The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 54, July 1950 - April, 1951 Page: 451
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The Callahan Expedition, 1855 451
singames "came to their death by being shot by a company of
men unknown to the jury." Thus Callahan's death had been
As a tribute to his memory the Texas Legislature of 1857-1858
named a county in his honor, and in 1931, "as a mark of respect
to this man who contributed so much to the state in its infancy,"
the remains of Callahan and his wife were removed from the
cemetery at Blanco and reinterred in the State Cemetery at
Austin. In the presence of a few relatives, representatives of both
the town of Blanco and of Callahan County, and a delegation
from the Texas Legislature which had adjourned for the pur-
pose, the Callahans' remains were lowered to a place of honor
in a cemetery dedicated to famous Texans.62
6lTexas State Gazette, April 12, 1856; ibid., April g9, 1856; Brown, Indian
62Williamson County Sun, January 8o, 1931.
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