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Re: US Mexican War Veteran Lookup!
Posted by: Terri McDonald Hauk (ID *****8569) Date: June 10, 2006 at 18:31:05
In Reply to: Re: US Mexican War Veteran Lookup! by Martha Benson of 553

Hi Martha,

Here's what I found in the rosters that I have for Ohio soldiers in the Mexican War:

1st Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Company F
Name:
Brown, William
Rank when mustered in:
Private
Age when mustered in:
19
Date when mustered in:
6 June 1846
Period of service:
1 year
Comments:
Appointed Corporal 6 June 1846; reduced 10 October 1846; mustered out with company 15 June 1847.

This company (Company F) was recruited 6 June 1846 at Lower Sandusky, Ohio.

1st Regiment was organized at Camp Washington near Cincinnati on 28 June 1846 and departed a few days later on steamer 'New World' for New Orleans. Commanded by Col. Alexander M. Mitchell.

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2nd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Company C
Name:
Brown, Charles
Rank when mustered in:
Private
Age when mustered in:
26
Date when mustered in:
6 June 1846
Period of service:
1 year
Comments:
Discharged on 31 July 1846 at Brazos, Texas, on Surgeon's certificate of disability.

This company (Company C) was recruited at Hillsboro, Ohio on 6 June 1846.

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2nd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Company G
Name:
Brown, Charles
Rank when mustered in:
Private
Age when mustered in:
23
Date when mustered in:
29 May 1846
Period of service:
1 year
Comments:
Mustered out with company on 23 June 1847.

This company (Company G) was recruited 29 May 1846 at Lancaster, Ohio.

The 2nd Regiment was organized at Camp Washington near Cincinnati on 28 June 1846. They left for Mexico from there on 9 July 1846. Travel took about 3 weeks. Commanded by Col. George W. Morgan.

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15th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Company I
Name:
Brown, William
Rank when mustered in:
Private
Age when mustered in:
?? (left blank)
Date when mustered in:
9 July 1847
Period of service:
Indefinite
Comments
Mustered out with company on 4 Aug 1848.

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No further info for this company.

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There were Regiments 1,2,3,4, and 5, plus Independent Companies plus the 15th Regiment with Companies B,C,D,H, and I). Regiment 5 was officially called 2nd Regiment 2d.

There was no 6th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers in the Mexican War that I can find.

I hope that one of the above will match your William Charles Brown! Good luck!

Regards,
Terri McDonald Hauk


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