278,254 Pages

American Revolutionary War
Surrender of Lord Cornwallis.jpg
Armed Forces
United States
Continental Army
 → Commander-in-Chief
 → Regional departments
 → Units (1775, 1776, 1777–1784)
Continental Navy
Continental Marines
State forces
 → List of militia units
 → List of state navies
 → Maritime units
Great Britain
List of British units
France
List of French units
Related topics
List of battles
Military leadership

The South Carolina Line was a formation within the Continental Army. The term "South Carolina Line" referred to the quota of numbered infantry regiments assigned to South Carolina at various times by the Continental Congress. These, together with similar contingents from the other twelve states, formed the Continental Line. The concept was particularly important in relation to the promotion of commissioned officers. Officers of the Continental Army below the rank of brigadier general were ordinarily ineligible for promotion except in the line of their own state.

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.