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4th Regiment, Company I, Black Hawk War



4TH ILLINOIS REGIMENT, COMPANY "I"

BLACK HAWK WAR



provided by Malcolm Warren


Important Note: Taken from "Record of the Services of Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War 1831-32 and in the Mexican War 1846-48" by Isaac H. Elliott. This work is known to have many errors. If a name is close to one that you seek check the original records! [This is the same work that was used for the database on the Illinois Secretary of State's web site.]


The company was discharged on May 25, 1847 at New Orleans.


Rank and Name Remarks


Captain

Hurt, John C.


1st Lieutenant

Cowardin, Geo. M. Killed in battle at Cerro Gordo, April 18, 1847


2nd Lieutenants

Brown, David A. Private to June 27, 1846, then to 2nd Lieut.

Shaum, Jacob P. Resigned


Sergeants

Allison, John Appointed Sergeant April 20, 1847

Cowardin, John Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Oct. 18, 1846

Davenport, Uriah Died of wounds received in action, Cerro Gordo, April 18, 1847

Handchey, John M. Wounded in action, Cerro Gordo, April 18, 1847

Mason, Chris. C. Appointed Sergeant from Private, Oct. 21, 1846

McGraw, Jas Promoted 3d Sergt. from Private, Sept 15, 1846

Disch. on Surg's certif. Mar. 17, 1847

Phillips, Willis Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Aug. 26, 1846

Young, William H. Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Aug. 26, 1846


Corporals

Allison, W. J. Appointed Corporal, April 20, 1847

Bristol, Hiram A. Appointed Corporal from private, Oct. 21, 1846

Donavan, Wm.

Dudney, Wm. J. Appointed Corporal from Private, Oct. 21, 1846

Loughery, Wm. Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Oct. 13, 1846

Milton, Nathaniel H. Killed in action at Cerro Gordo, April 18, 1847

Phillips, James R. Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Oct. 13, 1846

Vonforuil, Adolphus Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Oct. 13, 1846


Privates

Ashing, Thomas

Barnes, Joseph Left sick in hosp. at Maramoras, Dec. 13, 1846

Barney, M. W. (July 18)

Beason, William Died Sept. 15, 1846, on the Rio Grande

Bently, John (July 18)

Bowman, John Died Nov. 15, 1846, at Camargo

Braugher, Fred

Brown, Elmore S.

Brown, John E. Died Mar. 15, 1847, at Matamoras

Brown, Leroy T

Brundage, Sol

Cavenaugh, John Drowned in Mississippi, July 3, 1846

Chapin, Merrick

Clark, Peter Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Oct. 13, 1846

Collins, Thomas Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Aug. 20, 1846

Davenport, John

Davis, Cyrus

Davis, Robert Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Nov. 2, 1846

Devault, Abram Died Nov. 7, 1846, at Camargo

Donavan, Joseph Died Sept. 15, 1846, on the Rio Grande

Douglass, James Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Oct. 13, 1846

Downing, John E.

Fanning, Chas (July 18) Wounded in action, Cerro Gordo, April 18, 1847

Glenn, G. D. Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Oct. 13, 1846

Glenn, Jas

Gibson, John W. H.

Greenwood, John

Gregory, L. M. Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Oct. 13, 1846

Hutchinson, Eli H.

Lee, Franklin Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Aug. 26, 1846

Lucas, F. A. Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Oct. 13, 1846

McGarvey, Alex'dria Died July 11, 1846

McGarvey, Henry Died Feb. 6, 1846

McGawvey, Francis

Mason, Thomas

Melton, Austin P.

Milton, Perry

Mundy, Henry Died Sept. 29, 1846, on the Rio Grande

Myers, Leo. W.

Randolph, James

Ray, John G. Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Oct. 13, 1846

Rees, Chas Died Sept. 30, 1846, on the Rio Grande

Robinson, George W. Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Oct. 13, 1846

Rudder, Thomas Supposed to be killed by Mexicans

Salmonds, Wm.

Sands, Robt. (July 18)

Stapleson, James Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Oct. 13, 1846

Sullins, Wm. Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Aug. 26, 1846

Todd, James I. D. Wounded in action, Cerro Gordo, April 18, 1847

Left wounded in hosp. at Jalapa, May 7, 1847

Trumbull, Cryl

Turner, Emanuel Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Nov. 3, 1846

White, William Disch. on Surgeon's certificate Mar. 2, 1846

Wiley, Henry


Deserted:

Downing, Robert Deserted July 9, 1846 Jefferson Barracks

Wilkinson, Andrew Deserted July 20, 1846 Jefferson Barracks







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