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

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 Grant County, Indiana, called the Washington Guards.


Captain
E. G. Cary
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, died 
14 Jan 1848. 

Thomas I. Marshall
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, died
24 Jan 1848.  

David Shunk
Grant County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.  Served in the 
Civil War as a Colonel. 
1st Lieutenant
Joseph W. Holliday
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 
2nd Lieutenants
Patrick Curley
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Elias D. Pierce
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 
Sergeants
Leander I. Elliott
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Charles Fifer
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Frame
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 29 Feb 1848. 

Henry Shank
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Pynhu Woodwards
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.
Corporals
George O. Price
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John S. Reide
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Daniel E. Thomas
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Richard Webster
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 
Musicians
Privates
John Adams
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Richard Alexander
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 6 Feb 1848. 

James Anderson
Grant County. Mustered in 25 Feb 1848, at Rensselaer, Indiana, by Lieutenant S. 
Crane, mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Finley Andrews
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John Antery
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Elem Armfield
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John Asborn
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 25 Mar 1848. Died 25 Mar 1848.

Jacob Barrett
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John H. Bartlett
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 4 Nov 1847.

George M. Birch
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 16 Feb 1848. 

Isaac P. Bordman
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Francis P. Bradley
Grant County.  mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison. 
Transferred appointed to Sergeant Major 24 Oct 1847.  Mustered out 28 Jul 1848 
at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Amos Brown
Grant County. Mustered in 31 Dec 1847, at City Mexico, Mexico, by Major Thomas, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Marion Burnett
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John Calvert
Grant County. Mustered in 27 Feb 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Jones, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James N. Carey
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Latt H. Carll
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Andrew Clark
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John M. Clark
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted 27 Oct 1847, died 9 Jan 1848. 

Wiley Clark
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 14 Jan 1848. 

George W. Cole
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Harvey Copelan
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 31 Dec 1847.

Andrew J. Curf
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 17 Jan 1848. 

Levi Donihu
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 4 Jul 1848. 

Henry Eckard
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Henry H. Evans
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Jacob Fatic
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted 6 Nov 1847. 

James Fifer
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted 6 Nov 1847. 

Rufus R. Fimple
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Fisher
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct, 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 31 Dec 1847. 

Norval Fleming
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James Frame
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

David Francis
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
deserted 6 Nov 1847. 

John T. Frelan
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Feb 1848, at Rensselaer, Indiana, by Lieutenant S. 
Crane, mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James Gaffney
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James I. Gatewood
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Jeremiah Gossett
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Valentine Grundy
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 25 Mar 1848. 

David Harter
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Henry Helvey
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 11 Feb 1848. 

Robert Henley
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Lewis Hess
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 8 Feb 1848. 

William Holder
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 4 Jan 1848. 

Joseph L. Jones
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Jacob Keller
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John Kenton
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 23 May 1848. 

Michael Lankton
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Richard Lanning
Grant County Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 25 May 1848.  

Caleb S. Lawrence
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Albert Lindsey
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Robert I. Lyons
Grant County. Mustered in 31 Dec 1847, at City Mexico, Mexico, by Major 
Thomas, mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Chapman Mann
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Mann
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Richard Masters
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John McBride
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Samuel McCall
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

William McCutchen
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Monroe McGuire
Grant County. Mustered in 8 Mar 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Lieutenant Jones, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William McNutty
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Jesse McSherry
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Carlile Morgan
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Riley Nun
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Samuel A. Ogen
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Abner Phillips
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James Reherd
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 31 Dec 1847. 

James Richie
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 25 Mar 1848. 

William H. Robey
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 28 May 1848. 

Zedekiah Robison
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James Sauce
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

James A. Shuman
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William Simmons
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John Smiley
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John Smith
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

James Sprague
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Solomon Stanfield
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Horace Stowell
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 10 Jul 1848

George Tarkleson
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

George W. Thomson
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

James C. Vanmatre
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

John Vanmatre
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
discharged 31 Dec 1847. 

David Warner
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 2 Apr 1848. 

Clark Weidner
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

William W. Weidner
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff.

Archibald Williams
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 29 Mar 1848. 

John Wingfield
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
died 4 Jun 1848. 

John L. Wooden
Grant County.  Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

Washington Zeek
Grant County. Mustered in 14 Oct 1847, at Madison, Indiana, by Major Morrison, 
mustered out 24 Jul 1848, at Madison, Indiana, by Major H. A. Goff. 

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