Indiana Soldiers
5th 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 Marion County, Indiana, called the Centre Guards.


Captain
John McDougall
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
1st Lieutenant
Thomas McBaker
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
2nd Lieutenants
William C. Kise
Marion 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.  Served in the 
Civil War as a Colonel.

Thomas O'Neal
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
Sergeants
Oliver P. Fort
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Daniel F. Gilmore
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Franklin S. Ruter
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Spayde
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 22 Oct 1847.

Hume Sturgeon
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 21 Feb 1848, on Surgeon's Certificate.
Corporals
James Carlton
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William B. Folsom
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Mathew McAleer
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Lewis O'Neal
Marion County.  Mustered in 28 May 1847, at Jeffersonville Indiana, by Captain 
Gatlin, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Thomas Webb
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred to 4th Regiment, Company D, 14 Dec 1847, mustered out 16 Jul 1848, 
at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Isaac Wright
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
Musicians
Alexander Allen
Allen County. Mustered in 29 Feb 1848, at Mexico, by Captain Ruggles, mustered 
out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Robert Jamison
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Edward L. Palmer
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Wauler Venay
Marion County. Mustered in 1 Oct 1847 at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred to the Non Commissioned Staff, as Principal Musician, 31 Dec 1847, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
Privates
Noah Alle
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred to Company I, 8 Oct 1847, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, 
Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Leroy Beau
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 21 Feb 1848, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Joseph Belt
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Augustus R. Bexley
Marion County.  Mustered in 29 Feb 1848, at Moline Del Ray, Mexico, by Major 
Buchanan, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Sebastian Bookhart
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Brown
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Bush
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred to Company I, 8 Oct 1847, as Musician, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at 
Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Pleasant Call
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Parker Carson
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Grandison Clark
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Dudley Cole
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted Oct 1847.

Albert Condry
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred to Company I, 8 Oct 1847.

Patrick Conroy
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Sylvester Corns
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Henry H. Cuppy
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 21 Feb 1848, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Cornelius Curtis
Marion County.  Mustered in 5 Nov 1847, at Vicksburg, by Major Morrison, mustered 
out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Honson Duckworth
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William Duckworth
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 21 Feb 1848, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Mark A. Duzan
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Loammie Fanner
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred to Company I, 8 Oct 1847.

John H. Farley
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred to Company I, 8 Oct 1847, as Musician.  Mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at 
Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Oscar Foat
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Price N. Gullvon
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William B. Hall
Marion County.  Mustered in 7 Nov 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Major 
Morrison, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Jeremiah Harley
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Horatio M. Harlow
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Michael Hoffman
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Dudley Holister
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Orange Hubble
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Arthur Huff
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred to Company I, 8 Oct 1847.

George W. Humphrey
Marion County.  Mustered in 30 Apr 1848, at Moline Del Rey, Mexico, by Captain 
Alvon, died 15 May 1848.

Fleming Jones
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 3 Jan 1848, on Surgeon's Certificate.

Nimrod Kemper
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.  Nimrod Kemper 
was the son of Nimrod Kemper and Polly Mathews.  He was born 15 Nov 1828 in 
Owen County, Kentucky. His family moved to Indiana when he was three years old 
[1831], they moved just south of Indianapolis, Indiana.  He was buried in Fairview 
Cemetery, Tipton, Indiana.  He died 16 Feb 1917 in New Paris, Indiana.  He was 
united in marriage to Nancy Mathews, the daughter of Jacob B. Mathews and Sarah 
Tolin, 15 Nov 1849, in Marion County, Indiana.  She was born 17 may 1827, in Brown 
County, Ohio.  She was one of eleven children.  When she was three years of age, 
her parents emigrated from Ohio and entered land in Marion County, Indiana, ten miles
southeast of Indianapolis.  They had the following children:  William H. Kemper was 
born 3 Oct 1850 and died 21 Jul 1880, in Tipton County, Indiana.  He was buried 24 
Jul 1880 in Sandbank Cemetery, Madison Township, Tipton County, Indiana; James 
W. Kemper; Levi B. Kemper; Cyrus W. Kemper; Sarah Kemper and David Kemper.  
Nancy was buried in 1912 in Fairview Cemetery, Tipton, Indiana.  She died 5 Sep 
1912 in Tipton, Indiana.  Source for this information supplied by Ronald Joe Kemper, 
email Jkemper@iquest.net, address 125 Hoss Road, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46217

Jerome Kennedy
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Clemant Laux
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 14 Jul 1848.

Timothy Lewis
Marion 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 J. Marshall
Marion County.  Mustered in 29 Feb 1848, at Moline Del Ray, Texas, by Major 
Buchanan, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Hiram B. Mayer
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John McAleer
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 14 Jul 1848.

David M. McCasslin
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 22 Dec 1847.

David McKeefry
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Patrick McKeefry
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John McQuarter
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 26 Jan 1848.

Amos A. Miller
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Amos Miller
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 21 Feb 1848, on Surgeon's Certificate. 

Augustus Nessa
Marion County.  Mustered in 5 Nov 1847, at Vicksburg, by Major Morrison, mustered 
out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John O'Neal
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted Oct 1847.

Richard O'Neal
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Greenup B. Orr
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Page
Marion 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.

Blackford Palmer
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Joseph R Portrum.
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred to Company I, 8 Oct 1847.

James Pursell
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William Pursell
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Thomas Reese
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 31 Jan 1848. 

William L. Reeves
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Joseph Rouse
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Joseph Runnion
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Madison Russell
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 21 Feb 1848, on Surgeon's Certificate.

John Shelmyer
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 18 Jan 1848.

John Shook
Marion County.  Mustered in 26 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James L. Smith
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Oliver P. Stipp
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John M. Stone
Marion County.  Mustered in 7 Now 1847, at New Orleans, Louisiana, by Major 
Morrison, died 8 May 1848.

George W. Street
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Anthony K. Taudy.
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Robert Taylor
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Robert G. Taylor
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 26 Jan 1848.

Ebenezer S. Thompson
Marion 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.

Robert Tindale
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Henry Vest
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

John Vest
Marion 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.

Ahi Walton
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Larkin Ward
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Esau Whitaker
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred to Company I, 8 Oct 1847, died 13 Jan 1848.

Washington Wilson
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.

Amos Wood
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Risin Wood
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Jeremiah Yates
Marion County.  Mustered in 1 Oct 1847, at Madison Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
transferred to Company I, 8 Oct 1847, mustered out 28 Jul 1848, at Madison, 
Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

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