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. Francis McLean, late of the Ben McCulloch Rangers, has been tendered the position of Lieutenant Colonel of a regiment commanded by Colonel J. C. Morehead, of Kentucky, a nephew of Governor Morehead, imprisoned for his loyalty to the South in Fort Lafayette. The regiment is of the Army of the West, under Beauregard, and composed of artillery, cavalry and infantry. Captain McLean was an officer in the celebrated Texas Ranger regiment during the Mexican war — a regiment commanded by Col. Jack Hays, Lieut. Col. Ben McCulloch, and Major Chevallie. He is the only surviving person who escaped from the attack made by a large band of guerrillas on a party of Rangers near China, Mexico, known as the Dr. Alsbury massacre, in September, 1846. Captain McLean was, also, with Col. J. C. Morehead, who commanded the forces in several campaigns against the Indians on the line between the Southeastern part of California and the Indian Territory, in the years 1849-50. Gen. McCulloch expressed an