavalry Brigade ; brigade
composed of First and Second Regiments South Carolina Cavalry, First
Regiment North Carolina Cavalry, Jeff. Davis Legion, Cobb's Georgia
Legion, and Phillips' Georgia Legion, Army of Northern Virginia.
Division composed of the cavalry brigades of Young, Butler, Rosser and
Gordon, Army of Northern Virginia. Commanding Corps of Cavalry, Army
Northern Virginia. Commanding cavalry of General J. E. Johnston's army
and Butler's division of cavalry, from February 16, 1865, during march
of General Sherman through the Carolinas. January 31, 1865, commanding
Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898