The Sumter Volunteers, Co. A, Palmetto Regiment, who served in the Mexican War.

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The Sumter Volunteers, Co. A, Palmetto Regiment, who served in the Mexican War. - THE SUMTER VOLUNTEERS. Company A, Palmetto...
THE SUMTER VOLUNTEERS. Company A, Palmetto Regiment. Asa matter of histor?, to which attention has been directed bj the late reorganization meeting and banquet of the Sumter Light infantry, we haws obtained from Col. {Hand? ing and publish below the muster roll of the Sumter Volunteers, Co. A, Palmetto Regiment-giving the officers and privates and also a list of the deaths from wounds and disease, and of the captured and missiag : The Company waa mustered into U. S. service for the Mexican War at Charleston, S. C., December 7th, 1846. Mustered cut at Mobile, Ala., 3d July, 1848. Captain-Francis Sumter. 1st Lieut.-Cyrus S. Mellett. 2d Lieut.-J. D. Blanding (Promoted Cap? tain). 2d Lieut -Sebastiau Sumter. 2d Lieut.-Stephen M. Boykin. Sergt. Pearsell N. Graham. Corp.-Rufus E Vaughan. Corp.-Ellerbe H. Jones. Privates-Henry Babel, Peter C Brunson, Bernhardt Caughman, Hixon Colb, James Carlisle, James Donn, Thomas Gaffney, James Hinds, Elisha Hunt, Elisha Huston, Thomas Kearney, Wash L Moore, Chas T Moodv, Jas N Nichols, James Powers, Wm T Porter, Ed? ward Rollins, John L Ramsey, John M Smith, Patrick Stanley, sr, Patrick Stanley, jr, John Williams. Resigned During the War. Albertus C Spain, 1st Lieutenant, Thomas M Baker 2d Lieutenant. Discharged During War. Corporals-Robert S Redford and Wash? ington Norton Privates-Andrew F Allen, William L Belk, William Ballard, Lacy W Brasil, John T Brumsby, William Grooms, Edward Gar? rett, Jacob L Jennings, Robert S Mellett, William T Kirk, Thomas McGee, Wm T L Short. Killed and Died from Wounds and Disease in Service. Sergeants-J M Murphy, Thos "N Glenn, Isaac Stewart. Corporals-Eugene Wilder, Robt B Wilder, Marion Black. Privates-Thomas P Black, Lewis M Coker, William Johnston, Henry Amnions, Henry G Britton, Thos Bradshaw, Isham Brown, James Cater, Richard Cain, Robert S Kolb, Newton Drummons, James Dean, Samuel H Drake, Scarboro, R Drake, John Dnbose, James Goodall, Joseph Grooms, Rollin P Hatfield, Thos J Jones, Abijah D Logan, James Ly les, Benjamin Massey, Cornelius C Monday, Zim? merman Mixon, Robert S Moody, Robert McCoy, Thos T McKensie, Adway B Rodgers^ Laurel Spann, William T Smith, John Scott, Lawrence Scott, David Scurry, Thomas B Wells, James . T -Wilder, Thomas J Wilder, George Yates * Captured or Unaccounted for in Service. Privates-Jackson Eaves, Peter Gallagher, Terauce McCoy, Francis M Maguire, Erby W Nesby, Joshua Ryon, John Rowen. RECAPITULATION Mustered into service, 1846 . 96 Resigned and discharged during ser? vice . Killed and died of wound and disease in service . ... 42 Captured or unaccounted for in ser? vice . 8 Mustered out of service, July 3d, 1848 . 30 16 96 Oct., 1893.-Of the whole company of 96, there are now living only three, and strange to say, they are the three 2d Lieutenants, who went through the war and were mustered out with the company. - ? ? -

Clipped from The Watchman and Southron25 Oct 1893, WedPage 5

The Watchman and Southron (Sumter, South Carolina)25 Oct 1893, WedPage 5
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