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Frances and Benjamin McCulloch

 
 
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By Richard Denney, February 4, 2021
1. Frances and Benjamin McCulloch Marker
Inscription.  

Here rest Frances Lenoir McCulloch and her son Benjamin McCulloch

Two of the sons of Alexander and Frances Lenoir McCulloch · Benjamin and Henry Eustace · Were Brigadier Generals in the Confederate Army

Frances Lenoir McCulloch was born April 11 · 1780 Died in Ellis County · Texas · May 10, 1866

Benjamin McCulloch was born in Tennessee November 11 · 1811 ·· Private in the Battle of San Jacinto April 21 · 1836 ·· Killed in the Battle of Elk Horn · Arkansas · March 7 · 1862 while a Brigadier General in the Confederate Army

Erected by the State of Texas 1936
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 14977.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Texas IndependenceWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 30° 15.923′ N, 97° 43.634′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County
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. Marker can be reached from Navasota Street north of East 7th Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is in the Texas State Cemetery, Republic Hill section. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Navasota Street, Austin TX 78702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Tom (here, next to this marker); Judge Abner S. Lipscomb (a few steps from this marker); Bailey Hardeman (a few steps from this marker); Robert Rankin (a few steps from this marker); Martin Parmer (a few steps from this marker); Philip Walker (a few steps from this marker); John Hawkins Singleton (a few steps from this marker); General Moseley Baker (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on February 7, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 6, 2021