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PATRIOTISM OF SHELBY AND MOULTRIE COUNTIES
CHAPTER XIII
MOULTRIE COUNTY MEN IN THE MEXICAN WAR

Extracted from History of Shelby and Moultrie Counties, 1881 p. 99-101




There was a company organized in Moultrie county, for the Mexican war, in 1846, but it was not received, or mustered, as the call was full. The officers were James Vaughan, captain; Robert Hall, first lieutenant; John J. Hayden, second lieutenant. The following parties enlisted in companies organized in adjoining counties, and served in the war: James Turner, A. B. Lee, Templeton Souther, John Arrahood, Seymour Whitbeck, George and John Case, Wm. P. Corbin, Wm. A. Watson, M.A. Baggett, Ford Scott, James T. Taylor, Peter P. Miller, John W. Wheat, Ephraim Merritt, William McClain, O. C. Martin Esquire Thomas Smith, and John Fisher died in the service.