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== Mexican War, Military Unit Names ==
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'''The following is a selected list of volunteer military unit names found on the index cards from NARA microfilm publication {{RecordSearch|1987567|United States Mexican War Index and Service Records, 1846-1848}}  of Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During the Mexican War. Additional unit names will be added as they are identified on the cards.'''   
  
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*'''Alabama:''' 1 Battalion Alabama Infantry (Seibel's); Co. A, Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; Co. B, Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; Co. C, Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; Co. D, Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; McAlpins’ Co., Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; Captain Elmore's Co., Alabama Vols. (6 Months, 1846); Captain Gee's Co., Alabama Mtd. Vols. also known as Capt. Gee's Independent Company, Alabama Mounted Volunteers; Captain Platt's Co., Alabama Vols. (6 Months, 1846); Coffey's (1) Alabama Militia Infantry; Elmore's Company, Alabama Volunteers; Desha's Company, Alabama Volunteers also known as  Captain Desha's Co. Alabama  Vols. (6 Months, 1846)
  
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*'''Arkansas:''' Gray's Battalion, Arkansas Volunteers; Enyart's Company, Arkansas Mounted Infantry; Mounted Regiment Arkansas Infantry
  
The following is a selected list of volunteer military unit names found on the index cards from NARA microfilm publication M616 Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During the Mexican War. Additional unit names will be added as they are identified on the cards.   
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*'''California:''' California Battalion  
 
*Alabama: 1 Battalion Alabama Infantry (Seibel's); Co. A, Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; Co. B, Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; Co. C, Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; Co. D, Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; McAlpins’ Co., Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; Captain Elmore's Co., Alabama Vols. (6 Months, 1846); Captain Gee's Co., Alabama Mtd. Vols. also known as Capt. Gee's Independent Company, Alabama Mounted Volunteers; Captain Platt's Co., Alabama Vols. (6 Months, 1846); Coffey's (1) Alabama Militia Infantry; Elmore's Company, Alabama Volunteers; Desha's Company, Alabama Volunteers also known as  Captain Desha's Co. Alabama  Vols. (6 Months, 1846)
 
  
*Arkansas: Gray's Battalion, Arkansas Volunteers; Enyart's Company, Arkansas Mounted Infantry; Mounted Regiment Arkansas Infantry
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*'''Florida:''' Kelly's Company, Florida Volunteers
  
*California: California Battalion  
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*'''Georgia:''' Loyall's Company, Georgia Mounted Volunteers; 1 Georgia Infantry; Seymour's Battalion Georgia Infantry; Calhoun's Mounted Battalion, Georgia Infantry
  
*Florida: Kelly's Company, Florida Volunteers
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*'''Illinois:''' 1 Illinois Infantry (Newby's); Captain Littell's Company, Illinois Mounted Volunteers; 2 Illinois Foot Volunteers (Bissell's); 3 Illinois Volunteers; 2 Illinois Infantry (Collins); 1 Illinois Foot Volunteers (Weathersford's)
  
*Georgia: Loyall's Company, Georgia Mounted Volunteers; 1 Georgia Infantry; Seymour's Battalion Georgia Infantry; Calhoun's Mounted Battalion, Georgia Infantry
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*'''Indiana:''' 2 Indiana Infantry; 3 Indiana Infantry
  
*Illinois: 1 Illinois Infantry (Newby's); Captain Littell's Company, Illinois Mounted Volunteers; 2 Illinois Foot Volunteers (Bissell's); 3 Illinois Volunteers; 2 Illinois Infantry (Collins); 1 Illinois Foot Volunteers (Weathersford's)
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*'''Iowa:''' Mormon Battalion, Iowa Volunteers
  
*Indiana: 2 Indiana Infantry; 3 Indiana Infantry
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*'''Kentucky:''' 1 Kentucky Infantry
  
*Iowa: Mormon Battalion, Iowa Volunteers
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*'''Louisiana:''' 1 Louisiana Infantry; 3 Louisiana Militia Infantry; 4 Louisiana Militia Infantry; 5 Louisiana Militia Infantry; 6 Louisiana Militia Volunteers; 3 Battalion Louisiana Volunteers; Mounted Battalion, Louisiana Volunteers;Blanchard's Independent Co., Louisiana Volunteers; Gally's Battalion Louisiana Militia Light Artillery, 1845; Markham's Co., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Militia
  
*Kentucky: 1 Kentucky Infantry
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*'''Maryland:''' Hughes' Maryland and District of Columbia Volunteers; Watson's Battalion, Maryland and District of Columbia Infantry
  
*Louisiana: 1 Louisiana Infantry; 3 Louisiana Militia Infantry; 4 Louisiana Militia Infantry; 5 Louisiana Militia Infantry; 6 Louisiana Militia Volunteers; 3 Battalion Louisiana Volunteers; Mounted Battalion, Louisiana Volunteers;Blanchard's Independent Co., Louisiana Volunteers; Gally's Battalion Louisiana Militia Light Artillery, 1845; Markham's Co., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Militia
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*'''Massachusetts:''' 1 Massachusetts Volunteers
  
*Maryland: Hughes' Maryland and District of Columbia Volunteers; Watson's Battalion, Maryland and District of Columbia Infantry
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*'''Michigan:''' Captain Gage's Company, 1 Regiment Michigan Infantry also known as Captain Gage's Independent Company, Michigan Infantry
  
*Massachusetts: 1 Massachusetts Volunteers
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*'''Mississippi:''' 1 Mississippi Infantry; Battalion Mississippi Rifles (Anderson's)
  
*Michigan: Captain Gage's Company, 1 Regiment Michigan Infantry also known as Captain Gage's Independent Company, Michigan Infantry
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*'''Missouri:''' Easton's Battalion, Missouri Infantry; Gilpin's Battalion, Missouri Infantry; Powell's Battalion Missouri Mounted Volunteers; 3 Regiment Missouri Infantry; 3 Regiment Missouri Mounted Infantry (Rall's); 1 Regiment St. Louis Legion, Missouri Infantry; Clark's Battalion, Missouri, Light Artillery; Santa Fe Battalion, Missouri Mounted Volunteers; Gilpin's Battalion, Missouri Infantry
  
*Mississippi: 1 Mississippi Infantry; Battalion Mississippi Rifles (Anderson's)
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*'''New Jersey:''' Battalion New Jersey Infantry
  
*Missouri: Easton's Battalion, Missouri Infantry; Gilpin's Battalion, Missouri Infantry; Powell's Battalion Missouri Mounted Volunteers; 3 Regiment Missouri Infantry; 3 Regiment Missouri Mounted Infantry (Rall's); 1 Regiment St. Louis Legion, Missouri Infantry; Clark's Battalion, Missouri, Light Artillery; Santa Fe Battalion, Missouri Mounted Volunteers; Gilpin's Battalion, Missouri Infantry
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*'''New York:''' 1 N. Y. Volunteers; 7 N. Y. Vols.
  
*New Jersey: Battalion New Jersey Infantry
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*'''North Carolina:''' 1 North Carolina Volunteers
  
*New York: 1 N. Y. Volunteers; 7 N. Y. Vols.
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*'''Ohio:''' 1 Ohio Infantry; 2 Ohio Infantry; 2 Ohio Infantry (Col Morgan’s); 4 Ohio Infantry
  
*North Carolina: 1 North Carolina Volunteers
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*'''Pennsylvania:''' 1 Pennsylvania Infantry; 2 Pennsylvania Infantry
  
*Ohio: 1 Ohio Infantry; 2 Ohio Infantry; 2 Ohio Infantry (Col Morgan’s); 4 Ohio Infantry
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*'''South Carolina:''' Palmetto Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers
  
*Pennsylvania: 1 Pennsylvania Infantry; 2 Pennsylvania Infantry
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*'''Tennessee:''' 1 Tennessee Infantry; Wheat's Co., Tennessee Mounted Volunteers
 
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*'''Texas:''' Gray's Company, Texas Mounted Volunteers; McCulloch's Company, 1 Regiment Texas Mounted Volunteers; Bell's Company, Texas mounted Volunteers; Bell's Regiment Texas Mounted Volunteers; Cady's Co., Texas Mounted Rangers; 1 Texas Mounted Volunteers; 2 Texas Mounted Volunteers; 3 Texas Mounted Volunteers; Sutton's Company,  (2d Service), Texas Mounted Volunteers; 1 Texas Foot Rifleman;Seefield's Co., Texas Volunteers; Shiver's Company, Texas Volunteers; Gillespies' Company, Texas Mounted Rangers; Conner's Company, (1st Service), Texas Mounted Volunteers (6 Months, 1846); Chevallie's Battalion Texas Mounted Volunteers; Smith's Company, Texas Mounted Volunteers
*South Carolina: Palmetto Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers
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*'''Virginia: '''1 Virginia Volunteers
 
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*'''Wisconsin:''' Knowlton's Company, Wisconsin Volunteers; Duncan's Co., Mounted Volunteers
*Tennessee: 1 Tennessee Infantry; Wheat's Co., Tennessee Mounted Volunteers
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== State Coverage Tables ==
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States,_Mexican_War_Index_and_Service_Records_Mississippi_Coverage_Table Mississippi]
*Texas: Gray's Company, Texas Mounted Volunteers; McCulloch's Company, 1 Regiment Texas Mounted Volunteers; Bell's Company, Texas mounted Volunteers; Bell's Regiment Texas Mounted Volunteers; Cady's Co., Texas Mounted Rangers; 1 Texas Mounted Volunteers; 2 Texas Mounted Volunteers; 3 Texas Mounted Volunteers; Sutton's Company,  (2d Service), Texas Mounted Volunteers; 1 Texas Foot Rifleman;Seefield's Co., Texas Volunteers; Shiver's Company, Texas Volunteers; Gillespies' Company, Texas Mounted Rangers; Conner's Company, (1st Service), Texas Mounted Volunteers (6 Months, 1846); Chevallie's Battalion Texas Mounted Volunteers; Smith's Company, Texas Mounted Volunteers
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States,_Mexican_War_Index_and_Service_Records_Pennsylvania_Coverage_Table Pennsylvania]
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States,_Mexican_War_Index_and_Service_Records_Tennessee_Coverage_Table Tennessee]
*Virginia: 1 Virginia Volunteers
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States,_Mexican_War_Index_and_Service_Records_Texas_Coverage_Table Texas]
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States,_Mexican_War_Index_and_Service_Records_Mormon_Battalion_Coverage_Table Mormon Battalion]
*Wisconsin: Knowlton's Company, Wisconsin Volunteers; Duncan's Co., Mounted Volunteers
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Mexican War, Military Unit Names[edit | edit source]

The following is a selected list of volunteer military unit names found on the index cards from NARA microfilm publication United States Mexican War Index and Service Records, 1846-1848 of Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During the Mexican War. Additional unit names will be added as they are identified on the cards.

  • Alabama: 1 Battalion Alabama Infantry (Seibel's); Co. A, Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; Co. B, Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; Co. C, Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; Co. D, Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; McAlpins’ Co., Seibel's Battalion Alabama Infantry; Captain Elmore's Co., Alabama Vols. (6 Months, 1846); Captain Gee's Co., Alabama Mtd. Vols. also known as Capt. Gee's Independent Company, Alabama Mounted Volunteers; Captain Platt's Co., Alabama Vols. (6 Months, 1846); Coffey's (1) Alabama Militia Infantry; Elmore's Company, Alabama Volunteers; Desha's Company, Alabama Volunteers also known as Captain Desha's Co. Alabama Vols. (6 Months, 1846)
  • Arkansas: Gray's Battalion, Arkansas Volunteers; Enyart's Company, Arkansas Mounted Infantry; Mounted Regiment Arkansas Infantry
  • California: California Battalion
  • Florida: Kelly's Company, Florida Volunteers
  • Georgia: Loyall's Company, Georgia Mounted Volunteers; 1 Georgia Infantry; Seymour's Battalion Georgia Infantry; Calhoun's Mounted Battalion, Georgia Infantry
  • Illinois: 1 Illinois Infantry (Newby's); Captain Littell's Company, Illinois Mounted Volunteers; 2 Illinois Foot Volunteers (Bissell's); 3 Illinois Volunteers; 2 Illinois Infantry (Collins); 1 Illinois Foot Volunteers (Weathersford's)
  • Indiana: 2 Indiana Infantry; 3 Indiana Infantry
  • Iowa: Mormon Battalion, Iowa Volunteers
  • Kentucky: 1 Kentucky Infantry
  • Louisiana: 1 Louisiana Infantry; 3 Louisiana Militia Infantry; 4 Louisiana Militia Infantry; 5 Louisiana Militia Infantry; 6 Louisiana Militia Volunteers; 3 Battalion Louisiana Volunteers; Mounted Battalion, Louisiana Volunteers;Blanchard's Independent Co., Louisiana Volunteers; Gally's Battalion Louisiana Militia Light Artillery, 1845; Markham's Co., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Militia
  • Maryland: Hughes' Maryland and District of Columbia Volunteers; Watson's Battalion, Maryland and District of Columbia Infantry
  • Massachusetts: 1 Massachusetts Volunteers
  • Michigan: Captain Gage's Company, 1 Regiment Michigan Infantry also known as Captain Gage's Independent Company, Michigan Infantry
  • Mississippi: 1 Mississippi Infantry; Battalion Mississippi Rifles (Anderson's)
  • Missouri: Easton's Battalion, Missouri Infantry; Gilpin's Battalion, Missouri Infantry; Powell's Battalion Missouri Mounted Volunteers; 3 Regiment Missouri Infantry; 3 Regiment Missouri Mounted Infantry (Rall's); 1 Regiment St. Louis Legion, Missouri Infantry; Clark's Battalion, Missouri, Light Artillery; Santa Fe Battalion, Missouri Mounted Volunteers; Gilpin's Battalion, Missouri Infantry
  • New Jersey: Battalion New Jersey Infantry
  • New York: 1 N. Y. Volunteers; 7 N. Y. Vols.
  • North Carolina: 1 North Carolina Volunteers
  • Ohio: 1 Ohio Infantry; 2 Ohio Infantry; 2 Ohio Infantry (Col Morgan’s); 4 Ohio Infantry
  • Pennsylvania: 1 Pennsylvania Infantry; 2 Pennsylvania Infantry
  • South Carolina: Palmetto Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers
  • Tennessee: 1 Tennessee Infantry; Wheat's Co., Tennessee Mounted Volunteers
  • Texas: Gray's Company, Texas Mounted Volunteers; McCulloch's Company, 1 Regiment Texas Mounted Volunteers; Bell's Company, Texas mounted Volunteers; Bell's Regiment Texas Mounted Volunteers; Cady's Co., Texas Mounted Rangers; 1 Texas Mounted Volunteers; 2 Texas Mounted Volunteers; 3 Texas Mounted Volunteers; Sutton's Company, (2d Service), Texas Mounted Volunteers; 1 Texas Foot Rifleman;Seefield's Co., Texas Volunteers; Shiver's Company, Texas Volunteers; Gillespies' Company, Texas Mounted Rangers; Conner's Company, (1st Service), Texas Mounted Volunteers (6 Months, 1846); Chevallie's Battalion Texas Mounted Volunteers; Smith's Company, Texas Mounted Volunteers
  • Virginia: 1 Virginia Volunteers
  • Wisconsin: Knowlton's Company, Wisconsin Volunteers; Duncan's Co., Mounted Volunteers

State Coverage Tables[edit | edit source]

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

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