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

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 Montgomery County, Indiana, called the Montgomery Volunteers.


Captain
Allen May
1st Lieutenant, Captain, 1st Regiment, Company K, Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 
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
Allen May
1st Lieutenant, Captain, 1st Regiment, Company K, Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 
Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, 
at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

James Owen
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

George D. Powers
Montgomery County.  Died 9 Jul 1846, accident, he was thrown from a buggy, and died 40 
minutes later.
2nd Lieutenants
Romulus L. Hanks
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Lewis E. Wayland
Montgomery County.

Gustavus A. Wood
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.
Sergeants
Moholon I. Mason
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Wilson C. Mason
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 15 Nov 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Harvy H. Montgomery
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Washington Rice
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Ephram Woodruff
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.
Corporals
Robert C. Bryant
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

John McFeeley
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 22 Jun 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Loren Millen
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Archibald Montgomery
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 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 Farrell
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

John D. Ferguson
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 7 Jan 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Adam Wilson
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.
Privates
Isaac H. Alexander
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Robert D. Andrews
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 12 Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

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

Adam Bratten
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 7 Dec 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

George Bratten
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

John Bratten
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 12 Oct 1846, of disease.

Dillon Brown
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill. 

Daniel Buck
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 7 Nov 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Thomas C. Buckles
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 13 Oct 1846, of disease.

Stephen Bunnell
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

William G. Chambers
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Alexander Cooper
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Joseph Cox
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

John Creager
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

George N. Davis
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Robert S. Dickey
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 19 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Ralley Ellis
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Joel Frankeberger
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Jonathan Gatt
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 15 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate. 

Resin F. Goddard
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Gustavus Fenelon Goss
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 14 Sep 1846, of disease.  He was an accomplished teacher of the Female 
Seminary at Crawfordsville, Indiana.  Lived in Madison, Indiana.  His grave is on the banks 
of the Rio Bravo River.

John Harper
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Hiram Hart
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

David Hawk
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 31 Oct 1846, of disease.

Washington Hawkins
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 19 Feb 1847.

Aaron VanSant Hester
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.  
Aaron was the son of Adam Hester and Ann VanSant.  He was born in Fleming County, 
Kentucky on 6 Jun 1823.  He moved with his parents in 1837 to Montgomery County, Indiana 
where Adam had a farm one mile east of Parkersburg.  Aaron was the oldest of 10 children.  
Others in the family were Eliza Jane, Amanda, John, James W., Levi, Isaiah, Margaret and 
James Monroe Hester.  According to his obituary and biography it stated that he was reared 
in farming but also learned the trade of cabinet making and carpentering.  After the Mexican
war he married Sarah McDaniel on 4 Sep 1858, the daughter of Judson McDaniel and Sarah 
Carrington, who lived in Brown Township Montgomery County.  Aaron and Sarah were the 
parents of the following children: Mary C.; Nora L.; Melvina; Amanda; Hattie; Everett and Eva.  
After their marriage, they moved to Boone County and then bought a farm in Eel River Township 
in Hendricks County.  Aaron died 26 Feb 1907 in Jamestown, Indiana.  He was buried in Fullen 
Cemetery, just south of Jamestown in Hendricks County on 28 Feb 1907.  Source for this 
information is Mark Hester at email Genebuff24@aol.com

Thomas S. Hester
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.  
Thomas is a cousin to the above Aaron VanSant Hester.  Source for this information is Mark 
Hester at email Genebuff24@aol.com 

William N. Hopper
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 15 Sep 1846, of disease.

David House
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Benjamin A. James
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill. 

Thomas Jones
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

John King
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 5 Mar 1847, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Philip Kiphart
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Dennis Lines
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Philip Mandy
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.  

Thomas Martin
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Samuel McCall
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Samuel McCollum
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Thomas McCollum
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 18 Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Edward B. McConnel
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 9 Nov 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

James R. Morgan
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

James Nicholson
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 14 Oct 1846, of disease, at Matamoros.

Thomas Owens
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 6 Feb 1847.

George M. Pfierman
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 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
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 18 Nov 1846.

Robert Plunket
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

William Plunkett
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 5 Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

George C. Rees
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Jonathan N. B. Rice
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 18 Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Jesse B. Rush
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Thomas D. Sanders
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Henry Sennitt
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Edward Seymour
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Henry Shotts
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Samuel Shotts
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 29 Nov 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Mark Skelton
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Powel Skelton
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Peter K. Smith
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

James Stewart
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Jacob Swank
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

John Tapp
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

William Welch
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Ebenezer West
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

Samuel Wilcox
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 22 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

James Wilson
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 14 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel Churchill.

William Woodruff
Montgomery County.  Mustered in 19 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 14 May 1847.

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