Washington County Mexican War Veterans

Washington Countians in the Mexican War, 1846–1848

Fifth Regiment (McClellan’s) Tennessee Infantry, Company L, Captain John T. O’Brien
Place of enlistment: Jonesborough, Washington Co., Tennessee

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Addams, Joshua; PVT; age 32; enl 14 Jan 1848Linnville, Harmon; CPL; age 22; enl 23 Dec 1847
Addams, Radford; PVT; age 19; enl 14 Jan 1848Little, Jonas; PVT; age 23; enl 23 Mar 1848
Addams, Samuel B.; 2LT; enl 14 Jan 1848Little, Kinchen, PVT; age 22; enl 10 Feb 1848
Andes, James; PVT; age 25; enl 15 Jan 1848Lovern, Henry; PVT; age 24; enl 20 Dec 1847
Archer, Aaron; PVT; age 28; enl 23 Dec 1847Lutterell, Harrison; PVT; age 21; enl 11 Jan 1848
Artiburn, Elias; PVT; age 44; enl 8 Mar 1848Lutterell, John; PVT; age 43; enl 23 Dec 1847
Ashley, William James; PVT; age 19; enl 30 Dec 1847M
BMcCrary, William; PVT; age 23; enl 6 Mar 1848
Ballen, John; PVT; age 23; enl 20 Feb. 1848; des 6 Mar 1848McGuire, Jon; PVT; age 21; enl 14 Jan 1848
Bogart, Isaac H.; PVT; age 18; enl 30 Jan 1848McGuire, Samuel; PVT; age 26; enl 24 Dec 1847; d Mexico 23 May 1848
Boggs, Elisa B.; PVT; age 18; enl 3 Mar 1848McLaughlin, Nelson; PVT; age 22; enl 3 Feb 1848
Bowman, James A.; PVT; age 19; enl 17 Feb 1848McLinn, William O.; SGT; age 19; enl 17 Jan 1848
Brown, Bird W.; PVT; age 18; enl 25 Jan 1848; disch 6 Mar 1848McLoud, Whitfield J.D.; PVT; age 27; enl 5 Jan 1848
Brown, Joseph H.; PVT; age 20; enl 30 Jan 1848; disch 6 Mar 1848McPherson, George W.; PVT; age 20; enl 18 Dec 1847
Brown, William H.; PVT; age 23; enl 24 Dec 1847Miller, Lewis; PVT; age 21; enl 1 Feb 1848
Brown, Wily; PVT; age 28; enl 6 Feb 1848; des 2 Apr 1848Murry, John A.; PVT; age 20; enl 6 Feb 1848; des 20 Feb 1848
Buchanan, David; PVT; age 19; enl 6 Mar 1848Murry, Joseph P.; PVT; age 18; enl 10 Feb 1848; disch 3 Mar 1848
Buchanan, William; PVT; age 23; enl 6 Mar 1848O
Burkheart, Lorenzo; PVT; age 20; enl 10 Feb 1848O'Brien, John T.; Captain; age 24; enl 21 Jan 1848
Burton, Thomas; PVT; age 37; enl 31 Jan 1848Odell, George W.; PVT; age 19; enl 11 Mar 1848
Bussell, George W.; PVT; age 23; enl 3 Mar 1848Olliver, Spencer; PVT; age 40; enl 26 Jan 1848
Bussell, William R.; PVT; age 21; enl 13 Feb 1848P
CPatton, John; PVT; age 40; enl 26 Jan 1848
Carny, William H.; PVT; age 30; enl 20 Jan 1848Phillips, George W.; PVT; age 21; enl 28 Dec 1847
Collins, Isaac; PVT; age 25; enl 28 Feb 1848Phillips, Washington; PVT; age 23; enl 28 Feb 1848
Crawford, John H.; PVT; age 21; des 6 Mar 1848Pickens, John; PVT; age 20; enl 3 Mar 1848
Crosswhite, George; PVT; age 20; enl 20 Jan 1848Pickering, Isaac; PVT; age 40; enl 27 Jan 1848; d Memphis, TN 17 Jul 1848
Crosswhite, Jesse; PVT; age 21; enl 27 Jan 1848Price, James; PVT age 18; enl 14 Jan 1848
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Ellis, James; SGT; age 21; enl 15 Jan 1848Reed, Andrew C.; PVT; age 21; enl 22 Oct 1847; des 1 Jan 1848
Estep, Johnson; PVT; age 25; enl 10 Jan 1848Roberts, William 1st; PVT; age 30; enl 12 Jan 1848
FRoberts, William 2nd; PVT; age 35; enl 10 Mar 1848; d 4 Aug 1848
Fansler, Austin; PVT; age 20; enl 5 Mar 1848Ryland, John; PVT; age 19; enl 15 Dec 1847; des 1 Mar 1848
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Sampson, Richard A.; PVT; age 31; enl 18 Feb 1848; AWOL 1 Apr 1848
Garber, Daniel; PVT; age 19; enl 22 Jan 1848; d Mexico 9 May 1848Sexton, Elijah; PVT; age 40; enl 1 Feb 1848
Gibson, Thomas; PVT; age 19; enl 29 Feb 1848Sexton, Henry, PVT; age 27; enl 1 Feb 1848; des 2 Apr 1848
Glass, Alexander, PVT; age 20; enl 11 Dec 1847Sexton, James C.; PVT; age 22; enl 10 Feb 1848
Glass, Brazelton M.; PVT; age 23; enl 19 Jan 1848Shaw, Calvin; PVT; age 18; enl 5 Jan 1848
Good, Francis; PVT; age 36; enl 28 Dec 1847Shaw, Lewis; PVT; age 20; enl 3 Jan 1848
Good, William C.; PVT; age 22; enl 27 Dec 1847; des 2 Apr 1848Slaughter, Alexander; CPL; age 19; enl 3 Jan 1848
Grindstaff, Henry; PVT; age 21; enl 9 Jan 1848Small, Alexander B.; PVT; age 19; enl 10 Jan 1848
Grindstaff, Isaac; CPL; age 19; enl 23 Dec 1847Spears, George; PVT; age 40; enl 3 Feb 1848; des 2 Apr 1848
Gwin, Joseph; PVT;age 18; enl 27 Jan 1848Spears, James A.; PVT; age 19; enl 21 Feb 1848
HStarns, William; PVT; age 21; enl 1 Feb 1848
Hale, William K; 2LT; elected 2 Feb 1848Stone, Solomon; PVT; age 30; enl 28 Dec 1847
Harvey, Wiloby; SGT; age 19; enl 19 Jan 1848T
Harvy, James; PVT; age 22; enl 16 Mar 1848Thompkins, James; PVT; age 29; enl 28 Jan 1848
Helton, Henry; SGT; age 21; enl 13 Jan 1848Thompkins, John; PVT; age 21; enl 28 Jan 1848
Henly, Henderson; 1LT; elected 2 Feb 1848Thompson, William B.; PVT; age 40; enl 21 Jan 1848
Hulse, Eldridge P.; PVT; age 18; enl 20 Feb 1848Tipton, John B.; PVT; age 37; enl 3 Jan 1848
Hulse, John W.; PVT; age 20; enl 1 Feb 1848; disch 3 Mar 1848Turner, Richard; PVT; age 22; enl 25 Mar 1848
Hulse, William H.; PVT; age 18; enl 1 Feb 1848; disch 3 Mar 1848V
Hysinger, John C.; PVT; age 34; enl 22 Dec 1847Vaughn, Berry; PVT; age 18; enl 18 Jan 1848
JVaughn, Joseph; PVT; age 21; enl 14 Jan 1848; des Knoxville, TN
Jenkins, Richard; PVT; age 23; enl 18 Feb 1848Vaughn, Joshua; PVT; age 20; enl 14 Jan 1848
Jenkins, Samuel; PVT; age 39; enl 24 Feb 1848W
Jenkins, Starling; PVT; age 20; enl 16 Feb 1848West, David P.; PVT; age 18; enl 17 Jan 1848; des Washington Co.
Jobe, Jesse; PVT; age 21; enl 1 Feb 1848
Jones, John G.; PVT; age 20; enl 10 Feb 1848
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Kelly, Andrew J.; PVT; age 30; enl 18 Dec 1847
Kuhn, Elbert; PVT; age 22; enl 13 Dec 1847

 

Abstracted with permission from History of Washington County Tennessee, 1988 by the Watauga Association of Genealogists, PO Box 117, Johnson City, TN 37605-0117

If you have proof that someone participated in the Mexican War and lived, died, or received their pension from an office in Washington County, TN, please let us know. Send a photocopy of the document along with a brief note supporting your application. Betty Jane Hylton, 1610 Seward Dr., Johnson City, TN 37604-7144.