The following publications contain information about Henry Mechlin:
Photograph: "More Little Big Horn Faces" • Rare photos of Indian scout Curley, Blacksmith Henry W. B. Meckling and Saddler John G. Tritten are published for the first time. • Greasy Grass, Journal of the Custer Battlefield Historical & Museum Association • Vol. 10 • May 1994.
Article: "Blacksmith Henry Mechling" by David W. Lonich • The 23-year-old blacksmith traveled a long way from his home in Pennsylvania to reach the Little Bighorn but, like many of his surviving comrades, he never forgot his experience. • Greasy Grass, Journal of the Custer Battlefield Historical & Museum Association, Vol. 17, May 2001.