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DMWV Graves Registry (#47527731)
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Bio Photo The purpose, aims and objectives of The Descendants of Mexican War Veterans are:

To associate in one united body, descendants of American military veterans of the U.S.-Mexican War of 1846-1848 and to cultivate and perpetuate the ties of fraternity and friendship entailed thereof.
To perpetuate the memory and spirit of the American soldiers and sailors who served their country during the U.S.-Mexican War of 1846-1848.
To foster the preservation of documents and relics of the U.S.-Mexican War of 1846-1848.
To urge, encourage, and assist in activities designed to increased public awareness and understanding of the U.S.-Mexican War of 1846-1848 and its participants.
To establish a facility devoted to study, research and understanding of the U.S.-Mexican War of 1846-1848 and its participants.
To secure and memorialize historic sites within the boundaries of the United States which are connected with the history of the U.S.-Mexican War of 1846-1848 by erecting markers or other monuments thereon.
To encourage the publication of records of individual soldiers and sailors of the U.S.-Mexican War of 1846-1848, as well as the general history of that war in all its aspects.
To promote the annual celebration or observance of certain momentous events in the history of the U.S.-Mexican War of 1846-1848.

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Gary Sharp
Veteran of Mexican War of 1846-1848
Please add my Great Great Grandfather John Sharp #162029499 to your group. He served in Company G, 1st Regiment Illinois Infantry from June 1846 to June 1847. He was in the Battle of Buena Vista in February 1847.
Added by Gary Sharp on May 27, 2016 8:16 AM
Samuel J. Warner
Please add Corp. Samuel J. Warner, 1st Tn., Inf., Mex. War. He is found in Warner Cemetery, Bedford Co. TN, a family cemetery. He has an old military looking marker, just recently uncovered. Thank You, GenealogyJoan, 47336229
Added by GenealogyJoan on May 09, 2016 6:24 PM
Kimberly McDaniel
Charles Heitman Hanson
Mexican War Veteran. Fell at the Battle of Contreras, Mexico.

Promoted 2d Lt. 7th Infantry: Sept. 6, 1838;
Promoted 1st Lt.: March 16, 1844;
Promoted Capt.: Feb. 16, 1847;
killed August 20, 1847 at the battle of Contreras, Mexico.

Find A Grave Memorial# 66560363

Added by Kimberly McDaniel on Apr 05, 2016 12:04 PM
Jim Williamson
John McCurdy Williamson Memorial# 94182339
John Williamson enlisted in Millersburg, TN on 28 Sep 1847 and mustered in for duty at Nashville, TN on 4 October 1847
He served in Co G of the 3rd Regiment, Tenn Volunteer Infantry.
Mustered out at Memphis on 24 July 1848
Added by Jim Williamson on Dec 16, 2015 10:34 AM
James E. Watkins, 49055431
Good morning,

My Grandpa's great-grandfather James E. Watkins Enlisted as a Private for the duration of the Mexican War, of Captain Reed's Company G, First Regiment of the Illinois Foot Volunteers on June 1, 1847.

He was Honorably Discharged.

Please add him to your list of Mexican War Veterans!

Thank you.


Albert M. Franco
Added by on Jun 05, 2015 9:15 AM
My great-great grandfather served as a Sergeant in Company G of the 8th Texas Infantry. He was stationed at Fort Lincoln in D'Hanis, Texas.

Please add him to your list of those served.

Thank you,
Added by judylynnturner on May 13, 2015 3:40 PM
Engelbert Grieshaber
Please add to the registry # 46990420, ancestor of member F-750. I thought I had already sent in this info. Thanks.
Added by Douser on Apr 02, 2015 3:02 PM
Dianna Taylor
Thank You!!!
Thanks so much for the edits/links on Helen Ruth Wilson-Wulff's memorial.
Added by Dianna Taylor on Aug 04, 2014 10:30 AM
Cathy Buckley
John P. Everett
Please add Rev. John P. Everett who is buried at Shiloh Cemetery in Bernice, La. Everett was a member of the First REgiment Alabama Vols out of Perry County Alabama. He was appointed as 4th Sgt. on April 19, 1847 while enroute to Jalapa, Mexico. He is mentioned in the Mexican War Diary of Cpt. William G. Coleman. He began receiving a pension on July 24, 1881 and his wife received a widow;s pension.
Added by Cathy Buckley on Nov 16, 2013 2:20 PM
Julius Redmond
USA Vets.
81 graves have been detected at the Camp Jefferson Davis site. Using a 1893 map, GPS and Divining rods they were located. 113 unmarked graves about 3000 west were detected but most are believed to be Union and Confederate Vets. I also worked with the Jackson County Genealogy Society in exhuming and reburial of six 1848 USA officers from Greenwood Island. In 1848 we had three camps in Jackson County, Jefferson Davis, Lawson and Corrine (Dragoons).
Julius Redmond
Added by Julius Redmond on Jul 26, 2013 2:25 PM
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