Washington Light Infantry 1907

Washington Light Infantry 1907 (HMXL3)

Location: Charleston, SC 29401 Charleston County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 47.095', W 79° 55.997'

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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:
Today the Washington Light Infantry continues our proud heritage through individual member 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".
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 12:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 599891 N 3627946
Decimal Degrees32.78491667, -79.93328333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 47.095', W 79° 55.997'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 47' 5.70" N, 79° 55' 59.82" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 287 Meeting St, Charleston SC 29401, US
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