Indiana Soldiers
4th Regiment
Indiana Volunteer Infantry
Mexican War
Company E

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 Spencer County, Indiana, called the Spencer County Volunteers.


Captain
John W. Crooks
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 29 Feb 1848.

Christopher C. Graham
Spencer 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.
1st Lieutenant
Washington F. Allen
Spencer 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.

Charles Finch
Lieutenant, Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by 
Captain Gatlin, discharged 29 Feb 1848. 
2nd Lieutenants
John F. Britton
Spencer 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

James A. Graham
Spencer 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.
Sergeants
James H. Bryant
Spencer 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.

Rodolphus B. Hall
Spencer 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. 

Martin B. Mason
Spencer 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. 

Cyrus W. Medcalf
Spencer 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.  Cousin to Gabriel 
listed here.  Source for this information is Carol Bartlett at email address  
cb54@bellsouth.net
Corporals
William Bayliss
Spencer 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. 

William Cochran
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died about 30 Sep 1847. 

John Hayden
Spencer 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 B. Huchens
Spencer 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. 

Joseph Orender
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
left sick at Porote, 6 Oct 1847.
Musicians
Owen M. Colkin
Fifer, Spencer 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.

James C. Finch
Drummer, Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, discharged 6 Nov 1847. 

Thomas Reck
Drummer, Spencer 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. 
Privates
Robert Barns
Spencer 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.

Vincent Bawlen
Spencer 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.

Bird Bayliss
Spencer 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.

Samuel Beardsley
Spencer 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. 

James G. Bebee
Spencer 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.

Thomas Bradley
Spencer 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 Bray
Spencer 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. 

Joseph Bruce
Spencer 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. 

Ephraim Cammon
Spencer 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 Catton
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 23 Nov 1847.

Gustus Cochran
Spencer 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.

Luther Cox
Spencer 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.

Stephen Crawford
Spencer 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. 

David Davis
Spencer 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.

Milton Deason
Spencer 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. 

Isaac H. Demsey
Spencer 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.

Alfred Eddins
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
left sick at Porote, 6 Oct 1847.

Thomas Enlow
Spencer 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 Ficklin
Spencer 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.

Alfred H. Fisher
Spencer 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.

D. R. Fisher
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
left sick at Meir, 23 Aug 1847. 

W. S. Fisher
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
left sick at Meir, 23 Aug 1847. 

William Geer
Spencer 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.

James Green
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 12 Aug 1847.

Zachariah Harrison
Spencer 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.

William Hart
Spencer 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.

Andrew I. Heady
Spencer 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. 

James Heady
Spencer 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. 

James Hensley
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 6 Nov 1847.

Jacob Hoover
Spencer 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.

Pleasant T. Horton
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 1 Aug 1847.

Cravin Jackson
Spencer 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.

Dennis C. Jones
Spencer 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.

Eli Jones
Spencer 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. 

Gavins Jones
Spencer 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.

William Jones
Spencer 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.

Jeremiah Kenam
Spencer 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.

Reuben Lang
Spencer 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.

Hiram Maine
Spencer 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. 

Samuel Maine
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 10 Nov 1847.

David Marchand
Spencer 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.

O. H. P. Mason
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 6 Nov 1847.

David L. Mathars
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 30 Nov 1847. 

William Mayberry
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 10 Nov 1847.  

Eli McCarty
Spencer 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. 

Thomas McClure
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
deserted 10 Sep 1847. 

Isaac W. McCormick
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
deserted 27 Jun 1847.

James N. McCowen
Spencer 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.

J. W. McElwaine
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 29 Nov 1847. 

Esaw McIntire
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
left sick at Meir, 23 Aug 1847. 

Allen Medcalf
Spencer 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.  Cousin to Gabriel 
listed here.  Source for this information is Carol Bartlett at email address  
cb54@bellsouth.net

John Mehinger
Spencer 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.

Joseph Miller
Spencer 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.

Jacob I. Naney
Spencer 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. 

James R. Naney
Spencer 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.

Morris Pilgrim
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
left sick at the Mouth of the Rio Grande, 12 Sep 1847.

Stephen Pollock
Spencer 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. 

Samuel Postelwaith
Spencer 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. 

William Postelwaith
Spencer 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.

Joseph Powell
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 9 Feb 1848.

Benjamin Roberts
Spencer 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. 

Arthur S. Runnells
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 1 Aug 1847.

Orlander R. Runner
Spencer 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.

Francis Shafer
Spencer 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.

Robert W. Sharrad
Spencer 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. 

Lewis B. Shiveley
Spencer 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 Stillwell
Spencer 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. 

William Stillwell
Spencer 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. 

Samuel Summer
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 13 Oct 1847. 

Jonathan Sumner
Spencer 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. 

Thomas Sumner
Spencer 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. 

George W. Tanner
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
deserted 6 Jul 1847. 

Joseph Thomas
Spencer 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. 

Elias Todisman
Spencer 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.

James H. Vincel
Spencer 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. 

Harrison Waide
Spencer 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.

James Welsh
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
died 27 Aug 1847. 

Andrew Wood
Spencer 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.

Zach Wood
Spencer County.  Mustered in 8 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, 
discharged 9 Feb 1848.

Green B. Young
Spencer 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. 

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