Defiance County

Fifteenth Regiment U.S. Infantry Co. B, Mexican War (1846-1848)

Co. B, 15th U. S. Infantry “New Regulars”

Co. B was recruited in Defiance, Williams and Lucas counties of Northwestern Ohio. Officers of the company were: Captain Daniel Chase, Toledo, 1st Lt. James W. Wiley, Defiance and 2nd Lt. William Goodloe. Their route of travel to Mexico included passage on the Packet Boat, “Erie,” on the Miami & Erie Canal to Cincinnati, from there they took a river boat to New Orleans, where they boarded the sailing ship, “Southport,” to Vera Cruz, Mexico, arriving there on the June 15th, 1847. Co. B took part in the following battles during the Mexican American War, 1846 – 48: the Battle of Churubusco, the Battle of Melino del Rey and the Battle of Chapuhepae. It was during the battle for Mexico City that the company suffered most of its causalities. The soldiers returned home in 1848.

All Men Who Served

Captain

Daniel Chase  

1st Lt.

Thomas W. Freelow James W. Wiley

2d Lt.

William H. Goodloe  

1st Sergt.

James A. Leibhaber  

Sergt.

George L. Wilard
William Mabee
John W. Davis
Charles B. Kimble
Thomas H. Porter

Corporal

Horace Hancock
Henry Rodgers
Isdore Burneau
John K. Daley

Musician

Joseph T. Clark  

Privates

Acker, Cornelius
Allen, Mathison
Ambeck, John J.
Andrews, Chester G.
Anglenyer, Jonas
Arnold, Thomas
Ball, John
Beard, Simeon
Bennett, Edward
Betts, Milton
Black, James
Blubough, Solomon
Burger, Chrisian
Bussard, Timothy
Carrol, Charles
CasGrove, Francis
Chapel, George W.
Cilley, James
Corman, David
Cornwell, John
Crego, Chauncey
Cummings, Joseph
Daley, William
Dame, Jason
Davis, William
Depperman, Bernhart
Donyo, Jacques
Dorain, William
Edmunds, Warren D.
Emerick, Adolph
Fink, Peter
Fletcher, Madison
Frazier Mose L.
Garrison, Samuel
Gee, William
Gerard, William
Godley, Sidney L.
Graham, Johial
Graves, Robert
Gray, Hugh
Griffith, Jeremiah
Hahb, Otto
Harley, James
Hart, Valentine
Hathaway, Joshua
Hickory, Joseph
Hilderbrand, Lewis
Hinkley, Robert
Hockseller, John
Holden, George
Huyck, Issac H.
Jennings, Samuel
Kallock, Thomas D.
Kent, Miranda
Kinnicutt, Nathaniel
Landroot, Lambert
Linn, George
Linsey, Robert
Lowery, Peterson
Lyons, Thoration
McMilen, John
Marks, Thomas
Menlman, John W.
Mitchell, George W.
Morton, Altkin
Norbury, Lewis
Oicert, Stafford
Olden, Hiran
Peterman, Abraham
Printze, Peter
Putman, Joseph
Ried, Jacob
Reigert, William
Robinson, Alpheus
Robinson, David
Robinson, Noble
Rogers, William
Royer, William
Rylance, John
Shirmyer, William
Shively, Joel
Skeen, James W.
Slagel, Henry
Sleath, John
Slough, George W.
Smith, Charles
Smith, Ephraim
Smith, Sanford
Smith, Simon
Stoddard, Leander
Strain, William                     
Strewer, Anson
 Teller, Edward
Tupel, Charles
Van Rensalaer, Mace
Waggint, Calvin
Ward, David S.
Webster, George W.
Wheeler, William
William, William
Williams, Marion
Woodruff, Joseph

 

Casualty List, Deaths by Battle or Disease

Andrews, Chester G.
Ambeck, John J. Anglemyer, Jonas
Ball, John
Bennett, Edward
Blubough, Solomon
Carrol, Charles
Clark, Joseph T.
Crego, Chauncey
Davis, William
Donyo, Jacques
Dorain, William
Garrison, Samuel
Gee, William
Graves, Robert
Hahn, Otto
Hart, Valentine
Hickory, Joseph
Hockseller, John
Holden, George
Huyck, Isaac H.
Jenning, Samuel
Kallock, Thomas D.
Kinniutt, Nathaniel
McMillam, John
Marks, Thomas
Menlimen, John W.
Morton, Altkin
Printze, Peter
Reid, Jacob
Robinson, David
Robinson, Noble
Rylance, John
Shirmyer, William
Skeeen, James W.
Slagel, Henry
Slough, George W.
Smith, Charles
Smith, Ephrain
Snith, Simon
Stoddard, Leander
Strain, William
Strewer, Anson
Tupel, Charles
Waggint, Calvin
William, William

Casualty List, Wounded

Griffith, Joremiah
Linsey, Robert
Lowery, Peterson
Rogers, William

Casualty List, Missing

Frzier, Mose L.
Hinckley, Robert
Peterman, Abraham
Reigert, William

 

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