Indiana Soldiers
4th 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 Dearborn County, Indiana, called the Dearborn County Guards.


Captain
William T. Baldridge
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 11 Dec 1847. 

Morgan L. Payne
Dearborn County.  Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
1st Lieutenant
Martin M. Van Duesen
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
2nd Lieutenants
Milton H. Catlett
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 11 Dec 1847. 

Thomas J. Lucas
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.  Served in the Civil 
War as a Brigadier-General. 

James H. Thompson
Dearborn County. Mustered in 14 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 
Sergeants
George W. Baldridge
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.  Absent without 
leave. 

Jasper S. Briggs.
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Abner Prather
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Van V. Tousey
Private, Sergeant, 4th Regiment, Company C, Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, 
at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, discharged 26 Oct 1847 on Surgeon's Certificate.
Corporals
Israel Fowler
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Henry S. Griffin
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John B. Pike
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
Musicians
Jacob W. Gibson
Drummer, Dearborn County. Mustered in 7 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, discharged 10 Mar 1848, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Thomas L. Lockhart
Drummer, Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Samuel Steel
Fifer, Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
Privates
Josiah T. Bailey
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William H. Baldridge
Dearborn County. Mustered in 11 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Thomas Barnes
Dearborn County.  Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Cornelius Beck
Dearborn County. Mustered in 31 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Joseph V. Bemnsdoffer
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William M. Bennett
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 3 Aug 1847. 

William Binegar
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Britton
Dearborn County. Mustered in 7 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Reuben Brown
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 31 Dec 1847.

George Brownlake
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Henry T. Bunner
Dearborn County. Mustered in 6 Jul 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Captain Monroe, 
died 21 Aug 1847. 

William H. Cavil
Dearborn County. Mustered in 6 Jul 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Captain Munson, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Church
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Rufus S. Craft
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.  

David G. Cromlow
Company K, Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by 
Captain R. C. Gatlin, transferred 1 Jul 1847, to Company K, mustered out 20 Jul 1848, 
at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Huff.   

Jesse Cross
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Mortico Cross
Dearborn County. Mustered in 2 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
deserted 16 Jun 1847.

Hiram J. Davis
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 31 Aug 1847.

John J. DeHart
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 6 Oct 1847 on Surgeon's Certificate. 

Andrew J. Dolph
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William Douglas
Dearborn County.  Mustered in 2 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
deserted 18 Jun 1847. 

John Fell
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

David Finley
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 25 Mar 1848.

Calvin A. Gibson
Dearborn County. Mustered in 7 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

 Theodore Gliff
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
deserted 18 Jun 1847.

Eli Goodwin
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

George Gordon
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William P. Gosnell
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Samuel P. Goucher
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John Grapp
Dearborn County. Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Richard Grapp
Dearborn County. Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Handen
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 2 Apr 1848.

William D. Hawkins
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
deserted 20 Jun 1847.

John Hoffman
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William M. Hoffman
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

James Hudson
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 21 Aug 1847, for disability. 

Valentine M. Hudson
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John James
Dearborn County. Mustered in 4 Aug 1847, at Meir, Mexico, by order of General Happing, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John King
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
deserted 20 Jun 1847.

John Koontz
Dearborn County. Mustered in 7 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Jacob C. Larne
Dearborn County. Mustered in 29 Jan 1848, at Puebla, Mexico, by Colonel Gorman, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Joseph F. Law
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 15 Dec 1847.

James Leeper
Dearborn County. Mustered in 7 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Isaac P. Lewis
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 13 Jun 1848, on Surgeon's Certificate.

William W. Lowe
Dearborn County. Mustered in 7 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Isaiah McCleaster
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Victor McGarvey
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Johnson McLain
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 31 Dec 1847.

Peter E. Mitchell
Dearborn County.  Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John M. Moger
Dearborn County. Mustered in 14 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Benjamin Nalliner
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 24 Oct 1847. 

George W. Newby
Dearborn County. Mustered in 9 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 4 Mar 1848, on Surgeon's Certificate.

James North
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John F. Orill
Dearborn County. Mustered in 2 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Robert Owen
Dearborn County. Mustered in 15 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 7 Dec 1847. 

Samuel Protzman
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Lycurgus Richardson
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Robertson
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Christian Schmeidmiller
Dearborn County. Mustered in 7 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 17 Apr 1848. 

John H. Seeley
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Sidwell
Dearborn County. Mustered in 31 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William Sinick
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

James W. Smith
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Mahlon Smith
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Hiram P. Stage
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 31 Aug 1847.

John Stone
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William T. Wade
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Levin Ward
Dearborn County. Mustered in 15 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William B. Welsh
Dearborn County. Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
mustered out 20 Jul, 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

James W. White
Dearborn County.  Mustered in 7 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 3 Nov 1847.

Jacob Wizard
Dearborn County. Mustered in 15 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 6 Oct 1847 on Surgeon's Certificate.

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