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Record Type Military Records
Record Group RG 94: Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1780s-1917
Collection years 1846-1848
Microfilm Publication T817. Lists of the Adjutant General's Office for Carded Records of Military Organizations:Revolutionary War through Philippine Insurrection ('The Ainsworth List'). 112 rolls.
Arrangement By war then by state
National Archives Identifier 589591
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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

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