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The Daily Dispatch: August 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], Sketch of the life of Ben McCullough. (search)
ugh was born in Rutherford county, Tenn, in 1814 His father, Alexander McCullough, was aid de-camp to Gen. Coffee, and fought under Gen. Jackscaution, and if a man's gun snapped he lost his breakfast. Young McCullough frequently killed as many as eighty bears during a season, and ney were to make their Christmas dinner off the hump of a buffalo. McCullough again arrived too late, and finding the party gone, he proceeded sick, and he did not recover until after the fall of the Alamo. McCullough's disappointment was very great at not being able to join the galhis brave little band, after having killed 900 of the enemy. McCullough, on joining the Texan army under Gen. Sam Houston, was assigned tn prisoner, and his army of 1,500 men killed or taken prisoners. McCullough afterwards settled in Gonzales county, Texas, and was employed onU. S. Marshal of Texas was given him by President Pierce. Gen. McCullough was married three or four years since, and a characteristic st