Indiana Soldiers
2nd 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 Sullivan County, Indiana, called the Sullivan Volunteers.


Captain
Joseph W. Briggs
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.
1st Lieutenant
Justice Davis
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.
2nd Lieutenants
Israel Benefiel
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S.
Churchill.

Solomon Loudermilk
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.
Sergeants
Henry Dooley
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.

James Hancock
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.

Reid McGrew
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.

John O. Watson
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Nov 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

James H. Weir
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel Churchill, 
mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.
Corporals
Thomas E. Ashley
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. 
Churchill.

Hosea C. Buckley
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.

John B. Hughes
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.

Harvey Wilson
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.
Musicians
Rice J. Davis
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.

Robert W. Hall
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  Transferred 26 Jun 1846 to Staff, mustered out 21 Jun 1847, New 
Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.
Privates
Henry Adams
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.

Wilie Adams
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.

Samuel I. Alsman
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel 
Samuel Churchill, deserted 10 Jul 1846.

James W. Beauchamp
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel 
Samuel Churchill, died 29 Nov 1846.

Willis Benefiel
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. 
Churchill.

Nelson F. Bolton
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. 
Churchill.

James B. Booker
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.

John Borders
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. 
Churchill.

Michael Borders
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.

Urious Brower
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.

Phillip Brower
Sullivan County. Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, New Albany, Indiana, Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847, New Orleans, Louisiana, Colonel S. Churchill.

H. J. A. Burgett
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Nov 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Robert Calvert
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Charles Childs
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

F. J. Copeland
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 10 Aug 1846.

Thomas Coulter
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Patrick Curley
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

George Davidson
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Alfred Davis
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Meshae Draper
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 23 Feb 1847.  Battle of Buena Vista.

Lewis F. Dunkin
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 13 Oct 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

John Edds
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Engle
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Joseph Engle
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William Essex
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Thomas Evans
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Nov 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

James Garrett
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Richard Gatt
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Nathan Gattson
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Henry M. Gilham
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Andrew A. Hamilton
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

King Hamilton
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  The regiment went by barge to New Orleans and by boat to Mexico. The 
regiment fought in the battle at Buena Vista Pass, just a few miles from Monterey, 
Mexico, with Zachary Taylor against overwhelming odds, that was under the 
command of General Santa Anna.  Thousands of the enemy were killed in the battle 
with only 200 casualties for the Americans .  I am looking for additional information 
on my G-grandfather King Hamilton born 16 Jan 1803, North Carolina. Entered the 
service in Indiana 20 June 1846. I don't know where he was discharged or when. He 
died 24 Sep 1864 and is buried in the Trimble Cemetery at Carlisle. Indiana.  Source 
is Forrest D. Pesch at  email address opapesch@infoave.net 

E. L. Hart
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Jonathan Hart
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Hill
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James Holstein
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Joseph Hooten
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William Ireland
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Richard Jenkins
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 23 Feb 1847, battle of Buena Vista.

Benjamin Johnson
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Edward Jones
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Jul 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Henry Jones
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James S. Loudermilk
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Redman Malone
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Marlow
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 12 Mar 1847.

Hugh McCammon
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Henry McCauley
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, deserted 10 Jul 1846.

Gabriel Moots
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Mosieure
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Preston Mosieure
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Levin Nash
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William R. Patton
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 22 Jun 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Benjamin Pleugh
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Thomas Price
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 23 Feb 1847, battle of Buena Vista.

Henry Ransford
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

John Ravenscroft
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Richard G. Readay
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William Ready
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Enock T. Reeves
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 5 Sep 1846.

Michael Ring
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Charles W. Risinger
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John S. Robinson
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Shepherd
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 31 May 1847.

William Shepherd
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Alfred Smith
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Joseph Strang
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Volney E. Swain
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  [1] .  He was born 19 May 1827, and was also a Civil War Veteran.  Bob Fraser
 fraserr@mwr.kic.or.jp

Samuel A. Thompson
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 1 Jul 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate. 

John Vanosdall
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 7 Nov 1846.

Elijah Vorhies
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Bonoparte D. Walls
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 18 Nov 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

William Davis Weir
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Joseph Wells
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 10 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

William Wheeler
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Mark Wilson
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Andrew Winters
Sullivan County.  Mustered in 20 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 23 Jun 1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

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