War & AffiliationRevolutionary War / Patriot
Date of Birth - DeathUnknown - February 24, 1782
William Benison served as a major in Lt. Col. Francis Marion's 2nd South Carolina Regiment. In November 1781, Benison received an appointment as major in Marion's militia brigade and was killed at the Battle of Wambaw Bridge on February 24, 1782.
McClellanville, SC | February 24, 1782
Result: British Victory