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ILLINOIS GENEALOGY TRAILS

Mexican American War Rosters

Illinois Second Regiment, Company E
Contributed By Martin W. Johnson
Formatted by Genealogy Trails


Sources:
World Book Encyclopedia, Mexican War
1902 Illinois Adjutant Generals Report; volume 9, roll no. 97840 at Ida Public Library History Room.


This is a listing of the soldiers in the Illinois Second Regiment Company E that fought in the Mexican War. There were many soldiers from Belvidere, IL in this unit.


 This company was discharged on July 24, 1848, at Alton, Illinois.

Name and Rank

Place of Enlistment

Enrolled

Remarks

Captain

     
William Shepard Belvidere, Illinois June 4, 1847  

First Lieutenants

     
Thomas Oates Belvidere, Illinois Died at San Juan, Mexico, Oct 2, 1847
Lyman Andrews Elect'd (from 2d Lt.) Oct. 1847; died Mar. 11, 1848
Thomas D. Timoney App'd Dec. 24 1847; elec'd Mar. 1847; died Apr 16, 1848
Sylv'us M. Geotchius App'd Sergt. Mar. 22, 1848; elec'd 1st Lt. Apr. 25, 1848

Second Lieutenants

     
William Haywood Supp'd resigned; left at Jalapa, sick, Mar. 14, 1848
Elisha Lewis  

Sergeants

     
John Pook Appointed from Corporal March 12, 1848
John Joel Appointed from Private February 7, 1848
Moses Doyle Appointed from Private April 30, 1848

Corporals

     
Leroy Benson Appointed from private December, 1848
William Bush Appointed from private April 30, 1848
George S. Whiteman Appointed from private April 30, 1848
John Lower Appointed from private April 30, 1848

Privates

     
Bowman, Ira  
Burton, Burwell  
Cox, Robert L.  
Dewey, George S. St. Charles, Illinois Mar. 1848  
Dennis, George Belvidere, Illinois June 1847  
Durkin, Frederick  
Harrison, John C.  
Hanlon, John  
Irish, John F.  
Judy, Andrew July 1847  
Jones, Thomas C. Chicago, Illinois Apr. 1848  
Kellogg, Lockwood Chicago, Illinois Feb. 1848  
Kingsley, DeWitt C. Belvidere, Illinois June 1847  
Keenan, John  
Katers, Theodore  
Lynch, William  
Miller, Rueben  
Mier, John  
Murphy, Peter  
Mullery John  
Moore, William  
Rose, William L.      
Pearsall, Philetus      
Smith, Frank Chicago, Illinois Feb. 1848  
Shearer, Alvin Belvidere, Illinois June 1847  
Shepard, David N.  
Schwatkin, John  
Thomas, John P  
Worrell, John Chicago, Illinois Feb. 1847  
 

DIED

Sergeants

     
Matthew Smith Belvidere, Illinois June 4, 1847 Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec. 21, 1847
Nathan Taylor Died at Jalapa, Mex., Feb. 6, 1848

Corporals

     
Oliver B. Whitmore Died at National Bridge, Nov. 5, 1847
Alexander Rice Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec. 29, 1847
Henry A. Granger Died at Jalapa, Mex., Jan. 19, 1848

Musicians

     
Roman P. Holcomb Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec. 21,1847
Frederick Van Dyke July 1, 1847 Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec. 12, 1847

Privates

     
Astrop, John Belvidere, Illinois June 4, 1847 Died at Jalapa, Mex., Jan 25, 1848
Allen, Conolly S. Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec. 20 1847
Allen, Simon Died at Jalapa, Mex., Feb. 14, 1848
Applehoff, Adolphus Died at Jalapa, Mex., Nov. 27, 1847
Beecham, George Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec. 26, 1847
Brown, Charles Chicago, Illinois Feb. 1848 Died at New Orleans, La., July 4, 1848
Brenan, Michael Belvidere, Illinois June 1847 Died at Puebla, Mex., May 5, 1848
Cunniman, Frederick Died at Puebla, Mex., May 28, 1848
Doyle, Daniel Died at Jalapa, Mex., Jan. 9, 1848
Fuller, James E. Died at Vera Cruz, Mex., Dec. 4, 1847
Harran, John Died at Vera Cruz, Mex., Nov. 11, 1847
Hawes, Solomon Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec. 13, 1847
Hyde, William Died at Vera Cruz, Mex., Nov 15, 1847
Kraaganger, Wm Alton, Illinois Aug. 1847 Died at Puebla, May 19, 1848 murd'd by Mexic'ns
Kodling, William K. Belvidere, Illinois June 1847 Died at Vera Cruz, Mex., Dec. Nov.22, 1847
Johnson, Thomas Died at Puebla, Mex., April, 15, 1848
Lewis, James H. Died at Jalapa, Mex., Jan. 7, 1848
Manson, John M. Died at New Orleans, La., Nov. 8, 1847
Mills, John J. Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec. 17, 1847
Miller, Samuel H. Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec 23, 1847
Myers, Abraham Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec. 25, 1847
Oswald, William H. Died at Puebla, Mex., May 19, 1848
Phelps, Alanson H. Died at Jalapa, Mex., Jan. 13, 1848
Phelps, Elisha Alton, Illinois Aug. 1847 Died at Puebla, Mex., May 10, 1848
Rollins, Charles Belvidere, Ill June 1847 Died at National Bridge, Mex., Nov. 10 1847
Robinson, George Chicago, Illinois Mar. 1848 Died at St. Louis, Mo. July 14, 1848; drowned
Reams, John Belvidere, Illinois June 1847 Died at Jalapa, Mex., Nov. 10 1847
Sullivan, David E. Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec. 22, 1847
Schwatkin, Gerard H. Died at Jalapa, Mex., Jan 3, 1848
Swift, Warren Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec. 25, 1847
Sponable, William Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec 30, 1847
Ward, John C. Died at Jalapa, Mex., Dec. 12, 1847
Whitback, Jasper Died at Jalapa, Mex., May 19, 1848
Young, Joseph A. July 1847 Died at Vera Cruz, Mex., Oct. 29 1847
 

DESERTED

Burlingame, Rhodes Belvidere June 4, 1847 Deserted at New Orleans Aug. 24, 1847
Dunsing, Henry Deserted at New Orleans Aug. 24, 1847
Koter, Ditherick June 5, 1847 Deserted at New Orleans Aug. 21, 1847
Sutton, Ebbert June 4, 1847 Deserted at New Orleans Jan. 15, 1848

DISCHARGED

Sergeants

     
James L. Kennedy Belvidere, Illinois June 4, 1847 Discharged at New Orleans, La., June 11, 1849
Matthew McWorter Discharged at Vera Cruz, Mex., Jan. 3, 1848

Privates

     
Duvall, Augustus Left at V. Cruz Hosp. Sept. 1847 supp'd disch.
Giese, Henry Disch at Jalapa, Mex., Jan. 11, 1848
Gilmore James W. Disch at Jalapa, Mex., Jan 11, 1848
Loop, Murray Disch at Jalapa, Mex., Dec. 19, 1847
Loop, Edgar S. Disch at New Orleans, La., June 1848
Russell, Francis A. Disch at Jalapa, Mex., Feb. 21, 1848
Rogers, John Disch at Jalapa, Mex., Jan 11, 1848
Sherwood, Jackson A.   Disch at New Orleans, La, June 1848
Towner, Hiram G. June 27, 1847 Disch at New Orleans, La., June 1848
Ward, Alfred June 4, 1847 Disch at New Orleans, La., Mar 15, 1848
Wheeler John L Disch at Jalapa, Mex., Jan. 11, 1848
Wyde, George June 7, 1847 Disch at New Orleans, La., June, 1847

MISSING

John Coleman Belvidere, Illinois June 4, 1847 Lost on march from Puebla to era Cruz June, 1848; supposed captured.




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