Casson, Capt. William H. (?? - ??)
Joined for State duty, at Columbia, April 8, 1861; mustered into Confederate service, May 22, 1861; promoted to Major, March 15, 1862 from Captain of Company A. Term of service expired May 13, 1862.
Robert Casson, son of M'r W'm H. Casson of Col'a So. Ca. died in Dallas, Texas, Sep'r 18th 1873. The writer did not know the deceased, but attaches to this Record, an Editorial notice relative to the young man.... [clipping] "DEATH OF A YOUNG COLUMBIAN. ...death at 9 o'clock A. M., of Mr. Robert Casson, a son of Captain W. H. Casson, of this city. He was a native of Columbia, about twenty-three years of age... Dissatisfied with the condition of things in this State, young Casson emigrated to Texas about seven months ago. His remains, so the despatch states, will be interred in Dallas."