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Wilds, S. H.

Co. B, 21 South Carolina
F & S   Infantry

(Confederate)

Captain     --     Major


S. H. Wild [sic]
Capt { Capt. S. H. Wilds' Co.
            21 Regiment South Carolina Inf

AGE: 43 years

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER-IN ROLL
in the organization named above.
Roll dated Georgetown, SC, Jan 1, 1862
Muster-in to date Jan 1, 1862

Joined for duty and enrolled
When: 23 Dec, 1861
Where: Georgetown By Whom: S. H. Wilds
Period: 12 mo

This company subsequently became Company B, 21st Regiment, South Carolina Infantry.

S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't. South Carolina Inf.

Appears on a
ROSTER
in the organization named above.
for Not Dated


S. H. Wilds
Maj., Co. B., 21 Reg't. South Carolina Inf.

Appears on a
ROSTER
of the Twenty-first Regiment of South Carolina Volunteers, Hagood's Brigade, Hoke's Division; organized November 12, 1861; mustered into Confederate service January 1, 1862; term, three years or the war.
Roster dated: Not Dated

Date of entry or muster into State service:
Date of entry or muster into Confederate service:
Date of rank, and whether by appointment, election or promotion: Oct. 10, 1864
Date and cause of vacancy:
Name of successor:
Remarks:


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't. South Carolina Inf.

Appears on a
ROSTER
of the Twenty-first Regiment of South Carolina Volunteers, Hagood's Brigade, Hoke's Division; organized November 12, 1861; mustered into Confederate service January 1, 1862; term, three years or the war.
Roster dated: Jan, 1861

Date of entry or muster into State service: Nov. 12, 1861
Date of entry or muster into Confederate service: Jan. 1, 1862
Date of rank, and whether by appointment, election or promotion: Elected, Jan. 1 1862
Date and cause of vacancy:
Name of successor:
Remarks:


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for Mar & April, 1862

Enlisted
When: 1 Jany
Where: Darlington
By Whom:
Period: 1 year

Last Paid
By Whom: Y. B. Young
To what time: 28 Feby


Present or absent: Present
Remarks:


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for May & June, 1862

Enlisted
When: 1 Jany
Where: Darlington
By Whom:
Period: 1 year

Last Paid
By Whom: Capt. McClenaghan
To what time: 31 July

Present or absent: Present
Remarks:


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for July & Aug, 1862

Enlisted
When: 1 Jany
Where: Darlington
By Whom:
Period: War

Last Paid
By Whom: Capt. McClenaghan
To what time:

Present or absent: Present
Remarks:


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for Sept & Oct, 1862

Enlisted
When: 1 Jany
Where: Darlington
By Whom:
Period: War

Last Paid
By Whom: Capt. McClenaghan
To what time:

Present or absent: Present
Remarks:


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for Nov & Dec, 1862

Enlisted
When: 1 Jany
Where: Darlington
By Whom:
Period: War

Last Paid
By Whom: Capt. McClenaghan
To what time:

Present or absent: Present
Remarks:


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for Jany & Feb, 1863

Enlisted
When: 1 Jany, 1862
Where: Darlington
By Whom:
Period: War

Last Paid
By Whom: Capt. McClenaghan
To what time: 31 Dec

Present or absent: Present
Remarks:


[note: This card's greatest problem is that is was once left long stacked with the one following, the ink of which has now bled or burned onto this card, making it difficult to read]

(No. 29)

No. 120 Abstract F. 1 Qz. 1863

Capt. Company S. H. Wilds

REQUISITION FOR FUEL
for February 1863
Issued February 1863


(No. 29)

REQUISITION for Fuel for Company B 21 Regiment of S.C.V. commanded by Captain S. H. Wilds for the Month of February 1863.

Station Captain Subalterns Non-commissioned officers, musicians, & privates Laundresses & servants Monthly allowance each in cords Wood Coal Remarks
Morris Island 1       3 3   Co. B is stationed near Battery Wagoner on that portion of the Island where no wood is to be had
    1     2 2  
    1     2 2  
    1     2 2  
      96   1/h 1h  
Total Allowances: 25  

I certify, on honor, that the above Requisition is correct and just, and that Fuel has not been drawn for any part of the time above charged.
S. H. Wilds, Capt, Commanding Company

ok from A. J. Dargan

Received at Charleston the 9 of February 1863 of Major M. A. Pringle
Quartermaster C. S. Army Twenty five cords, --- feet --- inches Wood --- in full of the above Requisition.

S. H. Wilds, Capt, Commanding Company

(Signed in Duplicate)


(No. 29)

No. 173 Abstract F. 1 Qz. 1863

Capt. Company S. H. Wilds

REQUISITION FOR FUEL
for March 1863
Issued 7 March 1863


(No. 29)

REQUISITION for Fuel for Company B 21 Regiment of S.C.V. commanded by Capt. R. F. Graham for the Month of March 1863.

Station Captain Subalterns Non-commissioned officers, musicians, & privates Laundresses & servants Monthly allowance each in cords Wood Coal Remarks
Morris Island               Co. B is stationed on Morris Island near Battery Wagoner where no wood is to be had
Captain 1       3 3  
1st Liuitenant   1     2 2  
2nd    "     1     2 2  
3rd    "     1     2 2  
Privates     100   1/h 17  
Total Allowances: 26  

I certify, on honor, that the above Requisition is correct and just, and that Fuel has not been drawn for any part of the time above charged.
S. H. Wilds, Capt, Commanding Company

ok from R. H. Graham, Cmt Comdg

Received at Charleston the 7 of March 1863 of Major Mottle Abram
Quartermaster C. S. Army Twenty six cords, --- feet --- inches Wood --- in full of the above Requisition.

S. H. Wilds, Capt, Commanding Company

(Signed in Duplicate)


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for Mar & April, 1863

Enlisted
When: 1 Jany, 1862
Where: Darlington
By Whom:
Period: War

Last Paid
By Whom:
To what time:

Present or absent: Present
Remarks:


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for May & June, 1863

Enlisted
When: 1 Jany, 1862
Where: Darlington
By Whom:
Period: War

Last Paid
By Whom: Maj. Smith
To what time:

Present or absent: Present
Remarks:


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for July & Aug, 1863

Enlisted
When:
Where:
By Whom:
Period: War

Last Paid
By Whom:
To what time:

Present or absent: Present
Remarks:


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for Sept & Oct, 1863

Enlisted
When: 20 Dec, 1861
Where: Darlington
By Whom: Collmaham
Period: War

Last Paid
By Whom: Capt McDuffie
To what time: 30 June

Present or absent: Present
Remarks:


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for Nov & Dec, 1863

Enlisted
When:
Where:
By Whom:
Period:

Last Paid
By Whom:
To what time:

Present or absent: absent
Remarks: absent on sick leave


I certify that I have carefully examined Captain Charles [sic] H. Wilds of Company "B" 21st Regt S.C. and find him incapable of performing the duties of his office because of an attack of asthma. The said officer has also been suffering with lumbago of about five weeks. I therefore respectfully recommend him before the Board for a leave of absence of such a length of time as it shall deem sufficient.

S. Mullin
Surg. C.S.A.
Camp DuBose, Dec. 23, 1863

C. Appmonell [?]
A. J. Dargan
G.V. Collmott


[note: This card is a largely illegible handwritten list overstamped with RECORD DIVISION -- WAR DEPARTMENT]

Decr 24th 1863
[illegible]
[illegible]
A. J. Dargan
[illegible]
[illegible]
Decbr 24th, 1863, Rec'd forwd
Appd
Johnson Hagood
[all else illegible]


Officer [illegible] Decr 23, 1863
Approved
Leave of absence recommended for twenty (20) days
A Monthos, Secy.
& [illegible]
W.H. Grave, Surgeon
Recorder, [illegible] Ex: Board


Camp DuBose, James Island
24th December, 1863

Capt. J. W. Otay,
I respectfully make application for leave of absence for twenty days on surgeon's certification.

Very Respectfully,
S. H. Wilds
Capt. Co. B 21st S.C.V.


[No.40]
No. 14     Abstract K     Qz. 1864
S. H. Wilds [illegible]
21st S.C. Regiment

SPECIAL REQUISITION

[Note: This document has been folded. Written upside down on a lower fold is]:

Correct for 121/n okay
13/n pants
GM



SPECIAL REQUISITION

21st REgt S.C.V.

For
121   One hundred and twenty one pair shoes
13   thirteen pair pants

I certify that the above requisition is correct: and that the articles specified are absolutely requisite for the public service, rendered so by the following circumstances: the articles are needed for the supply of the men of the 21st S.C. V. the A G M of the Regiment being absent.

S. H. Wilds, Capt. Comdg. 21st S.C. V.

[illegible] Hagood's Brig
July 29th to /14
Maj. Layton Quartermaster C.S. Army will issue the articles specified in the above requisition by [illegible] Lt Col.V. S. Cal. Commanding.

Received at Hagood's Brigade the 29th of [?], 1864, of G.B. Darlin Maj & Quartermaster C.S. Army. One hundred and twenty one pair shoes and thirteen pair pants. [illegible] in full of the above requisition.

(Signed Duplicate)

S. H. Wilds, Capt. Comdg. 21st S.C. V.


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for Jany to July, 1864

Enlisted
When:
Where:
By Whom:
Period:

Last Paid
By Whom:
To what time:

Present or absent: present
Remarks:


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for April to Aug, 1864

Enlisted
When:
Where:
By Whom:
Period:

Last Paid
By Whom:
To what time:

Present or absent: absent
Remarks: wounded 21st August and in Hospital


Voucher No. 481
Paid the 16th day of Sept, 1864
S. H. Wilds Capt.
Co. "B" 21st S.C. Regt.
From the 1 day of May, 1864
to the 30 day of June, 1864
Pay      $260
Forage
Amount $260
STATE of }        21 Segry
County of }
        Before and personally came      a resident of      being duly sworn says on oath that he is the identical person who was a late         -- that the within account is correct and just -- that he has sworn to and subscribed before me this day of }

[The blanks in the above form are because no one ever filled in the information. No idea what the letters "Segry" signify]
This item is a badly smeared photocopy of the detailed pay voucher on the reverse

The Confederate States of America

On what account
Pay --
For myself:   From 1st May 1864 TO 3oth June 1864
For    year's service
Forage for    horses

I hereby certify that the foregoing account is accurate[text smears]charged for: that I have not received forage or received [text smears] the horses were actually kept in services and were mustered [text smears] staff appointment I actually and legally held the appointment [text smears] number of years stated in the charge for every additional five [text smears] whatsoever; and that the last payment I received was from[text smears].

I, at the same time, acknowledge that I have received of [text smears] this 14 day of September [text smears] being the amount in full of said account.
Pay      $260.
Forage
Amount $260

[all signatures smeared]


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't South Carolina Inf.

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for Sept & Oct, 1864

Enlisted
When:
Where:
By Whom:
Period:

Last Paid
By Whom:
To what time:

Present or absent: Absent
Remarks: Wounded 21 Aug 1864,
Absent on wound furlough.


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't S.C.

Appears on an
INSPECTION REPORT
of Hagood's Brigade of South Carolina Infantry,
commanded by Brig. Gen. Johnson Hagood.
Report dated lines near Petersburg, Va, Aug 8, 1864

Date of muster of organization into service}

Term of service:

Absent commissioned officers accounted for:
By what authority: Surgeon's certificate at Field Infirmary
Date: Aug 1, 1864
Remarks:

Inspection Report R, No. 11; Inclosure 6.


[stamped in upper right RECORD DIVISION - REBEL ARCHIVE - WAR DEPARTMENT]

Hd Qr Hagood's Brigade
15th Oct. 1864

Gen L Cooper
AvJG [?]
General,

I beg leave respectfully to ask for the promotion of Capt. S. H. Wilds, 21st S.C. V. [?] Major [?] Hazleton Road, retired under An Act to provide an Invalid Corps approved 19th Feb 1864. Capt Wilds is the Senior Captain of the Regt and fully competent to discharge the duties of Major.

He is a native and citizen of the State of South Carolina.

Very Respectfully,
Your Obedt Svt [?]
Johnson Hagood
BG


[Note: This item is the back of the previous letter. It has been folded, forming three columns, the bottom one empty. The text is handwritten notes, much of it illegible on the photocopy.]

[First column]

[illegible writing in the corner]
Johnson Hagood BG
Asks promotion of Capt S H Wilds 21 st SCV Hd Qrs Hokes Div Oct 18th 1864. Res. for affmue [?]
R.F. Hoke
Maj Gruf [?] 969 [illegible] Oct 19 - 64 Res form recommended for Genl Longstreet [illegible]

[Second column]

Headquarters arrv 20 Octo 1864
Res forwarded and recommended
for Evl R.E. Lee
[an unreadable signature] fw 64       aah
Orgn: office 19 Jany '65
Col. E A Palpay [?], Appt Office
Please promote Capt S. H. Wilds, C B 21 SCV OK Major, to [illegible] from the 10th Oct '64 [illegible] Major J.H. Reed, [illegible] -- By order

[an unreadable signature]


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't S.C.

Appears on an
INSPECTION REPORT
of Hoke's Division, commanded by Maj. Gen. R. F. Hoke
Report dated Dove Hill Farm, Va. Oct. 30, 1864

Date of muster of organization into service}

Term of service:

Absent commissioned officers accounted for:
By what authority: wounded
Date: Aug 21, 1864
Remarks:

Inspection Report P, No. 31; Inclosure 26.


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't S.C.

Appears on an
INSPECTION REPORT
of the Brigade of South Carolina Volunteers, commanded by Brig. Gen. Johnson Hagood.
Report dated Between Darktown & New Market Roads, Oct 26, 1864

Date of muster of organization into service}

Term of service:

Absent commissioned officers accounted for:
By what authority: wounded
Date: Aug 21, 1864
Remarks:

Inspection Report P, No. 31; Inclosure 27.


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't S.C.

Appears on a
REPORT
of the Examining Board in General Hospital No. 4,
at Richmond, Va., for furloughs.
Report dated: Sept. 15, 1864

Brigade: Hagoods
Admitted:
Date of injury: Aug 21, 1864
Disease or injury: V.S. through ext. & upper portion left thigh.
Destination: Darlington, S.C.
Time: 30 days


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't S.C.
Brigade: Hagoods

Appears on a
REGISTER
of Medical Director's Office,
Richmond, Va.,
under the head of "Officers recommended for leaves of absence."

From: G.H. No. 4
Date: Sept. 15, 1864
Date of injury or disease: Aug 21, 1864
Nature of injury or disease: V.S. through ext. & upper portion left thigh.
Furlough: 30 days
Residence: Darlington, S.C.

Confed. Arch. Chap 6, File No. 179, page 52


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B., 21 Reg't S.C.

Appears on a
REGISTER
of Medical Director's Office,
Richmond, Va.,
under the head of "Furloughs and Leaves of Absence"

When received: Sept 16, 1864
Date of paper: Sept. 15, 1864
Where sent: Adj. Genl
Where from: G. H. No. 4
Remarks: App & fd

Confed. Arch. Chap 6, File No. 145, page 143


S. H. Wilds
Capt., 21 Reg't S.C.

Appears on an
INSPECTION REPORT
of Hagood's Brigade, Hoke's Division, Longstreet's Corps, commanded by Brig. Gen. Johnson Hagood.
Report dated Between New Market & Darby Town Roads, Nov 26, 1864

Date of muster of organization into service}

Term of service:

Absent commissioned officers accounted for:
By what authority: Furlough -- wounded
Date: Sept 10, 1864
Remarks:

Inspection Report P, No. 37; Inclosure 17.


S. H. Wilds
Capt., 21 Reg't S.C.

Appears on an
INSPECTION REPORT
of Hoke's Division, commanded by Maj. Gen. R. F. Hoke.
Report dated Dove Hill Farm, Va. Not dated, 1864

Date of muster of organization into service}

Term of service:

Absent commissioned officers accounted for:
By what authority: Furlough wounded
Date: Sept 10, 1864
Remarks: Roll indorsed: Recd. A. A. [illegible] Dec 31 1864

Inspection Report P, No. 37; Inclosure 13.


S. H. Wilds
Capt., Co. B, 21 Reg't S.C. Inf

Appears on a
REGISTER
containing Rosters of Commissioned Officers, Provisional Army Confederate States

Date of appointment: Jan 1, 1862
Date of resignation, death, transfer or promotion: Promoted
Maj. Oct. 10, 1864
Remarks:

Confed Arch. Chap 1, File No. 81, page 528


S. H. Wilds
Maj., 21 Reg't S.C. Inf

Appears on a
REGISTER
containing Rosters of Commissioned Officers, Provisional Army Confederate States

Date of appointment:
Date of resignation, death, transfer or promotion:
Remarks:

Confed Arch. Chap 1, File No. 81, page 528


S. H. Wilds
Major, 21 Reg't S.C. Inf

Appears on a
REGISTER
containing Rosters of Commissioned Officers, Provisional Army Confederate States

Remarks:

Confed Arch. Chap 1, File No. 96, page 154


S. H. Wilds
Major., P.A.C.S.

Appears on a
REGISTER
of Appointments, Confederate States Army.

State: S. Carolina
To whom report: 21 S.C. Inf Regt
Date of appointment: Jany 28, 1865
Date of confirmation: Jany 28, 1865
Date of acceptance:
Delivered: Army N. Va.
Subsequent disposition:
Secretary of War: J. A. Seddon

Confed. Arch. Chap. 1, File No. 93, page 80


S. H. Wilds
Capt., 21 Reg't S.C.V.

Appears on an
INSPECTION REPORT
of Hagood's Division, commanded by Brig. Gen. Johnson Hagood
Report dated Near Wilmington, N.C., Dec 31, 1864

Date of muster of organization into service}

Term of service:

Absent commissioned officers accounted for:
By what authority: without leave
Date: Dec 11, 1864
Remarks:

Inspection Report P, No. 46; Inclosure 5


S. H. Wilds
Capt., 21 Reg't S.C.

Appears on an
INSPECTION REPORT
of Hoke's Division, commanded by Maj. Gen. R. F. Hoke.
Report dated Near Wilmington, N.C., Dec 31, 1864

Date of muster of organization into service}

Term of service:

Absent commissioned officers accounted for:
By what authority: without leave
Date: Dec 24, 1864
Remarks:

Inspection Report P, No. 46; Inclosure 2


S. H. Wilds
Major, 21 Reg't South Carolina Infantry

Appears on
FIELD AND STAFF MUSTER ROLL
in the organization named above.
for Jan & Feb, 1865

Date of Commission or Regimental Appointment: Oct. 10, 1864
Citation:

Present or absent: Absent
Remarks: In hands of the enemy since 20 Feby 1865.


S. H. Wilds
Major, 21 Regiment South Carolina Vols.

Appears on a MUSTER ROLL
of Officers and Men paroled in accordance with the terms of a Military Convention entered into on the 26th day of April, 1865, between General Joseph E. Johnston, Commanding Confederate Army, and Major General W. T. Sherman, Commanding United States Army in North Carolina.

Roll dated April 28, 1865.
Paroled at Greensboro, N.C., May 1, 1865.

Date of Commission or Regimental Appointment:
Station:
Present or absent:
Remarks: Prisoner of war


S. H. Wilds
Major, Co. , 21 Reg't S.C.

Name appears on a roll of
PRISONERS OF WAR at
Point Lookout, Md
Date of arrival: Fort Anderson, Feb 28, 1865
Where captured: Near Town Creek
When captured: Feb 20, 1865
Remarks: Transferred to Washington, D. C. Feb 28, 1865.

Point Lookout, Md, Register No. 2, page 758


J. H. Wild [sic]
Maj. 2 Regt. S. C.

Name appears on a register of PRISONERS OF WAR at
Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C.
When committed: Mar 1, 1865
Where captured: Town Creek, N.C.
When: Jan 20, 1865
By whom forwarded:
Remarks: Sent to Ft. Delaware Mar 24 - 65

Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C., Register No. 304, part 783, page 394


S. H. Wilds
Major, 2 Reg't S.C.

Name appears on a roll of PRISONERS OF WAR
received at Fort Delaware, Del., from Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D. C., March 25, 1865
Roll dated: Not dated
Where captured: Town Creek, N.C.
When captured: Jany 20, 1865
Remarks:


T. H. Wilds [sic]
Major, 21 Reg't S.C.

Name appears as signature to an
OATH OF ALLEGIANCE
to the United States, subscribed and sworn to at Fort Delaware, Del, in June and July, 1865.

Place of residence: Darlington, S.C.
Complexion: Fair;       hair: Dark
Eyes: Blue:      height: 6 ft, 2 in
Remarks: Released July 24, 1865 by order of President
July 21, 1865


A.G.O. 10 St.
April 25-10

Mr. Whitcomb:

Card from Old Capital Prison, Washington, D.C., Reg. 304, part 783, page 594, shows J. H. Wilds [sic],
Major 2 Regt. S.C.
Captured Town Creek, N.C. Jan 20/65
Committed Mar. 1/65
Sent to Fort Delaware Mar. 24/65

We fail to locate him. Can you find him at Fort Del?

Respectfully,
O. B. Brown, CHH


Mr. Brown,

Carded release roll No. 795 Ft. Del. shows an S. H. Wilds (sig. same)
Maj. 21st S.C. interned [?]
July 24.65

(Should be card from Aux' Reg. No. 4 Ft. Del (Officer) [illegible] and do not find him)
[illegible]
Whitcomb, MM


Also see roster for Company B, 21th South Carolina Regiment
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