--Capt. Angus Greenlaun
, an old citizen of Memphis, Tenn.
, was killed on the 17th inst., by the premature discharge of a cannon.
He was born in Richmond, Va.
When the Texas
revolution broke out, he, with other galiant spirits, flocked to the standard of Houston
, and was in most of the battles by which her independence was won. --Upon the establishment and recognition of the Republic
he returned to Memphis
and engaged in steamboating.