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Washington Light Infantry 1907

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, May 27, 2011
1. Washington Light Infantry 1907 Marker
Inscription. 1812~WAR of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain. This Company was mustered into active service.

1836~SEMINOLE WAR ~The Washington Light Infantry was sent to St. Augustine for the protection of women and children. 1847~MEXICAN WAR~ This company volunteers formed the nucleus of Company A of the famous and Historic Palmentto Regiment of South Carolina which served under General Scott in this campaign.

1861~WAR BETWEEN THE STATES 1861~1865~ This organization furnished three companies for a total of four hundred fourteen men in this conflict. Its combat losses amounted to one hundred fourteen killed.

1917~ WORLD WAR ONE~One hundred fifty men of this organization served in the army in Europe as a Company in the 30th Division in the battles of St. Mihiel, Meuse~Argonne, and others.

1940~WORLD WAR TWO~At the call of President of the United States, Co. B, (WLI), 118th, Infantry, South Carolin National Guard entrained for training at Fort Jackson, S.C. where they remained for a time before they were sent overseas to the European Theater of Operations.

Washing Light Infantry members served in the following additional combat actions:
KOREA
PANAMA
VIETNAM
PERSION GULF
Today the Washington Light Infantry continues our proud heritage through individual member
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By Sandra Hughes, May 27, 2011
2. South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium
In accordance with the National Sea Grant Improvement Act of 1976 The South Carolina Sea Grand Consortium is designated a SEA GRANT COLLEGE For sustained excellence in research, education, and public service dedicated to wise use of American's Marine resources. August 1986 Malcolm Baldrige Secretary of Commerce Anthony J. Calio Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
who have served in Bosnia~Herzegovina, Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Haiti, enduring freedom (Afghanistan), Iraqi Freedom, and in the Global War on Terrorism as we continue to "Remember Who We Are".
 
Location. 32° 47.095′ N, 79° 55.997′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Meeting Street near George Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 287 Meeting Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 14 George Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Joseph Johnson House   (about 700 feet away); St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); Harleston Boags Funeral Home (about 800 feet away); William C. McElheran House (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Peter's Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emanuel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. War of 1812War, World IWar, World II
 
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By Sandra Hughes, May 27, 2011
3. Valor and Virtue 1807
1812~ 1836 1847~1861 1917~1940 We can see the house number 287 beyond the gate.
Washington Light Infantry 1907 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 27, 2011
4. Washington Light Infantry 1907 Marker
 
 
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