Indiana Soldiers
5th Regiment
Indiana Volunteer Infantry
Mexican War
Company A

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 Jefferson County, Indiana, called the Indiana Guards.


Captain
Horace Hull
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
1st Lieutenant
John M. Lattimore
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

DeWitt C. Rich
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 9 Feb 1848.
2nd Lieutenants
John M. Lord
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Zachariah Neely
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
Sergeants
Edward Arnold
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 13 Jun 1847, at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by Colonel Samuel 
Churchill, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James Bachman
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John S. G. Woodfill
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
Corporals
James Green
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Richard H. Newcomb
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Adam Waford
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
Musicians
Theodore Cressner
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Orson Havens
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
Privates
Edward Alexander
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred Oct 1847, to Company I, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, 
by Major H. A. Goff.

Henry L. Arnold
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Horace Bacon
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Edward Bagley
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Barnes
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 3 Jan 1848.

Robert Barnes
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 8 Jul 1848.

Benedich Beckhardt
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Roswell Beech
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Napoleon B. Bishop
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William Branham
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Benjamin F. Brennaman
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Benjamin F. Brewer
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Warner Brewer
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Thomas Burton
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted 18 Oct 1847.

Cornelius Cole
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Richard Crawford
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Samuel Crawford
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Timothy Cronon
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John W. Dean
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 8 Nov 1847.

Thompson Dowden
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James Farrow
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Chapin Foster
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Grandison Gaither
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Hiram Gaither
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Frank Gallinger
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Daniel L. Heath
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 19 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted Oct 1847.

Jacob Hedrick
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Andrew Hibberlin
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Bruce Hibberlin
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William Hosea
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Joseph Ingold
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Andrew Jackson
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 23 Jan 1848.

George Johnson
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 21 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted 10 Apr 1848, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Henry Kellar
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Lee
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Jesse Lewis
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred Oct 1847, to Company I.

Timothy Lewis
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred 14 Dec 1847, to Company F.

William Linville
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred Oct 1847, to Company I.

Thompson Lowden
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

George M. Maccallister
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted 17 Oct 1847.

William Macdonald
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted 21 Oct 1847.

Allen Majors
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted 19 Oct 1847.

Rancey Martin
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Abel McGee
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Miller
Jefferson County, Civil War, 145th Regiment.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, 
Indiana, by Major Morrison, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major 
H. A. Goff.  John Miller (home Storms Creek, Jennings Co., IN) served Company A 
of the 5th Indiana Volunteers in the Mexican War and again in the 145th Indiana in 
the Civil War.  He contracted measles while in service resulting in almost total 
blindness.  Source for this information is Phil Cordes at email address 
Plcordes@earthlink.net and [1] 

Alexander Monroe
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted 5 Nov 1847.

William F. Moore
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Amos Murphy
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Sidney Murphy
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 7 Jan 1848.

Michael R. Nevins
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred Oct 1847, to Company I.

Daniel Northcutt
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Jacob Oldshue
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred Oct 1847, to Company I, transferred to Company A, 18 Oct 1847.

Hiram Patrick
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William C. Pickett
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Maxwell Reese
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William Reynolds
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Jesse Roberts
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred Oct 1847, to Company I.

James Rogers
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Lewis Sampson
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Adam Sandrock
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Stephen Sargent
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William M. Sims
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Andrew Thomas
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 21 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William T. Underwood
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted 5 Nov 1847.

Abraham Vail
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 15 Jan 1848.

John Waford
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

David Webb
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Benjamin D. Wheat
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred Oct 1847, to Company I, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, 
by Major H. A. Goff.

David White
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred Oct 1847, to Company I.

Howard Wicklitter
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 26 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted Oct 1847.

Henry Woods
Jefferson County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 17 Jul 1848.

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