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

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 Marion County, Indiana, called the Marion Volunteers.


Captain
James P. Drake
Captain, Colonel, 1st Regiment, Company H, Marion County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, 
at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill, transferred 25 Jun 1846, elected 
Colonel, mustered out 16 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  He emigrated to Georgia, after the war and eventually died there.
1st Lieutenant
Noah Noble Campbell
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 11 Aug 1846, due to poor health.
2nd Lieutenants
William Howard
Marion 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. 

Lewis Wallace
Marion 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 Major-General. 
Sergeants
Alexander D. Cuddington
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Dec 1846.

John D. Eacret
Marion 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 C. Kise
Marion 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 S. Oliver
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846.

John Patterson
Marion 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. 

Thomas M. Smith Jr.
Marion 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. 

Leonard H. Wood
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 7 Sep 1846, for ill health.
Corporals
William W. Darman
Marion 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 W. Loucks
Marion 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. 

Hiram M. Porter
Marion 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.

Frederick Wishmien
Marion 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 W. Colescott
Marion 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. 

Hugh I. Kelley
Marion 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. 

Peter Winchall
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 7 Dec 1846. 
Privates
John H. Anderson
Marion 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 Baker
Marion 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. Beatty
Marion 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. 

Isham T. Beck
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 25 Oct 1846. 

Augustus R. Bixley
Marion County.  Mustered in 31 Oct 1846, the mouth of the Rio Grande, by Lieutenant 
Colonel Nore, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Richard Brown
Marion County, Company K, Montgomery County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New 
Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill, transferred to Company H, 1 Jan 1847, 
mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

George Butch
Marion 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 Butch
Marion 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 Cartwright
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 22 Aug 1846, of disease. 

Walter W. Caywood
Marion 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 Coffman
Marion 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 H. Coleburn
Marion 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. 

Timothy Collins
Marion 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. Comingore
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 24 Aug 1846. 

Timothy Crimmons
Marion 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. 

Douglass Dale
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846.

Jesse Day
Marion 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 M. Dunlap
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846. 

William H. Eacret
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846. 

Joseph Edwards
Marion 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.

Stephen V. Evans
Marion 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 Falsom
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, deserted 30 Jun 1846.

William Falsom
Marion County.  Mustered in 31 Oct 1846, the mouth of the Rio Grande, by Lieutenant 
Colonel Nore, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Sullivan Foster
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 24 Aug 1846.

John T. Franklin
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 7 Sep 1846. 

Frederick Golman
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, deserted 18 Jul 1846. 

William Green
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 16 May 1847. 

Joseph Gregg
Marion 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 V. Hanna
Marion 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. 

Josephus Hanna
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846, died shortly after of disease. 

Silas Hare
Marion 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. 

Alexander Y. Harrison
Marion 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 Haughenberry
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 9 Sep 1846. 

George W. Humphrey
Marion 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 Johnson
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 6 Sep  1846, of disease. 

Thurman B. Kelly
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846.

Abram Kise
Marion 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. 

Andrew Lackey
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Churchill, 
discharged 9 Sep 1846.

Abram B. B. Lewis
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 7 Oct 1846. 

John L. Lewis
Marion 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. 

Jerome Lutz
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 7 Sep  1846, of disease. 

Edward Malone
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 12 Oct 1846. 

Joseph Marts
Marion 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. 

Silas McCall
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846. 

Joseph W. McCalla
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846.

Nathaniel McCalla
Marion 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. 

Joel R. Morris
Marion 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. 

Shadrack Morris
Marion 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 Morris
Marion 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 T. Morrow
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 7 Sep 1846, died of disease. 

Thomas E. Nave
Marion 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. 

Thomas O'Neal
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 26 Oct 1846.

John L. Oliver
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 8 Sep 1846. 

John Padgett
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 7 Sep 1846.  My Great grandfather, John Padgett was born in 
Vernon Township, Washington County, Indiana on 19 May 1825 to Nathan Padgett 
and Sarah Ann Mathews. He enlisted on 1 Jun 1846 in the US Army at Indianapolis, 
Indiana.  He was mustered into the army at New Albany, Indiana on 20 Jun 1846 and 
assigned to Captain McDougall's Company H, 1st Regiment of Indiana Volunteers
for one year service.  He was discharged from the service on 18 Jul 1846 at Fort Polk, 
Texas.  He was awarded $8.00 per month on 29 Jan 1887, which was increased to 
$12.00 per month on 27 may 1880.  He married Mary Magdalene Bower Sep 1847 in 
West Union Baptist Church, in Marion County, Indiana.  They moved to Newton 
County in 1852. He died on 20 Jan 1891 in Washington Township, Newton County, 
south of Morocco, Indiana, and is buried in the Prairie Vine Cemetery, in Washington 
Township.  John was the grandson of Thomas Padgett who served in the Revolution 
against the British.  Thomas was born in Frederick County, Maryland and died in 
Forsyth County, North Carolina, and is buried in the Hope Moravian Cemetery in 
the same county.  Submitted by Bob Williamson willpad@netnitco.net

Joshua Perkins
Marion 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 Peyton
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 28 Sep 1846. 

John Pickens
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 9 Sep 1846, died on his way home to Peru, Indiana.

John N. Potter
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 9 Sep 1846. 

George W. Powell
Marion 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. 

Godfrey Psam
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Oct 1846. 

Luther M. Reck
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 18 Aug 1846, drowned in the Rio Grande river.

Lewis Reese
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 1 Oct 1846. 

James C. Rodgers
Marion 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 Schooley
Marion 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. 

Andrew Jackson Sharpe
Marion 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. Source for this information is Charles T. Sharpe at email address
chazTMI@aol.com 

Preston Smither
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Oct 1846. 

George W. Star
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 9 Sep 1846. 

Oliver P. Stipp
Marion 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. Triggs
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846.

Henry W. Turpin
Marion 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. Vanblarieum
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 9 Sep 1846, died of disease. 

John H. Weaver
Marion 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 W. Williams
Marion 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. Wood
Marion County.  Mustered in 31 Oct 1846, at the mouth of the Rio Grande, by Lieutenant 
Colonel Nore, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Wynkoop
Marion County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 9 Sep 1846.

John H. Young
Marion 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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