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

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 Bartholomew County, Indiana, called the Columbus Legion.


Captain
Michael Fitzgibbon
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 
1st Lieutenant
Isaac Fenley
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
2nd Lieutenants
George W. Amsden
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William K. Clain
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Robert McGill
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, resigned, 16 Jun 1847.

David R. Wayland
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, resigned, 2 Sep 1847. 
Sergeants
Joseph Cramer
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Herron Creech
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, discharged, 11 Sep 1847.

Matthew Gaffney
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Nimrod Lander
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Isaac F. Lyttle
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, died, 18 Jan 1848. 

Frederick Spilker
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
Corporals
Edward Arnold
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, died, 31 Oct 1847.

John Kay
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. 
Goff.

Conrod I. Kisky
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Nathan Lewis
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Henry Quillin
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 
Musicians
Morrison M. Smith
Fifer, Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by 
Captain Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Harrison E. Wilson
Drummer, Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, 
by Captain Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 
Privates
David Ames
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James Andrews
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Henry Aten
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Beeby
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William F. Buford
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Moses Burk
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, left sick at Vera Cruz, 19 Sep 1847. 

Samuel Burk
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, died, 28 Aug 1847.

Thomas H. Calvin
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, left sick at Mier, 23 Aug 1847. 

Robert Cravatt
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, left sick at Perote, 5 Oct 1847.

Thomas Davis
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, deserted, 25 Jun 1847.

John Day
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 6 Jul 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Moses Dixon
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Brice Ferguson
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John M. G. Franklin
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, died, 10 Mar 1848.

Aaron Freeman
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, discharged, 10 Jan 1848. 

William Gilbreath
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Daniel Grinstead
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Thomas Grinstead
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

George Gullion
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Charles Gyn
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. 
Goff.

Harvey Harden
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John Harriott
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Hawkins
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, left sick at Nail Bridge, 27 Aug 1847.

Ephraim Jeffreys
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Isaac Jones
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William Jones
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James Jonsen
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Michael Keiff
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, left sick at Point Isabel, 11 Sep 1847. 

Allen W. Lewis
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

George Limbarger
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Samuel McFall
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Charles McMellen
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Cooper McQuality
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, died, 1 Sep 1847. 

Irwin Millen
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Joseph Morgason
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Ira Mullen
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

James Newton
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Nelson Newton
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, died, 5 Aug 1847.

Oscar Nicholson
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.  

James M. O'Niel
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, discharged, no date, for inability.

John Ott
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Autono Paponeaux
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Lorenzo D. Parker
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William Parker
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, deserted, 28 Jun 1847. 

William Philbut
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James Plummer
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Probasco
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.  John was 
born about 1827 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died 5 Feb 1895 in Madison County, 
Indiana.  He is the son of Peter Probasco and Anna Lot. Peter was born 23 Oct 1799 
in Pennsylvania and died 9 Feb 1865 in Hancock County, Indiana.  Anna was born 23 
Jul 1796 in Connecticut and died 21 Nov 1889 in Charlottesville, Indiana.  John was 
married first to Sarah Elizabeth Ramsey and had a child by her named Emma who 
was born in 1850 in Hancock County, Indiana.  He was married 2nd to Hester Ann 
Woods and they had the following children: Margaret A. born about 1854 in Hancock 
County, Indiana and Peter who was born about 1855 in Hancock County, Indiana.
Peter Probasco and Anna Lot had three other children as follows: Henry, Richard and 
Elizabeth Probasco.  Henry Probasco born 4 Jul 1820 in Newtown, Connecticut, died 
26 Oct 1902 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He was married to Grace Sherlock.  She was born 
13 Sep 1855 and died 12 Mar 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Children were Grace Sherlock 
and Henry.  Richard Probasco was born 8 Nov 1824 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and 
died 22 Jan 1901.  He was married to Mary Louis Ogg.  She was born in 1824 in Ohio.  
Children to this union were Mary Francis, Harriet M., Martha and Julia.  Elizabeth 
Probasco was born 28 Feb 1826 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died 21 Jan 1914.  
She was married to George Kinder.   Source for this information is Nora Probasco at 
email address nprobasco@earthlink.net

James Prondfitt
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Thomas H. Reeves
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William R. Robbins
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Quartus E. Rust
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, discharged, 15 Feb 1848. 

Elisha Scott
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Josiah Scott
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, discharged, 8 Mar 1848.

Jacob W. M. Siddle
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Lewis Speaks
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Oliver Stanley
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John W. Stout
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Suter
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Henry Tunry
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, deserted, from the 16th Regiment of Infantry. 

William Ward
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, left sick at Point Isabel, 11 Sep 1847. 

Lewis H. Weaver
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Squire West
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John White
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Levy Wilson
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Washington Wilson
5th Regiment, Company F, Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison, 
Indiana, by Captain Gatlin, transferred to the 4th Regiment, Company F, 14 Dec 1847, 
mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Enoch Worrell
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Hewlett Young
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, discharged, 11 Sep 1847. 

John L. Young
Bartholomew County.  Mustered in 12 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

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