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".