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

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 Clark County, Indiana, called the Rough and Ready Guards.


Captain
George Greene
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 
1st Lieutenant
Philip J. Roe
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
2nd Lieutenants
Henry Hensley
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James M. Ross
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 
Sergeants
Richard Green
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

George W. Petit
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Osburn Wilson
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John Wood
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 
Corporals
John G. W. Cantz
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Edwin Monroe
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
died 2 Jan 1848.

William Petit
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Charles A. Summers
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 
Musicians
Privates
David S. Baker
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff

James W. Baxter
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
died 10 Jul 1848.

James K. A. Blake
Clark County. Mustered in 12 Oct 1847 at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred to Non Commissioned Staff as Principal Musician, 14 Feb 1848, mustered 
out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Simon P. Bowman
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Jonathan I. Burge
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Oliver H. P. Burrell
Clark County.  Mustered in 12 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 15 Jan 1848.

Elijah Carley
Clark County.  
Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, mustered 
out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James Carley
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Daniel W. Coble
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Connor
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
died 5 May 1848.

Ezra Conway
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
transferred to Company D, 9 Oct 1847, mustered out 28 Jul 1828, at Madison, Indiana, 
by Major H. A. Goff.

George Cook
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William Cook
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.  Seeking info on 
parents/siblings of (Jerome) William Cook, born in 1823 at Lawrenceburg, Dearborn 
County, Indiana.  He signed up with the 5th Indiana Infantry. Company B, at Charlestown, 
Clark County, Indiana, on 15 Sep 1847.  He mustered in as a private in Captain Green's 
Company.  He fought in the battles of Monterey and Buena Vista in the Mexican-American 
War. He mustered out of the Army at Madison, Indiana, on 28 July 1848. His first wife 
was Margaret Russell and they had a daughter named Monterey Buena Vista Cook in 
1849.  Margaret died young; Jerome then moved west to Iowa and married Amanda 
Heron, 14 Apr 1856, in Anamosa Iowa.  he died 15 May 1869 in Anamosa, Iowa.  Source
for this information is Sherry Brown at email address Mustang69290@aol.com

Jesse Cooley
Clark County. Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Meredith Daily
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Edward Dunn
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
died 19 Apr 1848.

Tilford Fisher
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
died 16 Apr 1848.

James Gabble
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
transferred to Company D, 9 Oct 1847, mustered out 28 Jul, 1848, at Madison, 
Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Henry Galaway
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
transferred to Company D, 9 Oct 1847, as a Musician, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, 
at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William R. Gaston
Clark County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
transferred to Company D, 9 Oct 1847, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, 
Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Joseph Gibson
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
discharged 1 Mar 1848.

Salem B. Giles
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Nathaniel Greene
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Leiman Griswold
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William Harding
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James C. Hubble
Clark County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
transferred to Company D, 9 Oct 1847, died 16 Jan 1848.

William R. Jacobs
Clark County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
transferred to Company D, 9 Oct 1847, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, 
Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Alexander Jenkins
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Joseph Jenkins
Clark County.  Mustered in 18 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Johnson
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William Jordan
Clark County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
transferred to Company D, 9 Oct 1847, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, 
Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Frederic Keller
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
died 24 Nov 1847.

Andrew Kinner
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James N. Kinney
Clark County.  Mustered in 30 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Thomas Layton
Clark County.  Mustered in 12 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Benjamin F. Lemon
Clark County.  Mustered in 30 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James Manley
Clark County.  Mustered in 12 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Manley
Clark County.  Mustered in 13 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 6 Mar 1848. 

Moses Manley
Clark County.  Mustered in 13 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Daniel R. Marsh
Clark County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
transferred to Company D, 9 Oct 1847, discharged 2 Jan 1848.

William H. Marshall
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
died 8 Dec 1847.

Noah McConnell
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

George McKinley
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Robert McKinley
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
discharged 31 Nov 1847.

John McVey
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
died 20 Apr 1848.

Abel H. Mobley
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
died 30 Apr 1848.

Isaac Moore
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Moore
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Robert Nichols
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Albert Noble
Clark County.  Mustered in 12 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Andrew I. Noe
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Noe
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Otway
Clark County.  Mustered in 8 Nov 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted 4 Dec 1847. 

Andrew H. Pauley
Clark County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
transferred to Company D, as 1st Sergeant, 9 Oct 1847, discharged, 23 Feb 1848.

Tabbott Pearcy
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
discharged 21 Feb 1848. 

William B. Pickett
Clark County.  Mustered in 30 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 8 Dec 1847.

Robert W. Pruett
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Rankins
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
discharged 20 Oct 1847. 

John Reed
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
discharged 21 Feb 1848. 

Jonathan Repp
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
discharged, no date. 

Andrew Roberiette
Clark County.  Mustered in 18 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Jackson Rodgers
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Benjamin Rose
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Richard Ross
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

David Rozure
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Salter
Clark County.  Mustered in 11 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Sandy
Clark County.  Mustered in 13 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 19 Jan 1848. 

John L. Scott
Clark County.  Mustered in 8 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
transferred to Company D, 9 Oct 1847, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, 
Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Samuel Smith
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Jonas Stansbury
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
discharged 21 Feb 1848. 

Marshall Stansbury
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Daniel Stoner
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Levi Stover
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John Streetsman
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Tibbetts
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Thompson Tilford
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Andrew I. Wells
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John F. Wells
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John Whiteman
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

George W. Williams
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Henry Williams
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

James Woods
Clark County.  Mustered in 9 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Rodman, 
discharged 1 Mar 1848. 

William H. Woodward
Clark County.  Mustered in 30 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 7 Jan 1848. 

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