Indiana Soldiers
1st Regiment
Indiana Volunteer Infantry
Mexican War
Company D

Source for these records are Indiana in the Mexican War, by Oran Perry, Adjutant General, Indianapolis, 1 Aug 1908. This Company consisted mostly of soldiers from Fountain County, Indiana, called the Fountain Volunteers.


Captain
R. M. Evans
Fountain County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.
1st Lieutenant
Charles S. Hansiesier
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Robert W. Lyon
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Resigned 9 Jul 1846, his commission at Vicksburg for the purpose of going 
home.

Finley L. Maddox
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.
2nd Lieutenants
James McManamy
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Served in the Civil War as a Colonel.
Sergeants
Isaac C. Hale
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John W. Lopp
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James M. Rhodefer
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

G. H. Warren
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.
Corporals
Abner M. Hetfield
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Edmond R. Mallory
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John H. Shacon
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James Stanton
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.
Musicians
William I. Davidson
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William R. Keep
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Henry M. Updyke
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Died 25 Jul 1846, of the measles.
Privates
John Auter
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William Alfred Babb
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  William Alfred Babb was born 12 Aug 1825 in Highland County, Ohio the son
of George Leeport Babb and Elizabeth Copeland.  He died 7 May 1909 in Elm Springs, 
South Dakota.  He was married 28 Apr 1849 in Covington, Fountain County, Indiana
to Julia Ann McKeg.  His brothers and sisters, were all born in Fountain County Indiana
as follows: John Emanuel born 15 Jun 1827; Rebecca Ann born 1829; Elige born Mar 
1831; Nancy Jane born 1833; Sarah Elizabeth born 9 Jun 1835; Harriett born 1837; 
Harvey M. born 17 Oct 1839; Emaline born 1841.  Children of William Alfred Babb and 
Julia Ann McKeg were as follows: George Francis born 27 Apr 1850; Elizabeth Jane 
born 12 Jun 1852; Martha Ann born 7 Jul 1854; John Wesley born 25 Nov 1878; William 
Alfred Babb served in the 1st Indiana Infantry, Company D, in the Mexican War.  On 
the Civil war pension papers I have for William Alfred Babb it list his service in the 
Mexican War.  I have a picture of William Alfred Babb.  Civil War, William Alfred Babb
Pvt., CO A, 29 Reg't Iowa Infantry.  Age 34 years at time of Enlistment Enrolled Council 
Bluffs Iowa, By whom J. P. Williams term 3 years.  Participated in White River and Yazoo 
Pass, Battle of Helena, capture of Little Rock, Little Missouri, Deann, Poison Springs.
There are more battles he was in but I cant make them out the papers are hard to read. 
William Alfred Babb Enrolled on the 13th day of August 1862.  Honorably Discharged at 
New Orleans, LA on the13th day of May 1865.  Source for this information is Virginia Babb 
at email address Virginiababb@aol.com 

John Badine
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Jacob Boughman
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William Brewer
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James S. Cox
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Died 19 Sep 1846, of disease.

Moses M. Crane
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William W. Cranmore
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Died 12 Sep 1846, of disease.

Daniel Davis
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Samuel Downing
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Died 6 Apr 1847.

Henry Elliott
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Died 16 Jul 1846.  He died from a fall down the hatchway, aboard the ship 
Flavio.

Joseph H. Evans
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Discharged 18 Dec 1846, on  Surgeon's Certificate.

John S. Galbreath
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Charles Gallagher
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Gillaspie
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Died 10 Dec 1846.

Amos Gustin
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Hall
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Discharged 5 Oct 1846, on  Surgeon's Certificate.

Isaac Harbert
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Died 19 Aug 1846, of disease.

Nathaniel Henderson
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Discharged 5 Oct 1846, on  Surgeon's Certificate.

Nicholas Holston
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Discharged 5 Oct 1846, on  Surgeon's Certificate.

Caleb Hoops
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Caleb V. Jones
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, Transferred, promoted to Surgeon of regiment, 14 Jul 1846. mustered out 16 
Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

James Jones
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Robinson C. Jones
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Discharged 28 Jul 1846, on  Surgeon's Certificate.

William Knowles
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Dudley Lemon
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Died 8 Nov 1846.

Joseph Longmire
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Discharged 22 Nov 1846, on  Surgeon's Certificate.

 Napoleon B. Lyons
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Obediah Marlatt
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William Masterson
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Discharged 5 Oct 1846, on  Surgeon's Certificate.

James W. McBroom
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Isaac McCallister
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John McDowell
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Discharged 18 Dec 1846, on  Surgeon's Certificate.

Thomas McGrath
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Died 17 Nov 1846.

Josiah F. McKinnie
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Discharged 7 Jan 1847, on  Surgeon's Certificate.

Eliphaler Miller
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Jacob Murray
Fountain County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Left sick 6 Sep 1846.

Clark Patter
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Reuben Pegg
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

David Penny
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Discharged 6 Mar 18485 Oct 1846, on  Surgeon's Certificate.

Martin Phebons
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James Phillips
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Rufus Prebble
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Christopher  Rafferty          
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James Ragin
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

George P. O. Reynolds
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Discharged 29 Aug 1846, on  Surgeon's Certificate.

James Ryan
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John H. Sanger
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James Sharon
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Isaac Smith
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Abram G. Snyder
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Discharged 29 Jul 1846, on  Surgeon's Certificate.

Michael S. Snyder
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Adam Sopes
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Left sick 6 Sep 1846.

Thomas S. Thompson
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Discharged 7 Dec 1846, on  Surgeon's Certificate.

Aron L. Thoroughman
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Elija Thoroughman
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William Vandorn
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Lyon Washington
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. Died 26 Sep 1846.

Pleasant Williams
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Wilson
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William T. Wilson
Fountain County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

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