7th Battalion of State Troops
Senior Reserves
Company E
Williamsburg District

Officers
Johnson, William H, Captain, was born in Williamsburg County, SC on 9 November 1818. After serving at the Florence Stockade, he was transferred to Hilton Head Island and served there until he became sick. His wife learned of his illness from a slave who went off to serve with him who was sent home because he didn't have enough food for the both of them. When Great GrandMa learned of his illness, she and the old slave took a mule and wagon and went to Hilton Head. got him and brought him home. He died in Williamsburg County, SC on 10 November 1889 and is buried in the Johnson Cemetary in Williamsburg County, is located in the Muddy Creek section outside of Hemingway. Previously served in 1863 3rd State Troops Company A. Contact Great Grandson

NonCommissioned Officers
Witherspoon, Clarenden, Corporal

Privates
Lowrimore, James L, born 13 Feb 1848, died 27 Jan 1934 and is buried in the William James Lawrimore family cemetery, Williamsburg County, SC (on Sockee Swamp).

Wood, Benjamin, Darlington County, POW at Hart's Island, April - July, 1865

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