Kentucky Mounted Riflemen
October 16 to November 24, 1811

My gggg grandfather, Lieutenant Presley D. Ross, fought in the Battle of Tippecanoe. He was the grandfather of my great grandmother, Minnie Ross Austin, who was married to Orville E. Austin in Elkton, Giles County, Tennessee. I have attached the roster of his unit at the time of the battle.

Andy Austin
Miami, FL



Frederick Geiger, Captain Commanding
Presley Ross, Lieutenant
William Edward, Ensign
Daniel McClellen, Sergeant
Robert McIntire, Sergent
Robert Edwards, Sergeant
John Jackson, Sergeant
Steven Mars, Corporal, killed*
John Hicks, Corporal
John Nash, Corporal
Henry Walts, Corporal
Joseph Paxton, Trumpeter


Phillip Allen Thomas Beeler William Brown
James Ballard Charles L. Byrne Charles Barkshire
Joseph Barkshire Adam Berket John Buskirk, wounded*
Robert Barnaba Temple C. Byrne George Beck
Thomas Galliway William Cline John Dunbar
James M. Edwards Richard Finley Nicholas Fleener
Joseph Funk, wounded* John Grimes Isaac Gawthmey
Henry Hawkins James Hanks Zachariah Ingram
Joshua Jest Elijah Lane John Lock
Hudson Martin John Maxwell, killed* Josh Maxwell
Daniel Minor John Ousley Michiel Plaster
Johnathan Pond Samuel Pond Peter Priest
Patrick Shields Edmond Shipp John W. Slaughter
Joseph Smith, killed* Angustus Springer, killed* Thomas Spunks
James Somerville, killed* Wilson Taylor Thomas Trigg
William Trigg Abraham Walk George W. Wells
Samuel W. White Greensbury Wright  

*November 7, 1811

Submitted by Andy Austin