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S.C. Banks enlisted in Bryan County, Ga. with Capt. J.L. McAllister in the Hardwick Mounted Rifles on April 3, 1862. Later when the unit had grown to two companies he, now Cpl. Banks, was assigned to Co. B. When the 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry was organized, he was transferred to Co. H of the 7th, retaining his rank as corporal.

Cpl. Banks is shown as having received a clothing issue on June 14, 1864. Records also show where he received pay for January and February, 1864 in July at the rate of $13 per month.

Cpl. S.C. Banks died of chronic colitis while hospitalized in Gnl. Hospital #12 in Greensboro, N.C. There is no date listed but the above records indicate that it was after July 1864.

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