Marion County

Mexican-American War

Company organized May 1847

1st Division of the Illinois Sixth Regiment, Companies C & E
This list contains only the men in these companies from Marion County, IL

Division Officers:

Turney, Daniel Surgeon by appointment of the President
Lester, Thomas B. Assistant Surgeon
Pace, Thomas W. Drummer, Co. C-appointed Drum Major, 6 Mar 1847

Officers Company C:

Turner, Vantramp Captain
Haynie, Isham N. 1st lieutenant
Wright, Leven 2nd lieutenant
Marshall, Benjamin F. 2nd lieutenant
Wade, Jesse M. 1st sergeant
Whorouski, Lougin J. sergeant
Martin, James S. sergeant
Wham, Joseph sergeant
Barr, James N corporal
Nelson, James corporal
Tracey, Dwyer corporal
Gaston, James M. B. corporal
Breese, Cornelius N. musician
Hayneie, William N. musician

Privates:

Adams, Nathan
Allman, Richard S.
Anderson, James S.
Anglin, James G.
Ashton, George W.
Barbee, Joseph A.
Bass, William H. died Santa Fe, 11 Jan 1847
Baxter, James died Ft. Leavenworth, 14 Jul 1847
Beasley, Augustus W.
Beasley, Williams
Bethard, John discharged Las Vegas, 8 Jun 1848
Blackburn, Barney L.
Boyakin, Henderson P. elected to be lieutenant colonel at Alton.
Brasel, William died Ft. Leavenworth, 19 Aug 1847
Bundy, Alexander
Bundy, Isaac
Bundy, W.
Burkhout, Peter
Chasteen, James M.
Cheeley, F. L. died Santa Fe, 22 Nov 1847
Collins, J.W. died on march to Santa Fe, 14 Jul 1847
Cooper, James died Santa Fe, 4 Feb 1848
Cox, H.P.
Cox, James M. discharged Albuquerque, 11 Apr 1848
Cucthin, Milton
Denton, James W.
Easley, Robert died on march 5 Aug 1847
Elliot, Andrew
Elston, William
French, Marshall
Hills, James McD.
Jackson, William
Jones, Dennis G.
Jones, Jasper N.
Jones, William W. died Santa Fe, 29 Sept 1847
King, Edward
Lature, Lewis
Lester, John J.
Lester, Thomas B.
Lester, William J.
McColgan, Hamilton
McGregor, John
McGuire, Joseph F.
Marshall, James A.
Mefford, Jacob C.
Middleton, George W.
Middleton, Pleasant
Millison, Ira A.
Minard, Lorenzo discharged Albuquerque, 11 Apr 1848
Morgan, William C.
Neel, Thomas
Neel, William
Nelson, John R.
Parker, James
Perryman, James L.
Pettus, Thomas C.
Rainey, Samuel
Ray, Andrew discharged Las Vegas, 8 Jun 1848
Ray, Jesse discharged Las Vegas, 9 Jan 1848
Richie, George D.
Roach, William C.
Rolan, William E.
Smith, Solomon
Smith, William
Songer, William F.
Thomas, Charles
Torrence, John S.
Tully, John
Tyler, Joseph R.
Vaughn, John P.
Vaughn, U. died Albuquerque, 25 Apr 1848
Wadkins, J. died Ft. Leavenworth, 15 July 1847
Wallis, Elijah
Walsh, Joshua B.
Wham, John McM.
Wham, Robert McM.
White, J.H. died Santa Fe, 22 Jan 1848
White, John W.
Whitlock, John M. discharged Santa Fe, 14 Aug 1848
Wilson, Hartwell G. discharged Las Vegas, 18 Aug 1848
Winn, Daniel A.
Winn, John
Young, Zachariah discharged Santa Fe, 11 Jan 1848

Note: Unless otherwise noted, all discharged 13 Oct 1848

Officers Company E:

Damon, John T. 2nd lieutenant-died Santa Fe, 28 Dec 1847
Goddard, Randolph C. corporal
Askey, Augustus K. corporal

Privates:

Bullock, John W.
Brown, Franklin J. died Santa Fe, 27 Sept 1847
Buckner, W.O. discharged Las Vegas, 26 Apr 1848
Burns, Elijah
Campbell, A.J. died Fish Creek, 20 Jul 1847
Damon, Walter M.C.
Epperson, Richard
Goddard, William E.
Lyman, Jackson discharged Ft. Leavenworth, 27 Jul 1847
Reed, James transferred to Co. B, 27 Jun 1847
Springs, Joseph
Springs, Samuel
Stevenson, W. discharged Las Vegas, 26 Apr 1848

Note: Unless otherwise noted, all were discharged 14 Oct 1848 in Alton, IL

Place of Enlistment: Marion

Name * Rank * Company * Regiment

ASKEY, AUGUSTUS K * CPL * E * 1 IL FOOT

BROWN, FRANKLIN J * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT
BUCKNER, WILLIAM O * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT
BULLOCK, JOHN W * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT
BURNS, ELIJAH * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT

CAMPBELL, AARON J * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT

DAMRON, JOHN T * 2LT * E * 1 IL FOOT
DAMRON, WALT M C * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT

EPPERSON, RICHARD * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT

GODDARD, RANDOLPH C * CPL * E * 1 IL FOOT
GODDARD, WILLIAM E * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT

MC DANIEL, ABEDNEGO * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT
MORRAY, JAMES B * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT

REED, JAMES * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT

SPRINGS, JOSEPHUS * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT
SPRINGS, SAMUEL * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT
STEPHENSON, WILLIAM * PVT * E * 1 IL FOOT

WARD, THOMAS J * SGT * E * 1 IL FOOT

Extracted 07 May 2017 by Norma Hass from Illinois State Archives website.


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