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BATTLE OF RESACA DE LA PALMA, TEXAS,
MAY 9, 1846.

Killed:
1. 1st Lt. Zebulon M. P. Inge, 2nd Dragoons.
2. 1st Lt. Richard E. Cochrane, 4th Infantry.
3. 2nd Lt. Theodore L. Chadbourne, 8th Infantry.
4. 1st Lt. Jacob E. Blake, Topographical Engineers. Killed by accidental fire of his own pistol.
5. Pvt. William Athatron or Atherton, Co. B, 2d Dragoons. Age 30, born England, occ: laborer.
6. Pvt. Lewis H. Tucker, Co. B, 2d Dragoons. Age 27, born Windsor, Vermont, occ: soldier.
7. Pvt. George Bates, Co. E, 2d Dragoons. Age 33, born Germany, occ: soldier.
8. Pvt. Thomas L. Cantwell, Co. E, 2d Dragoons. Age 31, born Huntington, Pennsylvania, occ: soldier.
9. Pvt. James Manning, Co. E, 2d Dragoons. Age 23, born Paterson, New Jersey, occ: tailor.
10. Pvt. Frederick Papa or Papae, Co. E, 2d Dragoons. Age 24, born Germany, occ: wagonmaker.
11. Pvt. Charles Wilson, Co. E, 2d Dragoons. Age 26, born England, occ: soldier.
12. Cpl. Nathan E. Green, Co. K, 2d Artillery. Age 28, born New London, Conn., occ: laborer.
13. Pvt. Owen Hawkins, Co. K, 2d Artillery. Age 29, born Ireland, occ: soldier.
14. Sgt. Major Charles Marsland, Co. F and staff, 3d Infantry. Age 33, born Nottingham, England, occ: soldier.
15. Pvt. George Chisholm, Co. H, 3d Infantry. Age 37, born Selkirk, Scotland, occ: soldier.
16. Pvt. Robert Mather or Mathews, Co. B, 4th Infantry. Age 24, born Sutherland, Scotland, occ: soldier.
17. Pvt. Orlando Pierce, Co. D, 4th Infantry. Age 29, born Chelsea, Vermont, occ: stonecutter.
18. Pvt. Daniel McCarthy or McDardie, Co. K, 4th Infantry. Age 24, born Cork, Ireland, occ: soldier.
19. Sgt. John B. Doorley, Co. A, 5th Infantry. Age 26, born Baltimore, Maryland, occ: tailor.
20. Cpl. Peter Green, Co. B, 5th Infantry. Age 23, born Stokestown, Ireland, occ: laborer.
21. Pvt. Isaac Hendrickson, Co. A, 5th Infantry. Age 21, born Butler, Ohio, occ: carpenter.
22. Pvt. John M. Mayhew, Co. A, 5th Infantry. Age 21, born Canada, occ: soldier.
23. Pvt. William Clark, Co. B, 5th Infantry. Age 28, born Painesville, Ohio, occ: laborer.
24. Pvt. John Nixon, Co. D, 5th Infantry. Age 28, born Cavan, Ireland, occ: soldier.
25. Pvt. Samuel Bostwick, Co. E, 5th Infantry. Age 23, born Webster, New York, occ: clerk.
26. Pvt. Jacob Peters, Co. F, 5th Infantry. Age 32, born Prussia, Germany, occ: farmer.
27. Pvt. Patrick White, Co. F, 5th Infantry. Age 35, born Ireland, occ: soldier.
28. Pvt. George Craiten, Co. A, 8th Infantry. Age 26, born Indiana, Pennsylvania, occ: soldier.
29. Sgt. Elijah Andrews, Co. B, 8th Infantry. Age 37, born Lichfield, Conn., occ: soldier.
30. Cpl. James McMullen or Mullen, Co. B, 8th Infantry. Age 35, born Ireland, occ: soldier.
31. Pvt. Roger Griffin, Co. B, 8th Infantry. Age 24, born Galway, Ireland, occ: farmer.
32. Pvt. Edward Hamersley, Co. D, 8th Infantry. Age 26, born Tipperary, Ireland, occ: soldier.
33. Sgt. William Townsend, Co. G, 8th Infantry. Age 22, born Washington, Pennsylvania, occ: laborer.
34. Cpl. Lewis W. Hunt, Co. G, 8th Infantry. Age 26, born Milford, New York, occ: soldier.

Wounded:
1. Lt. Col. James S. McIntosh, 5th Infantry.
2. Lt. Col. Matthew M. Payne, 4th Artillery.
3. Capt. William R. Montgomery, 8th Infantry.
4. Capt. Alexander S. Hooe, 5th Infantry.
5. 1st Lt. Collinson R. Gates, 8th Infantry.
6. 1st Lt. Joseph Selden, 8th Infantry.
7. 1st Lt. Stephen D. Dobbins, 3d Infantry.
8. 1st Lt. Sterne H. Fowler, 5th Infantry.
9. 1st Lt. Robert P. Maclay, 8th Infantry.
10. 1st Lt. John G. Burbank, 8th Infantry.
11. 2nd Lt. Charles F. Morris, 8th Infantry.
12. 2nd Lt. Charles D. Jordan, 8th Infantry.
13. Pvt. Patrick Maloney, Co. B, 2d Dragoons. Age 30, born Limerick, Ireland, occ: butcher.
14. Pvt. William Davidson, Co. D, 2d Dragoons. Age 25, born Queens, Ireland, occ: turner.
15. Pvt. William Flickinger, Co. D, 2d Dragoons. Age 21, born Germany, occ: shoemaker.
16. Pvt. James McNabb, Co. D, 2d Dragoons. Age 17, born Tyrone, Ireland, occ: musician.
17. Sgt. John D. Muley, Co. E, 2d Dragoons. Age 30, born Rouen, France, occ: soldier.
18. Pvt. Abel Watkinson, Co. E, 2d Dragoons. Age 26, born Pemberton, New Jersey, occ: coachmaker.
19. *Sgt. Jonathan Eichler, Co.K, 2d Artillery. Age 29, born Lancaster, Pennsylvania, occ: soldier. Died June 5, 1846.
20. Pvt. Frederick Dwyer, Co. K, 2d Artillery. Age 21, born Gettysburg, New York, occ: butcher.
21. Cpl. Philip Swartwout, Co. C, 3d Artillery. Age 22, born Baden, Germany, occ: soldier.
22. Pvt. Samuel Herl, Co. C, 3d Artillery. Age 22, born Fayette, Ohio, occ: hewer.
23. Pvt. William Mortimore, Co. C, 3rd Artillery. Age 22, born Baltimore, Maryland, occ: farmer.
24. Pvt. John Torick, Co. C, 3d Artillery. Age 36, born Hanover, Germany, occ: soldier.
25. Cpl. Robert Garps, Co. E, 4th Artillery. Age 22, born Chambersburg, Pennyslvania, occ: coach trimmer.
26. *Artificer Matthew Nidy, Co.I, 4th Artillery. Age 21, born Licking, Ohio, occ: laborer. Died May 10, 1846.
27. Pvt. Arthur Conway, Co. I, 4th Artillery. Age 38, born Centreville, Maryland, occ: soldier.
28. Pvt. Franklin Johnson, Co. I, 4th Artillery. Age 22, born Hanover, Virginia, occ: farmer.
29. Pvt. Felix Reed, Co. I, 4th Artillery. Age 21, born Lewiston, New York, occ: laborer.
30. Sgt. Charles Cowan, Co. A, 3d Infantry. Age 21, born Lycoming, Pennsylvania, occ: cabinet maker.
31. Pvt. Henry Christian, Co. B, 3d Infantry. Age 23, born Weimer, Saxe Weimer, occ: farmer.
32. Pvt. John Mallen, Co. E, 3d Infantry. Age 22, born Monaghan, Ireland, occ: farmer.
33. Pvt. Peter Foucha, Co. G, 3d Infantry. Age 22, born Barcelona, Spain, occ: soldier.
34. Pvt. William Latham, Co. G, 3d Infantry. Age 33, born New York, New York, occ: rulemaker.
35. Pvt. John F. B. Richardson, Band, 4th Infantry. Age 31, born New York, New York, occ: leather dresser.
36. Pvt. William H. Mason, Co. B, 4th Infantry. Age 23, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, occ: shoemaker.
37. *Pvt. Richard Eldridge, Co.D, 4th Infantry. Age 22, born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, occ: laborer. Died June 10, 1846.
38. Pvt. Robert Helden, Co. D, 4th Infantry. Age 33, born Longford, Ireland, occ: soldier.
39. Pvt. John Spolen, Co. D, 4th Infantry. Age 23, born Montgomery, Ohio, occ: cabinetmaker.
40. Pvt. John Malloy, Co. E, 4th Infantry. Age 30, born Schenectady, New York, occ: soldier.
41. Sgt. Elisha Buel, Co. A, 5th Infantry. Age 31, born Woodbury, Vermont, occ: soldier.
42. Pvt. James Farrell, Co. A, 5th Infantry. Age 21, born Ireland, occ: laborer.
43. Pvt. Patrick Lynch, Co. A, 5th Infantry. Age 33, born Ireland, occ: soldier.
44. *Pvt. Abraham Albertson, Co. B, 5th Infantry. Age 33, born Salem, New Jersey, occ: soldier. Died May 11, 1846.
45. Pvt. John McCauly, Co. B, 5th Infantry. Age 22, born Kings, New York, occ: machinist.
46. Sgt. Abraham Vanderhoff, Co. C, 5th Infantry. Age 30, born Essex, New Jersy, occ: soldier.
47. Pvt. Henry Berrett, Co. C, 5th Infantry. Age 22, born Donegal, Ireland, occ: laborer.
48. Pvt. Louis De Ray, Co. C, 5th Infantry. Age 32, born Belgium, occ: farmer.
49. Pvt. Francis Smith, Co. E, 5th Infantry. Age 28, born Cavan, Ireland, occ: tailor.
50. Pvt. James Thompson, Co. F, 5th Infantry. Age 23, born Washington, D.C., occ: clerk.
51. *Cpl. Benjamin Stokely or Stockley, Co. G, 5th Infantry. Age 23, born Franklin, Pennsylvania, occ: soldier. Died May 10, 1846.
52. Pvt. William F. Parker, Co. G, 5th Infantry. Age 32, born Albany, New York, occ: soldier.
53. Pvt. John C. L. Vetler, Co. G, 5th Infantry. Age 23, born Richmond, Virginia, occ: laborer.
54. Cpl. James A. Ryan, Co. H, 5th Infantry. Age 31, born Dublin, Ireland, occ: chandler.
55. Pvt. August Stratmeyer, Co. H, 5th Infantry. Age 28, born Bremen, Germany, occ: soldier.
56. *Pvt. Nicholas Schumacher, Co.H, 5th Infantry. Age 32, born Belgium, occ: laborer. Died May 27, 1846.
57. Pvt. George Scott, Co. I, 5th Infantry. Age 26, born New London, Connecticutt, occ: printer.
58. Pvt. John T. Fisher, Co. K, 5th Infantry. Age 22, born Wilmington, Delaware, occ: tailor.
59. Pvt. Hugh Malone, Co. K, 5th Infantry. Age 21, born New York, New York, occ: laborer.
60. Pvt. James McIntyre, Co. K, 5th Infantry. Age 28, born Montgomery, Pennsylvania, occ: laborer.
61. Pvt. John Winterhalter, Co. K, 5th Infantry. Age 32, born Baden, Germany, occ: baker.
62. Sgt. Maj. Theodore Frick, Co. F and staff, 8th Infantry. Age 29, born Brunswick, Germany, occ: soldier.
63. Sgt. John Anderson, Co. A, 8th Infantry. Age 27, born Washington, Maryland, occ: soldier.
64. Pvt. Avery Brown, Co. A, 8th Infantry. Age 25, born Stonington, Connecticut, occ: painter.
65. Pvt. Gilbert Churchill, Co. A, 8th Infantry. Age 21, born Hartford, Connecticut, occ: laborer.
66. Sgt. Robert H. Crismond, Co. B, 8th Infantry. Age 25, born King George, Virginia, occ: soldier.
67. Pvt. John H. Beatty, Co. B, 8th Infantry. Age 20, born Albany, New York, occ: laborer.
68. *Pvt. Henry Farrell, Co.B, 8th Infantry. Age 23, born Chenango, New York, occ: farmer. Died May 31, 1846.
69. Sgt. John G. Gallagher, Co. C, 8th Infantry. Age 32, born Dublin, Ireland, occ: soldier.
70. Cpl. Alfred Humphries, Co. C, 8th Infantry. Age 32, born Camden, North Carolina, occ: soldier.
71. Sgt. Thomas Wills, Co. D, 8th Infantry. Age 18, born Flemings, Kentucky, occ: blacksmith.
72. Pvt. John Cantwell, Co. D, 8th Infantry. Age 25, born Kings, Ireland, occ: farmer.
73. Pvt. Newell Guild, Co. D, 8th Infantry. Age 22, born Walpole, Massachusetts, occ: machinist.
74. Pvt. Nicholas Lyttle, Co. D, 8th Infantry. Age 32, born Louth, Ireland, occ: soldier.
75. Pvt. John Flannery, Co. E, 8th Infantry. Age 23, born Galway, Ireland, occ: shoemaker.
76. Pvt. James McCormick, Co. E, 8th Infantry. Age 22, born Longford, Ireland, occ: farmer.
77. Pvt. James McCafferty, Co. E, 8th Infantry. Age 21, born Donegal, Ireland, occ: farmer.
78. Pvt. August Sillingsloh, Co. F, 8th Infantry. Age 23, born Verden, Germany, occ: servant.
79. Sgt. Adolphus Ane, Co. G, 8th Infantry. Age 37, born Hanover, Germany, occ: soldier.
80. Pvt. George W. Anthony, Co. G, 8th Infantry. Age 28, born Newark, New Jersey, occ: soldier.
81. Pvt. Joel Havens, Co. G, 8th Infantry. Age 27, born Dayton, Ohio, occ: soldier.
82. *Pvt. James Wallace, Co. G, 8th Infantry. Age 21, born Belfast, Ireland, occ: farmer. Died May 10, 1846.
83. *Pvt. John Walden, Co. G, 8th Infantry. Age 26, born Mayo, Ireland, occ: laborer. Died June 15, 1846.
84. *Pvt. William J. Haddix, Co. H, 8th Infantry. Age 29, born Frederick, Virginia, occ: soldier. Died June 6, 1846.
85. Pvt. Patrick Malone, Co. H, 8th Infantry. Age 24, born Wexford, Ireland, occ: farmer.
86. *Pvt. Harrison Hart, Co. I, 8th Infantry. Age 21, born Lancaster, Pennsylvania, occ: laborer. Died May 10, 1846.
87. Pvt. John Long, Co. I, 8th Infantry. Age 25, born Dauphin, Pennsylvania, occ: soldier.
88. Sgt. John Williams, Co. K, 8th Infantry. Age 29, born Haverford, England, occ: carpenter.
89. Pvt. James Farmer, Co. K, 8th Infantry. Age 26, born Leitrim, Ireland, occ: laborer.


Sources: 29th Congress, 2nd Session. Senate Document No.. 4: Report of the Secretary of War showing The names of the officers and men killed, wounded, or missing, in the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma (Washington, D.C.: 1846)
Niles' National Register, Baltimore Maryland, July 18, 1846
Wm. Hugh Robarts. Mexican War Veterans (Brentano's: Washington, D.C., 1887).