10th Brigade, Indiana Militia – 1833

The following article about the 10th Brigade, Indiana Militia in Switzerland County, Indiana appeared in:
Weekly Messenger – 3 Aug 1833 – Page 3, Column 5 – 17 Aug 1833 – Page 1, Column 1

Printer’s Retreat, July 29, 1833.

The following officers will compose a Brigade Court Martial, and the members thereon, are ordered to convene at the house of Jeremiah Thomas, in Jacksonville, on Monday, the 26th of August, 1833, at ten o’clock, A.M. for the purpose of investigating the charges exhibited against JOHN ALFREY, major of the 14th reg. as exhibited by first sergeant Joseph Mitchel, on the 28th inst.

The court will record all the testimony at full length and lay the same before the general, together with their opinion of the guilt or innocence of said major, on said charge, and what punishment, if any, should be inflicted.


  • Col. John F. Siebenthal, of the 14th regiment, president
  • Col. William Scudder
  • Lieut. col. Pruett Harvey
  • Lieut Col. Colin McNutt
  • Captain Philip Bettens
  • Captain David Scudder
  • Captain James B. Lewis
  • Captain John P. Lillard
  • Captain Isaac McHenry
  • Captain James Scott
  • Captain Eden Edwards
  • Captain Charles S. Smith
  • Captain Samuel S. Hicks
  • Lieutenant Frederick L. Grissard, superintendent
  • Lieutenant Benjamin Detraz, superintendent

Ensign Edwin Storey, of the 14th will act as judge advocate. Schuyler Burns will act as provost marshal.

By order of brigadier general William C. Keen.