Macoupin County IL - Mexican War Soldiers





MEXICAN WAR SOLDIERS MACOUPIN COUNTY
THE ENQUIRER Thursday - August 13, 1874
contributed by Mary McKenzie


See also Descendants of Macoupin County Soldiers


A meeting of ex-soldiers of the Mexican War was held at the court house on Monday last. Mr. Jos. F. Clark presided and Mr. John Leonard acted as secretary. Mr. Jas. P. Pierson was appointed as a delegate to represent the meeting in the State meeting at Bloomington with Thos. Joiner as alternate. Below is a list of the veterans so far as is known in this county, those marked with a star being absent from the meeting, but reported:

*J. P. McDonald *Barney Rhoads *Joshua Jones
*Zane Scroggins *David Gore J. P. Pierson
*Hugh Rice *Jerry Owens *Mr. Edwards
Thos. Davis S. Seaman Chas G. Hull
John Guin John Leonard *Thos. Bacon
*Fulcard Smock Jas. Rafferty *B. J. Dorman
*Wm. Brown Thos. C. Dodson *Mr. Potter
Thos. Joiner *John Price *Rufus Harris
Andrew Jackson Chas H. Cowden E. C. Pulliam
H. C. Clark W. P. Cartright *John Campbell
John Sparks *Hugh McClellen H. W. Skeen
J. F. Clark



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