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Benjamin McCulloch
Full Name: Benjamin "Ben" McCulloch
Date of birth: November 11, 1811
Date of death: March 7, 1862

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H Gonzales Feb 16, 1846 - Dec 13, 1847 1st (1)     Unknown / Gonzales   DeWitt, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Lavaca

(1) Democrat. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch p. 129. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • MCCULLOCH, BENJAMIN (1811-1862). Relatives - Benjamin McCulloch and Henry Eustace McCulloch, brothers. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Lone Star Junction, 1995.
  • McCulloch, Benjamin. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Texas Army, First Lieutenant, Texas Revolution, "At the battle of San Jacinto he commanded one of the famed Twin Sisters and won from Houston a battlefield commission as first lieutenant." Texas Rangers, First Lieutenant. Texas Mounted Volunteers, Company A, Jack Hays' 1st Regiment, Mexican War. United States Army, Major of United States volunteers. Confederate States Army, Colonel; Brigadier General, appointed 3/11/1862, the "second-ranking brigadier general in the Confederate Army and the first general-grade officer to be commissioned from the civilian community." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 71-91. Ten More Texans in Gray, 1980.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 35-36. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
  • Benjamin McCulloch. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, Texas State Troops; Brigadier General. Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 11-12, 51, 87-88, Plate No. 20. One of the Confederate general officers from Texas killed in battle on 3/7/1862 at the Battle of Elk Horn Tavern, Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in "Early History of Guadalupe County," p. 430. Early Settlers and Indian Fighters of Southwest Texas, 1900.
  • Committee Informationtop
    1st R.S. - 1846

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