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NEAR FORT TEXAS, NORTH BANK OF RIO GRANDE, APRIL 1846.

Killed:
1. Colonel Trueman Cross, Assistant Quartermaster General. Ambushed and murdered by Mexican guerillas, probably on April 10, 1846. Cross' remains were recovered on April 21, 1846. Originally buried outside the walls of Fort Texas on April 26, 1846; reinterred at Washington, D.C. later that same year.
2. 2nd Lt. Theodoric (or Theodore) H. Porter, 4th Infantry.
3. Private Pat Flood, 4th Infantry.
(Both Porter and Flood were ambushed and killed by Mexican guerrillas on the north bank of Rio Grande, April 18, 1846, while searching for the missing Colonel Cross. Their remains were recovered on June 5, 1846.)

Sources: Henry Montgomery. The Life of Major Gen. Zachary Taylor (Auburn: Derby, Miller & Co., 1849)
Niles' National Register, Baltimore, Maryland, May 23, 1846 and May 30, 1846.


SKIRMISH AT RANCHO DE CARRICITOS, TEXAS,
THE "THORNTORN AFFAIR,"
APRIL 25, 1846.

Killed:
1. 2nd Lt. George T. Mason, 2nd Dragoons.
2. Pvt. Benjamin Russell, 2nd Dragoons.
3. Pvt. Henry Ruwer, 2nd Dragoons.
4. Pvt. Ezra Sands, 2nd Dragoons.
5. Pvt. William Ryan, 2nd Dragoons. Formerly kept a tavern in Water St., Philadelphia.
6. Pvt. John Sidford, , 2nd Dragoons. Philadelphia.
7. Pvt. William Stewart, 2nd Dragoons.
8. Pvt. James Curtis, 2nd Dragoons.
9. Pvt. Richard Pryor, 2nd Dragoons. Has a father at No.132 Buttonwood St., Philadelphia.
10. Pvt. George T. Styles, , 2nd Dragoons. New Orleans.
11. Pvt. Peter K. Stevenson, 2nd Dragoons.
12. Pvt. Theophilus Whiteman, 2nd Dragoons.
13. Pvt. David Whiteman , 2nd Dragoons. Father is a grocer, at corner of George and Eleventh Streets, Philadelphia.
14. Pvt. George Shippen, 2nd Dragoons.

Wounded:
1. Captain Seth B. Thornton, , 2nd Dragoons. Severely
2. Pvt. St. Clair Shipley, , 2nd Dragoons. Slightly
3. Pvt. John Perkins, , 2nd Dragoons. Slightly
4. *Pvt. William S. Muff, , 2nd Dragoons. Mortally
5. *Pvt. George Jenkins, , 2nd Dragoons. Since died
6. Pvt. Patrick McLaughlin, , 2nd Dragoons. Slightly
7. Pvt. Henry Wilk, , 2nd Dragoons. Slightly, by a lance in the leg

Source : Niles' National Register, Baltimore, Maryland, May 16, 1846 and May 23, 1846.


AMBUSH NEAR POINT ISABEL, TEXAS,
APRIL 28, 1846.

Killed:
1. 1st Sgt. Edward S. Radcliffe, Walker's Co., Texas Mounted Rangers.
2. Pvt. E. Harris, Walker's Co., Texas Mounted Rangers.
3. Pvt. H. H. Hastings, Walker's Co., Texas Mounted Rangers.
4. Pvt. Joseph Prostoski, Walker's Co., Texas Mounted Rangers.
5. Pvt. J. Robinson, Walker's Co., Texas Mounted Rangers.
6. Pvt. William Waters, Walker's Co., Texas Mounted Rangers.

Sources: Edward D. Mansfield. The Mexican War (New York: Barnes & Co., 1848)
Charles D. Spurlin. Texas Veterans in the Mexican War (Victoria, Texas: Charles D. Spurlin, 1984).


SIEGE OF FORT TEXAS (FORT BROWN),
MAY 3 - 9, 1846:

Killed:
1. Sgt. Horace B. Weigart, Co. B, 7th infantry. May 3, 1846. Originally buried at foot of flagpole inside the fort. Present burial site unknown. Presumably reburied at Fort Brown National Cemetery and reinterred in 1909 at National Cemetery, Alexandria, Louisiana.

Wounded:
1. *Major Jacob Brown, 7th Infantry, commanding. Wounded May 6, 1846; died May 9, 1846. Originally buried at foot of flagpole inside the fort. Reburied after the war at Fort Brown National Cemetery. Reinterred in 1909 at National Cemetery, Alexandria, Louisiana.
2. Private Lefear, Co. E, 3rd Artillery. Slight wound, May 3, 1846.
3. Private Thompson, Co. E, 3rd Artillery. Slight wound, May 6, 1846.
4. Private Thompson, Co. D, 5th infantry. Slight wound, May 6, 1846.
5. Citizen J. Paugh, sutler's clerk. Slight wound, May 6, 1846.
6. Private Smith, Co. C, 7th infantry. Slight wound, May 7, 1846.
7. Private Moody, Co. H, 7th infantry, Fracture of arm, May 7, 1846.
8. Citizen Russell, discharged soldier. Fracture of leg, May 8, 1846.
9. Private Stewart, Co. H, 7th infantry. Slight wound, May 8, 1846.
10. Private Ratcliff, Co. H, 7th infantry, Slight wound, May 8, 1846.
11. Recruit Cowan, 7th infantry. Slight wound, May 8, 1846.

Sources: 29th Congress, 2nd Session. Senate Document No. 88: Message of the President relative to the operations and recent engagements on the Mexican frontier (Washington, D. C.: 1846)
Chula T. and Sam S. Griffin. Record of Interments in the National Cemetery at Alexandria, Virginia and A Brief History of Fort Brown Texas (Brownville, Texas: 1987).
 

BATTLE OF THE SACRAMENTO, MEXICO,
FEBRUARY 28, 1847

Killed:
1. Major Samuel C. Owens, of Independence, Mo.

Wounded:
Eleven; one of whom was *Sgt. A. A. Fitzpatrick, died of wounds received at Battle of Sacramento.

Sources: Niles' National Register, Baltimore, MD, July 3, 1847, p.279
W. E. Connelly. Doniphan's Expedition, the Conquest of New Mexico and California (Topeka: W. E. Connelly, 1907), pp.527-581
Bernard DeVoto. The Year of Decision 1846 (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1943).


AFFAIR AT HUAMANTLA, MEXICO, OCTOBER 8, 1847
AND SUBSEQUENT ACTION, OCTOBER 1O & 11, 1847

Killed:
1. Capt. Samuel H. Walker, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles.
2. Cpl. Joseph E. Merriken. Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles.
3. Pvt. Hergenin or Hugenen, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles.
4. Pvt. Tarbox, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles.
5. Pvt. Richardson, Capt. Loyall’s Co., Georgia Mounted Volunteers.
6. Pvt. Rickey, Georgia Mounted Volunteers.
7. Pvt. Smith, 3d Artillery.
8. David, a negro slave, servant to Captain Walker.
9. Sgt. McLean, Louisiana Mounted Volunteers.
10. Pvt. Wall, Co. G, 4th Indiana Volunteers.
11. Pvt. Birch, Co. G, 4th Indiana Volunteers.
12. Pvt. Teedman, 4th Infantry.
13. Unknown Teamster; killed 10 October 1847.

Wounded:
1. *Second Lt. Chas. Tansey, Co. B, 4th Indiana Volunteers; died at Puebla.
2. Sgt. Russell, Co. B, 2d Dragoons.
3. *Cpl. Glanding; since dead.
4. Pvt. Geo. W. Walters, Co. K, 4th Indiana Volunteers.
5. Pvt. Josiah Bailey, Co. C, 4th Indiana Volunteers.
6. Musician Finch, Co. E, 4th Indiana Volunteers.
7. Pvt. Martin Dormar, Co. I, 4th Indiana Volunteers.
8. Pvt. Peter Campbell, Co. I, 4th Indiana Volunteers.
9. Pvt. Andrew Hattenstine, Co. D, 4th Ohio Volunteers, serving with Indiana Volunteers; leg cut off afterward.
10. Pvt. Meachem, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles; severely.
11. Pvt. Raborg, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles; lost a leg.
12. Pvt. Welch, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles; slightly.
13. Pvt. Wayne, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles; slightly.
14. Pvt. McGill, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles; slightly.
15. Pvt. Scott, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles; slightly.
16. Pvt. Myers, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles; slightly.
17. Pvt. Murray or Murrey, Capt. Lewis’ Co., Louisiana Mounted Volunteers.
18. Pvt. Fornley, Capt. Loyall’s Co., Georgia Mounted Volunteers; slightly.
19. Pvt. Milton, Capt. Loyall’s Co., Georgia Mounted Volunteers; slightly.
20. Pvt. Stetson, Louisiana Mounted Volunteers.
21. Wagon-master Poley; arm shot off, near Napaloucan, 10 October 1847,
22. Pvt. Eckert, Co. H, 4th Ohio Volunteers; wounded at El Piñal, 11 October 1847.

Missing:
1. Sgt. Goslin or Gosling, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles.
2. Pvt. Dement, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles.
3. Pvt. Isaac P. Darlington, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles.
4. Pvt. Collins, Co. C, U. S. Mounted Rifles.
5. Pvt. McCleary or McCleerey, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles.
6. Pvt. Richards, Co. C, U.S. Mounted Rifles.
7. Pvt. Brackholst, First Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers.
8. Pvt. Lienburg, Voltigeurs.
9. Pvt. Leland, Voltigeurs.
10. Pvt. Murphy, Co, I, 4th Indiana Volunteers.

Source: Niles’ National Register, Baltimore, Maryland, November 27, 1847, p. 195
Albert G. Brackett. General Lane’s Brigade in Central Mexico (Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Co., 1854), p. 331-332.

SIEGE OF PUEBLA
SEPTEMBER 13 - OCTOBER 12, 1847

 Field and Staff
Wounded:
1. Thomas Wongierski, secretary of Col. Childs.

Second Dragoons
Killed:
1. Private Cornwell

Third Dragoons
Wounded:
1. Private Eli Stewart, Co. D, slightly.

Mounted Rifles
Killed:
1. Private Smith, Co. H.

Wounded:
1. Private Campbell, Co. B.
2. Private Blair, Co. D.

Second Artillery
Wounded:
1. Private Rowland, Co. B.
2. Private Curry, Co. B
3. Private Rumner, Co. H.

Fourth Artillery
Wounded:
1. Private Newton, Co. F, attached to Co. A.

Second Infantry
Wounded:
1. Corporal William Patterson, Co. E, severely.

Voltigeur Regiment
Killed:
1. Private John H. Burgess

Wounded:
1. Private John Wilson, Co. A, slightly.
2. Private David Ricketts, slightly.

Marines
Wounded:
1. Sergeant J. T. Packet, slightly.
2. Private John Harder, slightly.



First Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers
Company A
Wounded:
1. Private George Ruscheberger, severely.
2. Private James McCutcheon, severely.
3. Private David Lindsay, severely.
4. Private Henry Lynch, severely.
5. Private Mansfield Mason, severely.
6. Private James Bowdon, severely.
7. Private John H. Hoover, slightly.
8. Private John Dowlan, slightly.

Company C
Killed:
1. Private William Enrick

Wounded:
1. Private Charles Collison, severely.
2. Private John B. Herron, severely.

Missing:
Private Morris Stanlear

Company D
Wounded:
1. Corporal Sylvester Beasly, slightly.
2. Private John McClellan, severely.
3. Private James Lambert, severely.

Company G
Wounded:
1. Private James Wilkner, severely.
2. Private Samuel Houpt, slightly.
3. Private William Schultz, slightly.
4. Musician Daniel Ryan, severely.

Company I
Killed:
1. Private Jno. Preece

Wounded:
1. Sergeant Dominick Deranny, slightly.
2. Private James Ellis, slightly.
3. Private David W. Yarlott, slightly.
4. Private Luke Floyd, severely.

Company K
Killed:
1. Corporal E. H. Jones
2. Private John C. Gilchrist
3. Private John H. Herrod
4. Private F. B. Johns
5. Private H. Krutzelmann
6. Private James Phillips
7. Private William A. Phillips
8. Private Samuel D. Sewell
9. Private W. Schmidt
10. Private D. S. Vernoy
11. Private F. Vandyke
12. Private Joseph Wilson
13. Private Samuel Troyer

Wounded:
1. Captain John Herron, slightly.
2. Private Thomas B. Fernham, slightly.
3. Private A. E. Marshall, slightly.
4. Private W. C. Winebiddler, slightly.
5. Private R. Reed, slightly.
6. Private Thomas B. Thomberg, severely.
7. Private Samuel Sloop, severely.
8. Private Charles W. Blakeman, severely.

Missing:
1. Private John Longstaff


Second Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers
Wounded:
1. Sergeant W. W. Deihl, Co. A, severely.
2. Private John Biers, Co. B, slightly.

Regiment of South Carolina Volunteers
Killed:
1. Private Hardy, Co. G.

Mexican Spy Company
Wounded:
1. Officer John Messe
2. Private Cordero
3. Private Domingo Serezo (brother of José)
4. Private José Serezo (brother of Domingo)

Quartermaster’s Department
Wounded:
1. A. B. Duncan, slightly.
2. William Waddell, slightly.
3. William Johnson, slightly.
4. Daniel Simms, servant of Col. Childs, slightly.

Fourth Indiana Volunteers
Wounded:
Pvt. John Miller, Co. I.
Pvt. Waschihoski, Co. K.

Fourth Ohio Volunteers
Killed:
Pvt. Andrew Antrican, Co. D.
Pvt. Francis Gilbert, Co. K.
Pvt. James Sloan, Co. K.
 
Sources: 30th Congress, 2d Session. House Executive Document No. 1: Message from the President of the United States...(Washington, D.C.: Wendell & Van Benthuysen, 1848), p. 32
Albert G. Brackett. General Lane’s Brigade in Central Mexico (Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Co., 1854), p. 333-334.


AFFAIR AT ATLIXCO, MEXICO
OCTOBER 19, 1847

Killed:
1. Unknown private, 3d Dragoons.

Wounded:
1. *[Pvt.?] Bernard Rork, Co. D, 3d Dragoons; mortally, since dead.
2. Unknown Private, 3d Dragoons.
3. [Pvt.?] Matthias Rautter, Co. D, 3d Dragoons; slightly.
4. [Pvt.?] Josiah Corwin, Co. D, 3d Dragoons; severely.
5. Pvt. James McDermott, Co. I, 4th Indiana Volunteers.

Missing:
1. Pvt. John Sorder, Co. D, 4th Indiana Volunteers.

Source: Niles’ National Register, Baltimore, Maryland, November 27, 1847, p. 196
Albert G. Brackett. General Lane’s Brigade in Central Mexico (Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Co., 1854), p. 334.


AFFAIR AT TLASCALA, MEXICO
NOVEMBER 10, 1847

Killed:
1. Pvt. Charles Coulter, Co. D, 4th Indiana Volunteers.

Missing:
1. Pvt. William C. Crookshank, Co. K, 4th Indiana Volunteers.

Source: Albert G. Brackett. General Lane’s Brigade in Central Mexico (Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Co., 1854), p. 335.


AFFAIR AT MATAMOROS AND PASS OF GALAJARA
NOVEMBER 23 and 24, 1847

Killed:
1. First Lt. Henderson Ridgely, 4th Infantry.
2. Pvt. William Walpas or Malpass, age 37, Co. F, First Regiment of Texas Mounted Volunteers for Twelve Months (Hays’ Regiment); November 24, 1847 near Matamoros, Mexico.
3. Pvt. John Sorder, Co. D, 4th Indiana Volunteers.
4. Mr. O’Brien, a citizen.

Wounded:
1. First Lt. Waters, Louisiana Mounted Volunteers.
2. Unknown Private, Texas Rangers.
3. Pvt. Gorman, 2d Artillery.
4. Pvt. Foss, 2d Artillery.
5. Pvt. Friedman, 2d Artillery.

Sources: Albert G. Brackett. General Lane’s Brigade in Central Mexico (Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Co., 1854), p. 335
Charles D. Spurlin. Texas Veterans in the Mexican War (Victoria, Texas: Charles D. Spurlin, 1984), p. 97.


GUERRILLA RANCHE
DECEMBER 5, 1847

Killed:
1. Pvt. Harvey Drake, Co. I, 4th Indiana Volunteers.
2. Pvt. Goldsmith P. Adams.

Wounded:
Five men.

Source: Albert G. Brackett. General Lane’s Brigade in Central Mexico (Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Co., 1854), p.335.


NAPALOUCAN
DECEMBER, 1847

Wounded:
1. Asst. Surgeon Elisha J. Kane, U.S. Navy.

Source: Albert G. Brackett. General Lane’s Brigade in Central Mexico (Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Co., 1854), p. 336.


SAN MARTIN’S
FEBRUARY 27, 1848

Killed:
1. Capt. Hermann Kessler, 4th Ohio Volunteers, commanding artillery battery.
2. Pvt. Leagle, artillery battery.
3. Pvt. Wohlleber, Co. A, 4th Ohio Volunteers.

Source: Albert G. Brackett. General Lane’s Brigade in Central Mexico (Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Co., 1854), p. 336.


MATACORDERA
FEBRUARY 19, 1848

Killed:
1. Second Lt. David Henderson, Louisiana Mounted Volunteers.

Sources: Albert G. Brackett. General Lane’s Brigade in Central Mexico (Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Co., 1854), p. 336; Clarence S. Peterson. Known Military Dead During Mexican War 1846-1848 (Baltimore, Maryland: Clarence S. Peterson, 1957), p. 73.


AFFAIR AT SEQUALTEPLAN, MEXICO
FEBRUARY 25, 1848

Wounded:
1. Third Lt. Harris Davis, Co. E, First Regiment of Texas Mounted Volunteers for Twelve Months.
2. Sgt. Major Gilbert Brush, Co. E, First Regiment of Texas Mounted Volunteers for Twelve Months.
3. Pvt. Jacob M. Horn, Co. E, First Regiment of Texas Mounted Volunteers for Twelve Months; dangerously.
4. Pvt. Thomas Greer, Co. G, First Regiment of Texas Mounted Volunteers for Twelve Months.
5. Pvt. Peter Gass, Co. I, First Regiment of Texas Mounted Volunteers for Twelve Months; slightly.

Source: Albert G. Brackett. General Lane’s Brigade in Central Mexico (Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Co., 1854), p. 336
Charles D. Spurlin. Texas Veterans in the Mexican War (Victoria, Texas: Charles D. Spurlin, 1984).


CHOLULA
MARCH 26, 1848

Wounded:
1. Sgt. Washington O’Neal, Co. K, 4th Indiana Volunteers.
2. Pvt. Robert Robert, Co. K, 4th Indiana Volunteers.

Source: Albert G. Brackett. General Lane’s Brigade in Central Mexico (Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Co., 1854), p. 336.


KILLED AND WOUNDED IN PUEBLA
AT DIFFERENT TIMES

Killed:
1. [Pvt.?] Samuel Thomas, Co. I, 4th Indiana Volunteers. (Editor’s Note: No one with this name can be found on roster of 4th Indiana Volunteers.)
2. [Pvt.?] Thomas Russell, Co. I, 4th Indiana Volunteers; 23 January 1848.
3. Sgt. Lytle, Co. I, 4th Indiana Volunteers. (Editor’s Note: Brackett was probably wrong about the company. There was a 2d Sgt. Isaac F. Lyttle, Co. F, 4th Indiana Volunteers, who died 18 January 1848.)
4. Unknown Private, Co. E, 4th Indiana Volunteers.

Wounded:
1. Pvt. Edward Jones, Co. H, 4th Indiana Volunteers.

Sources: Albert G. Brackett. General Lane’s Brigade in Central Mexico (Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & Co., 1854), p. 335-336
Indiana Adjutant General's Office. Indiana in the Mexican War (Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, 1908).


AFFAIR AT SEQUALTEPLAN, MEXICO
FEBRUARY 25, 1848

Wounded:
1. Pvt. Jacob M. Horn, Co. E, Major Truett’s First Regt. of Texas Cavalry; dangerously.
2. Pvt. Peter Gass, Co. I, Major Truett’s First Regt. of Texas Cavalry; slightly.

Source: Ex. Doc. 1, p. 129?


AFFAIR AT SANTA CRUZ DE ROSALES, MEXICO
(Near Chihuahua)
MARCH 16, 1848

Killed:
1. Cpl. T. Ely, Co. E, Missouri Mounted Volunteers, under Col. Ralls.

Wounded:
1. Pvt. N. Norton, Co. E, Missouri Mounted Volunteers; leg shot off.
2. Pvt. Menfee, Co. F, Missouri Mounted Volunteers; leg shot off.
3. Pvt. J. B. Parish; severely.

Source: 30th Congress, 2d Session. House Executive Document No. 1: Message from the President of the United States...(Washington, D.C.: Wendell & Van Benthuysen, 1848), p. 129.