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.