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SIEGE OF VERA CRUZ, MEXICO
MARCH 9 - 29, 1847

 FIRST BRIGADE OF REGULARS

Killed:
Capt. J. R. Vinson, 3rd Artillery, in the trenches, March 22, 1847.
Pvt. John Hafner, Co. B (3rd Artillery?), of wound received in the trenches, March 24, 1847.
Pvt. Nicholas Burns, Co. B, 2d Artillery, by the explosion of a shell in the trenches, March 24, 1847.
Unknown Marine Pvt., March 21, 1847.

Wounded:
Pvt. Wheeler B. Hunt, Co. B, 2d Art., slightly, in right shoulder, in the trenches, March 24, 1847.
Pvt. Emile Voiturat, Co. B, 2d Artillery, slightly, in the head, in the trenches, March 24, 1847.
Pvt. Adolph Meihle, Co.D, 2d Art., left arm shot off while serving in the trenches, March 22, 1847.
Pvt. John Golden, Co. D, 2d Art., slightly, in left cheek, while serving in trenches, March 22, 1847.
Pvt. Wm. Henderson, Co. D, 2d Artillery, slightly, in the hip while serving in the trenches, March 22, 1847.
Pvt. Ernest Krimpe, Co. F, 2d Artillery, slightly, in the hip, while on an advanced piquet guard, March 20, 1847.
Pvt. Owen Boate, Co. F, 2d Artillery, slightly wounded in the face by bursting of one of the enemy's shells, while serving the mortars in battery No. 3, March 24, 1847.
Pvt. Wm. Carthage, Co. F, 2d Artillery, slightly wounded in the face by the bursting of one of the enemy's shells, while serving the mortars in battery No. 3, March 24, 1847.
Pvt. Joseph S. Hayden, Co. F, 2d Artillery, slightly wounded in the face by the bursting of one of the enemy's shells, while serving the mortars in battery No. 3, March 24, 1847.
Pvt. Archibald McFadgen, Co. F, 2d Artillery, slightly wounded in the face by the bursting of one of the enemy's shells, while serving the mortars in battery No. 3, March 24, 1847.
Pvt. Martin Dignum, Co. G, 2d Artillery, slightly wounded in the left side, while serving in the batteries, March 22, 1847.
Sgt. James Foster, Co. D, 3d Artillery, slightly wounded in the thigh, by the bursting of a shell, while serving in the trenches near battery No. 1, March 23, 1847.
Pvt. S. D. Shurtzenback, Co. A, 8th Infantry, slightly, in the trench near battery No. 2, by a cannon ball passing between his thighs, producing a slight contusion on each, March 23, 1847.
Pvt. Edward Fleming, Co. I, 8th Infantry, slightly, near battery No. 1, by the bursting of a shell, in the shoulder and arm, March 22, 1847.

SECOND BRIGADE OF REGULARS

Killed:
Capt. Wm. Alburtis, 2d Infantry, in march while the troops were taking the line of investment, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. Timothy Cunningham, Mounted Riflemen, by a cannon ball, March 11, 1847.
Sgt. Wm. R. Blake, Co. F, 4th Artillery, by a musket ball, March 15, 1847.

Wounded:
Sgt. W. B. Lane, Co. D, Mounted Riflemen, by a musket ball in the right side, in a skirmish at Puente del Midois, March 24, 1847.
Sgt. Edmund Harris, Co. C, Mounted Riflemen, by a musket ball in the right side, in a skirmish at Puente del Midois, March 24, 1847.
Pvt. John Teluna, Co. E, Mounted Riflemen, by an escopetta ball in the left groin, in a skirmish at Puente del Midois, March 24, 1847.
Pvt. Frederick Warsea, Co. C, Mtd. Riflemen, lost three fingers of his left hand by a sabre cut, in a skirmish at Puente del Midois, March 24, 1847.
Pvt. Henry Neal, Co. B, Mounted Riflemen, near the magazine, by a spent musket ball, on the crown of the head, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. Thomas Waller, Co. B, Mounted Riflemen, shot through the thigh, thigh bone fractured at Los Positos, March 11, 1847.
Musician John Rema, Co. B, 1st Artillery, on the sand hills, lost left arm by cannon shot, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. James Stephen, Co. F, 4th Artillery, in the thigh, badly, March 14, 1847.
Cpl. Spencer, 2d Infantry, March 11, 1847.
1st Lt. D. Davidson, 2d Infantry, slightly, while taking up the line of investment, March 11, 1847.

COL. HARNEY'S COMMAND

Killed:
Cpl. James H. Nicholson, Co. F, 2d Dragoons, in action at Puente de Moreno, March 25, 1847.
Pvt. Henry Hopkins, Co. H, 3d Artillery, in action at Puente de Moreno, March 25, 1847.

Wounded:
2d Lt. Lewis Neill, adjt. 2d Dragoons, severely, beyond the village of Madellin, March 25, 1847.
Pvt. Joseph Marshall, Co. B, 2d Dragoons, severely, at Puente de Moreno, March 25, 1847.
Pvt. Edwin A. Jones, Co. H, 3d Artillery, severely, at Puente de Moreno, March 25, 1847.
Pvt. W. T. Gillespie, Co. B, 2d Dragoons, slightly wounded at Puente de Moreno, March 25, 1847.
Pvt. Lewis Geisel, Co. C, 2d Dragoons, slightly wounded at Puente de Moreno, March 25, 1847.
Pvt. John Smith, Co. K, 2d Dragoons, slightly wounded at Puente de Moreno, March 25, 1847.
Thomas Young, a citizen of Texas, slightly wounded at Puente de Moreno, March 25, 1847.

GEN. PATTERSON'S VOLUNTEERS
Killed:
Pvt. John Miller, Co. G, 1st PA Vols., in the affair on the Madellin Road, by lancers, March 17, 1847.
Pvt. Gothlip Reip, Co.G, 1st Pennsylvania, at the navy battery, March 25, 1847.
Wounded:
Lt. Col. J. O. Dickinson, S. C. Regt., badly, in the affair on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. Ballard, S. C. Regt., in the affair on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. M. Fox, Co. D, 2nd Tennessee, slightly, in action at the Puente de Marino, March 25, 1847, under Col. Harney.
Pvt. Coker, S.C. Regt., slightly, in the affair on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. Phillips, S. C. Regt., slightly, in the affair on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. Hickey, S. C. Regt., slightly, in the affair on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
QM Sgt. B. F. McDonald, Georgia Regt., severely, in the affair on the sand hills, March 11, 1847.
Sgt. Joseph King, Georgia Regt., severely, in the affair on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. Thomas I. Scott, Georgia Regt., slightly, in the affair on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. John G. Ewbank, Georgia Regt.,  slightly, in the affair on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. Henry Lanbeck, Georgia Regt., severely,  in the affair on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Sgt. John Henson, Co. E, 1st Pennsylvania, slightly, on the night of March 9, 1847, on the beach.
Pvt. Ovid C. Burdin, Co. I, 1st Pennsylvania, slightly, on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. Wm. Vandenbeck, Co. I, 1st Pennsylvania, slightly, on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. Andrew Krumer, Co. I, 1st Pennsylvania,  slightly, on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. Theodore Theiss, Co. F, 1st Pennsylvania,  slightly, on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. James Stevens, Co. I, 1st Pennsylvania, slightly, on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. Fay, Co. H, 2d Pennsylvania, slightly, on the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. Wm. R. Ales, Co. A, 2d Pennsylvania, in action at the Puente de Marino, March 25, 1847, under Col. Harney.
Pvt. Daniel Vann, Co. C, 2d Pennsylvania, in action at the Puente de Marino, March 25, 1847, under Col. Harney.
Pvt. Green Woodly, Co. G, 2d  Pennsylvania,  in action at the Puente de Marino, March 25, 1847, under Col. Harney.
Pvt. Hugh Gavin, 1st Pennsylvania,  in action at the Puente de Marino, March 25, 1847, under Col. Harney.
Pvt. John Hubbard, Co. A, 1st Pennsylvania, slightly, during bombardment.
Sgt. R. Williamson, Co. G, 1st Pennsylvania, slightly, at the sand hills, southwest of the city, March 11, 1847.
Pvt. David Harkins, Co. A, 1st Pennsylvania, on piquet.


NAVAL BATTERIES

Killed:
Seaman William Marcus, U.S.S. Mississippi, March 24, 1847.
Quarter-gunner John William, U.S.S. Raritan, March 24, 1847.
Boatswain's Mate John Harrington, U.S.S. St. Mary's, March 24, 1847.
Landsman Daniel McGennis, March 24, 1847.
Seaman John Tookey, U.S.S. Potomac, March 24, 1847.
Midshipman Thomas B. Shubrick, March 25, 1847.
Seaman John Williamson, March 25, 1847.

Wounded:
Lt. A. S. Baldwin, slightly, on March 24, 1847.
Seaman Edward Black, U.S.S. Potomac, slightly, on March 24, 1847.
Seaman Mathias Nice, slightly, on March 24, 1847.
Seaman William Hamblin, slightly, on March 24, 1847.
Seaman Deforest Carey, slightly, on March 24, 1847.
Three seamen, names unknown, March 25, 1847.
 
Sources: Niles' National Register, Baltimore, Maryland, May 1, 1847, pp.132-133 and May 8, 1847, p.159
30th Congress, 2d Session. House Executive Document No. 1: Message from the President of the United States...(Washington, D.C.: Wendell & Van Benthuysen, 1848), pp.1183-1185
30th Congress. 1st Session. Executive Document No. 8: Message from the President of the United States...(Washington, D. C.: 1848?), pp.253-255.