Mexican War:  Officers, Names, Deeds

  

Early History of the 14th Infantry Regiment

Officers, Names and Deeds

by Sgt. Robert H. Wilson Jr., USA (Ret)


1847-1848
 

Blackburn, James  La. La. 1st Lieutenant Infantry 5-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; r Adjutant 8-Jun-to 1-Nov-1847; capt 1-Oct-1847; Brevetted capt 13-Sep-1847 for gallantry and meritorious conduct in the battle of Chapultepec Mex; Honorably mustered out 25-Jul-1848.
Chester, John  Tenn. Tenn. 2nd Lieutenant Infantry 5-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Honorably mustered out 28-Jul-1848; (Colonel 51 tenn Infantry CSA war 1861-65.)
Cullom, Alvan  Tenn. Army. Pvt E 14 Infantry 22-Apr-1847 to 3-Jul-1848; 2nd Lieutenant 14 Infantry 14-Jun-1848; Honorably discharged 24-Jul-1848.
Cullom, Tilman  Tenn. Tenn. 2nd Lieutenant 14 Infantry 30-Dec-1847; died 25-Jan-1848.
Davis, Samuel Boyer  La. La. Cadet MA 1-Jul-1844 to 7-Jan-1845; 2nd Lieutenant Infantry 5-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; 1st Lieutenant 3-Dec-1847; r Adjutant 1-Nov-1847 to 29-Jul-1848; Brevetted 1st Lieutenant 20-Aug-1847 for gallantry and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco Mex; Honorably mustered out 29-Jul-1848; (Major aag and IG CSA war 1861-65)
Glenn, Thomas  Del. La. Capt Infantry 5-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Brevetted Major 13-Sep-1847 for gallantry and meritorious conduct in the battle of Chapultepec Mex; Honorably mustered out 26-Jul-1848.
Hagan, Robert  Ireland. La. assistant Surgeon 14 Infantry 9-Nov-1847; Honorably mustered out 29-Jul-1848.
Hays, James C Campbell  Tenn. Miss. 2nd Lieutenant 14 Infantry 12-Apr-1847; Honorably mustered out 25-Jul-1848.
Hebert, Paul Octave. La. La. Cadet MA 1-Sep-1836; 2nd Lieutenant engrs 1-Jul-1840; Resigned 31-Mar-1845; Lieutenant Colonel Infantry 3-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Brevetted Colonel 8-Sep-1847 for gallantry and meritorious conduct in the battle of Molino del Rey Mex; Honorably discharged 25-Jul-1848; (brig gen CSA war 1861-65; died 29-Aug-1880.
Hudson, Andrew Jackson B  Tenn. Tenn. 2nd Lieutenant Infantry 22-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Honorably mustered out 26-Jul-1848.
Issacks, Andrew Jackson  NY. La. 2nd Lieutenant Infantry 18-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Brevetted 1st Lieutenant 13-Sep-1847 for gallantry and meritorious conduct in the battle of Chapultepec Mex; Honorably mustered out 25-Jul-1848.
Jordan, Lewis W  Tenn. Tenn. Surgeon 3-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Honorably mustered out 20-Jul-1848.
Kelly, Henry Brooke  Ala. La. 1st Lieutenant Infantry 5-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Honorably mustered out 27-Jul-1848; 1st Lieutenant 10 Infantry 3-Mar-1855; Resigned 27-Feb-1861; (Colonel 8th Louisiana Volunteers CSA war 1861-65; died 17-Jun-1894)
Love, Samuel T  Va. Tenn. 2nd Lieutenant 14 Infantry 15-Apr-1847; Resigned 8-Feb-1848; ( Major 27th Tennessee Infantry Volunteers CSA war 1861-65)
Morgan, George W  Tenn. Tenn. 1st Lieutenant Infantry 5-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; capt 3-Dec-1847; Honorably mustered out 25-Jul-1848; (Major 3rd Tennessee Volunteers CSA war 1861-65)
Nichols, Thomas  Ireland. La. 2nd Lieutenant 14 Infantry 24-Mar-1848; Honorably mustered out 20-Jul-1848.
Price, Edward B  Md. Ill. Surgeon Volunteers 7-Jul-1846; assistant Surgeon USA 3-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Honorably mustered out 26-Jul-1848.
Savage, John H  Tenn. Tenn. Major Infantry 3-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Lieutenant Colonel 11 Infantry 8-Sep-1847; Honorably mustered out 14-Aug-1848; (Colonel 16 Tenn Volunteers CSA war 1861-65)
Scantland, James M  Va. Tenn. Capt Infantry 22-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Brevetted Major 13-Sep-1847 for gallantry and meritorious conduct in the battle of Chapultepec Mex; Honorably mustered out 20-Jul-1848; died 22-Jul-1849.
Seawell, William H  Va. Tenn. 2nd Lieutenant Infantry 22-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; rqm 8-Aug-1847 to 29-Jul-1848; 1st Lieutenant 21-Dec-1847; Honorably mustered out 29-Jul-1848; (Lieutenant Colonel 21 Va. Mil CSA war 1861-65, died 29-May-1875)
Shields, Thomas  Miss. La. 1st Lieutenant Infantry 5-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; rqm 17-Jul-to 8-Aug-1847; capt 21-Oct-1847; Honorably mustered out 25-Jul-1848; (Lieutenant Colonel 30th Louisiana Volunteers CSA war 1861-65)
Smith, Richard H  Tenn. Tenn. 2nd Lieutenant 14 Infantry 30-Dec-1847; 2nd Lieutenant 3 art 21-Jun-1848; 1st Lieutenant 6-Sep-1853; lost at sea 24-Dec-1853.
Smith, Thomas  Va. Ill. 1st Lieutenant Infantry 23-Feb-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Honorably mustered out 29-Jul-1848; (Colonel 36th Virginia Volunteers CSA war 1861-1865)
Trousdale, William  NC. Tenn. Colonel 2 Tenn Mounted Volunteers 14-Jun-1836 to 8-Jan-1837; Colonel Infantry 3-Mar-1847; 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Brevetted Brigadier General 13-Sep-1847 for gallantry and meritorious service in the battle of Chapultepec Mex; Honorably mustered out 29-Jul-1848; died 27-Mar-1872.
Wickliffe, Charles  Ky. Ky. Cadet MA 1-Jul-1835; 2nd Lieutenant 1st  Dragoons 1-Jul-1839; dropped 12-Apr-1842; capt Infantry 5-Mar-1847; 16 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Major 14 Infantry 12-Feb-1848; Honorably discharged 22-Jul-1848; (Colonel 7th Kentucky Infantry CSA war 1861 to 1865; died 27-Apr-1862 of wounds received 7-Apr-1862 at Shiloh Tenn.)
Wood, John D  Va. Ill. Major Ill Volunteers (Blackhawk War) 16 June to 17-Aug-1832; Major Infantry 3-Mar-1847, 14 Infantry 9-Apr-1847; Resigned 12-Feb-1848.




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