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Gen Henry Eustace McCulloch

Gen Henry Eustace McCulloch

Birth
Rutherford County, Tennessee, USA
Death 12 Mar 1895 (aged 78)
Rockport, Aransas County, Texas, USA
Burial Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 9083 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Born in Tennessee, he moved to Texas as a surveyor in 1835 and was elected a Captain in Gonzales Rangers during the Mexican War. With the secession of Texas from the Union in February 1861, he was appointed Colonel in command of the 1st Texas Cavalry Regiment. In May 1861, his troops captured the 8th US Infantry and he was promoted Brigadier General in command of the Department of Texas in September, 1861. He led his corps through South Texas, Arkansas, Trans-Mississippi and Louisiana. In 1864, he returned to Texas and was in charge of the Western Sub-District of Texas for the remainer of the war. After the war, he was a Texas State Civil administrator.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 10 Apr 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9083
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Henry Eustace McCulloch (6 Dec 1816–12 Mar 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9083, citing San Geronimo Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .