Henry E. McCulloch to McArdle, May 13, 1889
Austin May 13th 1889
Professor H. A. McArdle
Yours of the 5th has been
in hand a few days and I Reply at my earliest
convenience as requested by you.
My Brother Gen’l Ben McCulloch was full six
feet high[,] weight about 165 pounds and was as
straight as an Indian! His complexion was fair
Eyes deep blue, hair tolerable light, Beard
heavy and dark brown.
The photograph sent you was a
copy of one taken in Memphis Tenn about the
beginning of the Confederate War and is a good
picture of him at the time it was taken.
He was then in fine health and at his full
Henry E. McCulloch
Henry E. McCulloch to McArdle, May 13, 1889, The Battle of San Jacinto Notebook, The McArdle Notebooks, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.