Indiana Soldiers
3rd Regiment
Indiana Volunteer Infantry
Mexican War
Company C

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 Johnson County, Indiana, called the Johnson Guards.


Captain
David Allen
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 9 Jan 1847.

John Slater
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.
1st Lieutenant
David Provine
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.
2nd Lieutenants
Elsey Mathes
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 23 Dec 1846. 

Harvey McCaslin
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Samuel McGuffin
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

William Nance
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 28 Nov 1846. 
Sergeants
Alexander Cooper
1st Sergeant, Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by 
Colonel Samuel Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by 
Colonel Samuel Churchill. 

Alphino Lay
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John D. Tilson
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Josiah Tilson
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.
Corporals
Ambros Armstrong
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

ADDED ENTRY BY: Ken Kimble, Brooklyn Park, MN, kimblekp@aol.com
Ambrose Henry Armstrong
Ambrose was born in Fayette County, Ky in 1812 to John Armstrong and Jane Stone 
Armstrong. He was married to Martha Norris. He was 35 years old at his wounding in 
the battle.


Fountain Fain
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Simon Hubble
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 3 Dec 1846, for disability.

Jacob Kuhn
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Dec 1846, for disability.

Sylvester Nation
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

John Tracy
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 
Musicians
James Cole
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 
Privates
Robert Alexander
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

James Allen
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William Allen
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William H. Allen
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

John Armstrong
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 23 Feb 1847, at the Battle of Buena Vista.

ADDED ENTRY BY: Ken Kimble (GGG-Grandson of John), Brooklyn Park, MN, kimblekp@aol.com
John Armstrong was born around 1790 in Fayette County, KY. His parents were Revolutionary 
War veteran, Ambrose Armstrong (buried in Amity, Indiana) and wife Elizabeth. 
John married Jane Stone in Lexington Ky in 1812. Their first child was Ambrose Henry 
Armstrong, a corporal in the same unit of the Indiana Third Regiment, Company C .
John was a plantation owner in Fayette Co, Ky prior to moving to Amity, Indiana in 1839. 
John was the father of eight children. He was 57 years old at his death in the battle.

Frederick Aubke
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Daniel Coffelt
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Pleasant Cole
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

John Coons
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Dec 1846, for disability. 

Frederick Cooper
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Samuel Crosby
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

George W. Dawson
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 1 Jan 1847.

William Dawson
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Ephraim Donovan
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

George Duckworth
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  

John S. Fetheringill
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Dec 1846, for disability.

William Fisher
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Dec 1846, for disability.

John Furguson
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Samuel Glasburn
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Stephen Glasburn
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 19 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Charles Green
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

James Green
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Charles Griffin
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Levi Harter
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.  I came across your wonderful web site while pursuing information on my 
Harter family. There was my gr.gr.gr. uncle, Levi Harter, as a 13 year old drummer boy 
in the US-Mexican War. He was attached to  the 3rd Regiment, Company "C". This is 
truly a priceless discovery!  Thank you for your extensive research.  Source for this 
information is Bill Harter at email address wharter@anet-dfw.com 

Joseph Hemphill
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. He was a Private in Captain Allen's Company, the 3 Regiment of Indiana 
Infantry (This organization subsequently became Company C, 3 Regiment Indiana 
Infantry Mexican War.) Aged 22 years. Mustered in at New Albany, Indiana for a 
period of 12 months, 18 Jun 1846, Residence Franklin, Indiana. He was born about 
1825 in Indiana and died before 1880. He was my 2nd Great Grandfather. He married 
Sarah Ann Fricker (Fraker), daughter of Joseph Fricker & Fran(s)cina Gosser (Gasser), 
25 Oct 1849 in Brown County, Indiana. Sarah was born about 1832 in Delaware. They
Were in Hamblin Township, Brown County, Indiana, before Johnson County, Indiana.
Indiana State Library Genealogy Division, "E - F - G", Indiana Marriages Through 
1850. Fricker, Sarah Ann & Hemphill, Joseph, Brown County, Indiana. 25 Oct 1849.
They had the following children: i. Amanda Savannah (Sarina) (Maude) (Mauda) 
Hemphill (Great Grandmother). ii. Nancy Jane Hemphill, iii. Louisa Augusta Hemphill; 
Born about 1854 in IN. iv. Josephine Eliza Hemphill; Born about 1860 in IN. v. John 
S. Hemphill; Born about 1863 in IN. vi. William 2 Hemphill; Born about 1864 in IN. 
vii. Itura (Iturea, Itrea, Tury) Hemphill; Born about 1869 in IN. viii. Sarah Hemphill; 
Born about 1858 in IN. ix. David N. Hemphill, x. Hannah Hemphill. Source for this
information is Mark Anderson SUVCWMark@aol.com 

Adam Hopper
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

William Israel
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

James Jemmerson
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 20 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Cyrus Keneaster
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 8 Jan 1847. 

John Kephard
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Peter Lane
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

John Low
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Lawrence Low
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Lafayette Mathes
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 3 Dec 1846, for disability.

John McClain
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Jacob Merriman
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Greenville Miller
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

James Miller
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Peter Miller
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Andrew Moore
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Lemont Morgan
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

John Ogle
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

James Orchard
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

John Parkhurst
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Benjamin Parr
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 6 Nov 1846, for disability.

James Parr
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 25 Nov 1846. 

William Peggs
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Aaron Richardson
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

William Rivers
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Alexander Roberts
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Samuel Ropp
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Dec 1846, for disability. 

William H. Scrogham
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 17 Oct 1846. 

Lewis Shively
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

William Steele
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Dec 1846, for disability.

Samuel Tetrick
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

Thomas Tracy
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Mar 1847, for disability.

Christian Vogt
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 20 Mar 1847, for disability.

Samuel Waldon
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 16 Dec 1846, for disability. 

Henry Webb
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 20 Aug 1846, for disability. 

Joseph Whitney
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 10 Nov 1846.

Johnathan Williams
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, discharged 20 Sep 1846, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Washington Wilson
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, died 6 Oct 1846. 

Woodward Worl
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill. 

Peter Yarbrough
Johnson County.  Mustered in 18 Jun 1846, at New Albany, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 24 Jun 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill.

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