Henry Eustace McCulloch

Full Name: Henry Eustace McCulloch
Date of birth: December 6, 1816
Date of death: March 12, 1895

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 7, 1859 6th (4)   7th (1) (2) (3)     Seguin / Guadalupe   Caldwell, Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays
H 63 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th     Seguin / Guadalupe   Guadalupe

(1) Listed in "Senators holding over: Democrats." Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) 7th Legislature - Roll of Senators (holdover Senator), 11/2/1857, pp. 1, 4. Senate Journal.
(3) 7th Legislature - Listed in "large cadre of returning senators," p. 276. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
(4) 6th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats, 11/5/1855, p. 2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, H.E. McCulloch, age 36, native state Tennessee, emigrated from Tennessee in 1837, farmer, postoffice Seguin, Guadalupe County. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Mentioned in Fourteen Hundred and 91 Days in the Confederate Army: A Journal Kept by W.W. Heartsill for Four Years, One Month, and One Day, or Camp Life, Day by Day, of the W.P. Lane Rangers from April 19, 1861, to May 20, 1865, 1954.
  • Texas Rangers. Lieutenant in Jack Hays' rangers. Captain of volunteer company, Mexican War. Confederate States Army, Colonel, 1st Regiment, Texas Mounted Riflemen; Brigadier General. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 54. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
  • Henry Eustace McCulloch. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 12-13, 34-35, 88, Plate No. 21. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in "'Blessed with Peace!' War's Bitter Aftermath," pp. 102-136. Brush Men and Vigilantes: Civil War Dissent in Texas, 2000.
  • Mentioned in "Early History of Guadalupe County," p. 430. Early Settlers and Indian Fighters of Southwest Texas, 1900.
  • Henry Eustace McCulloch (1816-1895), burial in San Geronimo Cemetery, Seguin, Guadalupe County. Includes additional marker listing military and legislative service, and photo from Confederate Veteran. Find a Grave.

Committee Information top

7th R.S. - 1857
Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
Failed Crops  
Indian Affairs  
Petition of Citizens on the Frontier, Relative to Indian Depredations  
Privileges and Elections  
6th R.S. - 1855
Comptroller and Treasurer Books, Examine (Co-Chair) 
Counties and County Boundaries  
Engrossed Bills  
Indian Affairs  
Judicial Districts, Select  
Protection of Western Frontier, Select  
5th R.S. - 1853
Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
Land Office  
Public Buildings  

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