2nd SC Confederate Veterans Fob
Neat and heavily engraved nickeled watch fob with one side engraved
CO. F 2ND
The other side engraved with crossed swords 2/F and embellishments.
The 2nd Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry was organized in the summer of 1862 by consolidating the 4th South Carolina Cavalry Battalion and the Cavalry Battalion of Hampton's South Carolina Legion. The unit served under the command of Generals Hampton, M.C. Butler, P.M.B. Young, and Gary. It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia at 2nd Manassas, South Mountain, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Brandy Station, 2nd Winchester, Gettysburg, Mine Run, and The Wilderness. In May, 1864, the Infantry Battalion of Hampton's South Carolina Legion was mounted and united with the 2nd Cavalry and redesignated the Hampton South Carolina Cavalry Legion. After Cold Harbor, it participated in numerous conflicts south and north of the James River and Appomattox.
Company F, Easley's Cavalry, enlisted from Pickens, Greenville, Anderson, Lancaster and Spartanburg.