Hamilton County Soldiers of the
Mexican American War 1846 - 1848

Captain William J. Standifer organized a company of the Second Tennessee Volunteer Infantry for service in the Mexican War. It was mustered into service June 18, 1846. Company E of the Fourth Tennessee Volunteer Infantry was organized and mustered in at Harrison. Company H, of the Fourth Tennessee Volunteer Infantry was recruited by Capt. Richard Waterhouse near Harrison.

Bailey, Pleasant James - Pvt/ Co A, 4th Inf. Enlisted Oct. 2, 1847 at  Harrison, age 23years. Discharged July 31, 1848 at Memphis, TN. Submitted by Joyce Bailey Kent
Bell, John R. - 1st Lieut., Co E 4th TN Volunteer Infantry
Bell, Dr. William S.
Cannon, B. B.
Carney, Thomas
Clift, James Warren
Cowart, John - 3rd Lieut., Co E, 4th TN Volunteer Infantry
Dobbs, J R - 3rd Lieut., Co H 4th TN Inf
Dugger, Benjamin F.
Foster, James Anderson
Foster, Joseph Rogers
Fryar, William - Co. A. 4th Infantry.  Enlisted 10/21/1847 at Harrison, TN at age 36.  Died in the war on 6/11/1848 at Jalapa, Mexico.
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Fryar, Jeremiah, Jr. - Wagon Master with D. A. Wild Co.
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Fullton, Capt. William Douglass - Commanded a company of Georgia Volunteers; later moved to Chattanooga.
Gillespie, David - Lived in Chattanooga many years. His widow, Sarah Cleage Gillespie, drew a pension.
Gilliland, William B. - Sgt. Company H. Buried in Gilliland Cemetery Chattanooga, TN
Grant, Richard I. - 2nd Lieut., Co H, 4th TN Inf
Guthrie, Lawson - Capt., Co E 4th TN Volunteer Infantry. Captain Guthrie raised Company E of the 4th Tennessee at Harrison. He served throughout the war and was brevetted for gallantry at the battle of Cerro Gordo. He was present at the surrender of Mexico City. Submitted by R. Scott Guthrie
Hale, Enoch - Served in Capt. Standifer's Co., 2nd TN Inf. Appointed assistant Surgeon 9/10/1846
Hardin, Thomas - Co. H, 5th TN Inf. Died 8/8/1905. Buried in National Cemetery
Hodges, Howell
Kennon, E. W.
Malloy, James
McAllen, John - 2nd Lieut., Co E 4th TN Volunteer Infantry
McCallum, John - 1st Lieut., Co H 4th TN Vol Inf
Milliken, Alexander

Monds, Alexander Marion served in the US Army.  Co. A. 4th Infantry.  His #C6606, he served from 10/2/1847 to 7/31/1848.  After his service time he lived in Chattanooga, Hamilton, TN and died here. In the book "Tennessee's In The War With Mexico."... Vol. #2 by Reid Brock, Sr., Thomas Brock, Tony Hayes, Page #41 -- second name...Alexander M. Monds, Sgt. Co. A 4th Infantry, etc.
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Monds, James W. L. served in the U. S. Army.  Co. G. 2nd Infantry was the unit in which he served.  His Pension/Bounty-Land File number was #C18178.  He served from 6/18/1846 to 9/1/1846.  After his service time he lived in TN and MO and died in MO.
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Monds, George Washington 1st enlistment George Washington Monds, Pvt. Co. G, 2nd Infantry.  Enlisted 6/18/1846 at Chattanooga, Hamilton, TN. -- discharged 5/25/1847 at New Orleans, LA. 2nd enlistment Pvt. Co. A. Infantry.  Enlisted 10/21/1847 at Harrison, Hamilton, TN at age 20 - discharged 7/31/1848 at Memphis, Shelby, TN.
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Poe, Samuel - Raised a regiment for service and was elected Major.
Powell, J. D.
Pryor, Washington - 2nd TN Volunteer Infantry
Ramsey, James Asbery - b Hamilton Co., TN, Oct 4, 1811 - d Feb 16, 1878, Co E , Mounted Volunteer Army, Tarkio Chapel Cemetery, Fortescue, Holt County, MO. Submitted by Dennis M. Ramsey. dennis@act-iv.net
Read, Dr. J. T. - 2nd TN Volunteer Infantry
Rogers, William J. - Capt., Co H 4th TN Vol Inf
Standifer, Capt. William J. - 2nd TN Inf
Stanford, Prince - Co N, 2nd TN Inf. Buried in National Cemetery
Stringer, Capt. William
Wadkins, Carmon - Captain J. Standifer's Co., 2nd TN Inf
Walker, Lieut. Francis Marion
Waterhouse, Richard - Capt., Co H, 4th TN Inf
Weeks, Thomas
White, John Fletcher