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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
ey have five children living. He is first lieutenant commander of James D. Nance camp, U. C. V., also of the Confederate surgeons survivors' association of South Carolina. Major William H. Casson, a gallant survivor of the Second South Carolina regiment, is a native of Pennsylvania, born at Philadelphia in 1816. During his infancy his parents removed to Delaware, and he was reared and educated at Wilmington and Dover. In 1836 he removed to Columbia, and there in 1839 was married to Sarah Wilson, by whom he had two children, James H. and Sarah A. For four years prior to the secession of the State Mr. Casson was captain commanding the Governor's Guards, a fine military organization which went into active service early in 1861, as Company A, Second regiment of infantry. After the fall of Fort Sumter he went with his company and three others to Virginia, and served there in the rank of captain until promoted to major of the regiment in the fall of 1861. At the reorganization in Ma
ct. 1776, and Anne, dau. of Eleazer, of Charlestown, was bap. here same time. See Wyman, 1055, No. 18. Anna, dau. of David—late of Charlestown—was bap. here 11 Aug. 1776. See Wyman, 1056. [Charlestown was burnt by the British 17 June, 1775.] 2. Doct. Edward, d. 19 Sept. 1788, a. 37 [gravestone in enclosure of family of Rev. Samuel Cooke, in the Pct. Burying Ground]. It is said he died of the accidental prick of a cambric needle into his hand. See Wyman, 1056. Wyeth, Jonathan, m. Sarah Wilson, 14 Nov. 1750. Gad, m. Polly Kendall, 1 Dec. 1793. Noah, of Camb. First Parish, had s. Isaac, bap. here 14 Feb. 1773. Ebenezer had here Joseph, bap. 29 July, 1781; Elizabeth, b. Mar., bap. 13 Apr. 1783, prob. the Elizabeth of Chas. m. Solomon Prentice, Jr., 15 Apr. 1803. Mary, who an adult o. c. and was bap. Pct. ch. 22 Dec. 1805, was prob. the Mary of Chas. (W. Camb.) who m. Samuel Bellows of Camb. 27 Mar. 1809. See Paige, and Wyman, 1056. family of Ebenezer Wyeth.—The foll<