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ARKANSAS' MEXICAN WAR SOLDIERS

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The United States' war with Mexico 1846-1847 provided about 1500 Arkansas men who served in this conflict. Will be adding names to this list as I research the different Northern Arkansas families.

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CAMPBELL, David H
Searcy County, Arkansas man
Enrolled 26June1846 at Batesville, Arkansas in Co. E, Arkansas Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles.
Battalion was used to patrol against the wild Indians in the Indian Territory.
He was discharged 28Feb1847 at Fort Wayne, Cherokee Nation.
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CAMPBELL, George W
Searcy County, Arkansas man
Enrolled 26June1846 at Batesville, Arkansas in Co. E, Arkansas Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles.
Discharged 28Feb1847 at Fort Wayne, Cherokee Nation.
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CAMPBELL, John
Searcy County, Arkansas man
Enrolled 26June1846 at Batesville, Arkansas as Sgt. Company E Captain C.H. Pelham's Company Arkansas Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles.He was elected 2LT on 22July1846 when B. Bateman failed to appear for muster. The batallion was used to patrol against the wild Indians in the Indian Territory. He was discharged 28Feb1847 at Fort Wayne, Cherokee Nation.
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CASEY, Christopher Columbus
Enrolled 10June1846 at Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas Co. A, Arkansas Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles as Private, age 19.
Appointed Chief Musician 22July1846. Discharged 30June1847 at Camargo, Mexico
He married Kisiah Wright and they lived Searcy County, Johnson County, Arkansas and in Missouri.
He is buried in Witt Springs,Arkansas
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HENDRIX, David D
Enrolled 25June1846 at Ozark, Arkansas in Co. H, Arkansas Regiment Mounted Volunteers, age 24. He died at Encantondos on 4June1847
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HIFLEY(HEFLEY?),James
Enrolled 30June1846 at Dover, Arkansas in Co. B, Arkansas Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles, age 25.
He was probably dischaged on 30June1847 at Camargo, Mexico
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HODGES, Isham
Searcy County, Arkansas man
Enrolled 9June1846 Washington County, Arkansas, age 34
Discharged 26May1847 to re-enlist for the war in Mears'Company.
Enrolled 27May1847 at Buena Vista, Mexico in Mears' Company, Arkansas Mounted Volunteers as Farrier.
He does not appear on the death list, so he was apparently discharged on 30June1847 at Camargo, Mexico.
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ISBELL, William
Searcy County, Arkansas man.
Enrolled 9June1846 at Washington County, Arkansas in Co. B, Arkansas Regiment, Mounted Volunteers, age 27.
Discharged 30June1847 at Camargo, Mexico
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LOVE, James H
Searcy County, Arkansas man
Enrolled 9June1846 at Washington County, Arkansas in Co. B, Arkansas Regiment Mounted Volunteers, age 28.
He was discharged 30June1847 at Camargo, Mexico.
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MADDOX (Maddux), Simeon Ray (Simion)
born: 14 Feb 1820 Clinton County, Illinois
Father: Alexander Campbell Maddux
Mother: Rachel Mitchell
Enrolled 1July1846 Washington County, Arkansas per Index
Married (1) Lear Manerva Iness (Ennis) 15 June 1837 Pope Co.AR
Married (2)Mary Fulkerson 1875 Palo Pinto, Texas
Filed for Mexican War Pension 1887 in Brown Co. Texas,stating he enlisted 10June1845 and honorably discharged at Charmago, Mexico on 20June1846.
Died:12 Mar 1902 Edwards Co.Texas (Thurman Cemetery)
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MARTIN, Ezekiel P
Searcy County, Arkansas man
Enrolled 9June1846 Washington County, Arkansas in Co. B, ARkansas Regiment, Mounted Volunteers, age 33.
He was captured by enemy at Encarnacion on 23Jan1847 and discharged 1Oct1847 at New Orleans, Louisiana.
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MORRIS, David
Searcy County, Arkansas man
Enlisted 9June1846 Washington County, Arkansas in Co. B, Arkansas Regiment, Mounted Volunteers, age 24
He died 26June1846 at Saltillo Mexico.
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OSBORNE, Andrew J
Searcy County, Arkansas man
He married Julia F.G.A. on 13 Feb 1844 Point Peter, Arkansas.
She was born 1825 in Mississippi.
Enrolled 9June1846 Washington County, Arkansas, age 30, in Co. B,
First Arkansas Regiment, Mounted Volunteers under Capt.C C Danley.
Discharged 30June 1847 at Camargo, Mexico.
Andrew died 11Oct1864 at Ozark, Missouri and she applied for pension on 26 April 1887, a resident of Tomahawk, Searcy County, Arkansas.
Mexican Widow's Application #3049, Cert No.3881.
In 1892 she was a resident of Yellville, Marion County, Arkansas. She died about 4 November 1896. Per "Arkansas Pensioners Book" *****************************************************************
OSBORNE, John
Searcy County, Arkansas man
Enrolled 9June1846 at Washington County, Arkansas Co. B, Arkansas Regiment, Mounted Volunteers, age 20.
Discharged 30 June 1847 at Camargo, Mexico.
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OSTEEN, James
Enrolled 3July1846 in Washington County, Arkansas, age 24, in Co. D, Arkansas Regiment, Mounted Volunteers
He was apparently discharge on 30June 1847 at Camargo, Mexico.
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OWEN\OWENS, Reuben
Old War pension application. O.W. Widow Certificate #1479, File No. 28581, O.W. Minors Certificate No.4005, File No. 8496.
Enlisted at Huntsville, Arkansas on 3 May 1847 in Captain Allen Wood's Company C, 12th Regiment of U.S. Infantry, Mexican War.
He died in Mexico City of disease on 1 Dec 1847.
He was married to ELVIRA MOODY, 1Feb1845 in Carroll County, Arkansas
They had one child, Melissa Eveline Owens.
Elvira Moody Owens married BORAN DeKALB MOODY in Madison County, Arkansas on 1Feb1848. In October 1853 the Probate Court of Madison County appointed Boran DeCalb Moody guardian of Melissa Owens.
Per "Arkansas Pensioners Book"
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OWENS, McGeorge
Old War Pension Application, dated 1846, Arkansas.
Served as Sergeant in Captain Blake's Company, Second U.S. Dragoons,
Mexican War, Invalid Certificate #3013, File No.25723. Per "Arkansas Pensioners Book"
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PARK/s, George Washington
born 19 May 1823 Maury County, Tennessee
Spouse: Angeline Leonard. Married 10Oct1841 Pope County, Arkansas
Enrolled 15 June 1846 at Dover (Pope County)Arkansas
Co. B, Arkansas Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles
children:
i:Anna Louise Felkins
ii:Leonard P. Park
iii:Mary Elizabeth Park Carlton (1847-1865).Buried Lone Hill Cemetery
Newton County, Arkansas.(Mrs. Marion Carlton)
iv:George W. Jr.Park
v:Alfred Park
vi:William Martin Park
vii:Sarah Kanzetta Ray
viii:Samuel Sevier Park
ix:Emily Melvina Cates Pearson
x:James P. Park
George W Park died 4 July 1900 with burial in Ft. Douglas Cemetery,
Johnson County, Arkansas
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PARK/s, Jonathan
Born 1822
Enrolled 15June1846 Dover, Pope County, Arkansas
Co. B Arkansas Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles
Married Elizabeth Ball. She later married Mr. Roop
children:
i: Charles B Park/s
ii: Arrabella Parks. She later married Leonard P Park(cousin?)
iii:Mary Parks Jonathan died: 9Sept1846 under Captain George W Partic, Company C
Regiment
Probate Records, Johnson County, Arkansas 27July1847
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PELHAM, Charles H
Enrolled26June1846 at Batesville, Arkansas in Co. E, Arkanss Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles
He was a Captain
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PELHAM, John B Jr.
Enrolled 9June1846 in Washington County, Arkansas in Co. B, Arkansas Regiment, Mounted Volunteers, age 19.
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SCOTT, William F
Searcy County, Arkansas man
Enrolled 26June1846 at Batesville, Arkansas in Co. E, Arkansas Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles, age 20.
His battalion was used to patrol gainst the wild Indians in Indain Territory. He was discharged 28Feb1847 at Fort Wayne, Cherokee Nation.
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SELF, William T
Enrolled 25June1846 at Ozark, Arkansas in Co. H, Arkansas Regiment, Mounted Vlunteers, age 19. He was discharged at Saltillo, Mexico to re-enlist for the war in Mears' Company.
Enrolled 27May1847 at Buena Vista Mexico in Mears' Company Arkansas Mounted Volunteers.
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TENNISON, Harrison N
Enrolled 25June1846 at Ozark, Arkansas in Co. H, Arkansas Regiment, Mounted Volunteers, age 29.
Discharged at Saltillo, Mexico to re-enlist for the war in Mears' Company
Enrolled 27May1847 at Buena Vista, Mexico in Mears Company Arkansaas Mounted Volunteers
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TURNEY, Bowman
Searcy County, Arkansas man
Enrolled 26June1846 at Batesville, Arkansas Co. E, Arkanas Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles, age 37.
Battalion was used to patrol against the wild Indians in the Indian Territory. He was discharged on 28Feb1847 at Fort Wayne, Cherokee Natiion.
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TURNEY, Isaac
Searcy County, Arkansas man
Enrolled 26June1846 at Batesville, Arkansas Co. E, Arkansas Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles, age 19.
The battalion was used to patrol gainst the wild Indians in Indian Territory. He was discharged 28Feb1847 at Fort Wayne, Cherokee Nation.
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WYATT, William A.
Searcy County, Arkansas man
Enrolled 26June1846 at Batesvcille, Arkansas in Co. F, Arkansas Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles, age 19.
His battalion was used to patrol gainst the wild Indians in Indian Territory. He was discharged 28Feb1847 at Fort Wayne, Cherokee Nation.
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WYNN, HARMAN
Enrolled 26June1846 at Van Buren, Arkansas
Co. F, Arkansas Regiment, Mounted Volunteers
He died 10 Jan 1847 at Patos, Mexico
Father: Josiah S. Wynn of Crawford County, Arkansas
Mother: Harriett Turner
Father Josiah Wynn applied for land grant due to his son's service in
the Mexican War.
Josiah Wynn married a second time to Caroline (mnu) and they named a
second son Harman Wynn after the deceased soldier.

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YELL, Archibald
Enrolled 6July1846 at Washington County, Arkanss as PVT Co. B. Elected Colonel. Killed at Buena Vista, Mexico 22Feb1847
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YOUNG, John
Enrolled 26June1846 at Batesville, Arkansas in Co. E, Arkansas Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles, age 22. Apparently his battalion was assigned to Indian Territory to patrol against wild Indians as he died 26 Nov1846 at Fort Wayne, Cherokee Nation
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ZACHERY, Ezeriah
Enrolled 10June1846 at Clarskville, Arkansas in Co. A, Arkansas Battalion Infantry and Mounted Rifles, age 41. He apparently was assigned to patrol wild Indians in Indian Territory as he died at Fort Gibson on 28Aug1846.
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