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

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 Cass County, Indiana, called the Cass County Volunteers.


Captain
Spier S. Tipton
Captain, 1st Regiment, Company G, Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New 
Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill, resigned 18  Jun 1846.  Received an 
appointment as Lieutenant in the United States Regiment of Mounted Rifleman, 
regular army, and accepted it.
1st Lieutenant
William L. Brown
1st Lieutenant, Assistant Quartermaster, 1st Regiment. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at 
New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New 
Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.
2nd Lieutenants
George W. Blackemore
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

David M. Dunn
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.
Sergeants
Jacquis M. Lasselle
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James H. Tucker
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Wilford Henry Vigus
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Son of Cyrus Vigus of Logansport, Indiana.  Wilford Henry Vigus was born 
in Dec 1824.  [1] [8], and Thomas J. Kerr at email tjkerr@erols.com

Thomas A. Weireik
Service: Mexican War, Sergeant, 1st Regiment, Company G, Cass County. 
Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by 
Colonel Samuel Churchill.
Corporals
Thomas H. Bringhurst
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Thomas W. Douglas
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16  Dec 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Samuel L. McFadden
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James M. Morse
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Benjamin P. Turner
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.
Musicians
Leonard H. Keep
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James M. Vigus
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Son of Cyrus Vigus of Logansport, Indiana.  James M. Vigus was born in 
Apr 1827.  [1] [8], and Thomas J. Kerr at email tjkerr@erols.com
Privates
John S. Armitage
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Oliver Bailey
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 24 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Samuel Bailey
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 24 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Daniel I. Barbour
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 24  Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Dyer Barrett
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 9 Dec 1846, in Mexico.

Sylvester Berry
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Source is Indiana in the Mexican War, Oran Perry, 1908.

William Bockover
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Bosser
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 14  Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Henry Bowman
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James Brisco
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James Bryer
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Daniel C. Buchanan
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Dec 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

William B. Buchanan
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 20 Sep 1846, of disease, in Mexico.

William B. Buckingham
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 3  Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Levi Butler
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Carter
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  

George T. Case
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16  Dec 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

George Coleman
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 18  Aug 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Benjamin Crawford
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 24  Aug 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

William Crumley
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 4  Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Samuel M. Curtner
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 14  Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Archibald Daniels
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Joseph Dawson
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Robert Denbo
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 14  Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Peter Doyle
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Joshua Duell
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8  Dec 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Thomas S. Dunn
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

George Emerson
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Edwin Farquhar
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

David B. Farrington
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Ira Foreman
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Alexander B. Foster
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 22  Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Allen Graham
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John B. Grover
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Charles Hillhouse
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 17  Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Nathan F. Hines
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Caleb P. Hopkinson
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 4  Oct 1846, of disease, in Mexico.

Augustus Hunter
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

David W. Johnson
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 7 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Robert L. Kelly
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

William B. Kelley
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 9  Aug 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

James Kernodle
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 9 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Joshua Sherer LaRose
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 12  Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.  He was born 31 Oct 1823 
in Preble County, Ohio to Philip Jacob LaRose and Anna Maria Scherrer.  He died 20 
Feb 1905 in Cass County, Indiana. He was united in marriage to Amanda A. Jones, 
the daughter of John D. Jones and Sarah [Beattie] Baity, 11 Nov 1847 in Cass County, 
Indiana.  To this union were born four children: Alice Ann LaRose was born 8 Oct 1848 
in Cass County, Indiana.  She was married 12 Mar 1868 in Cass County to Jessie M. 
Swigart, a Civil War Veteran.  She died 21 Nov 1917 in Cass County, Indiana.; Eldora 
LaRose was married 25 Dec 1880 to Milton R. Skinner.  She died before 1888.; Noah 
J. LaRose was born in 1851 in Cass County, Indiana.  He was a medical doctor, and 
studied at the Cincinnati Electic Medical College to get his M.D. in 1885.  He got 
married 23 Feb 1886 to Rebecca A. Martin.; Laura LaRose was born in 1854 in Indiana.  
Information supplied by Charles Lee, email CLeePhD @aol.com, address 2 Rosebay 
Drive, Greenville SC  29615-4436

Jacob Loser
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Martin
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Thomas P. McBrau
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Elijah McGrew
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 6  Dec 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

William McMillem
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Ferdinand O. Miller
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William Miller
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 14  Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

James Monroe
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 24 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Theodore Montgomery
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Joseph C. Moore
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16  Dec 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Washington Obenchain
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 3 Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Benjamin Parsell
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Isaac D. Patterson
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Benjamin Peters
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Jacob Pfoutz
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Peter Rector
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Maxwell Rees
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Simon D. Rhorer
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Samuel B. Richardson
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William T. Shepherd
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 12 Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Charles Smith
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 24  Aug 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Peter Smith
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Stevenson
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 3 Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Robert L. Stewart
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Samuel Teppeth
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Sanford Thomas
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William Thompson
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 22  Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Luke G. Ward
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Ferdinand Wendrich
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 9 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Pleasant L. Whitinghill
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William L. Wolf
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill

David Yopst
Cass County. Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 15 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

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