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[TX] TX Rangers disturbing grave of Shepherd Mullens?
The Texas Rangers Museum in Waco plans to disturb the grave of Shepherd Mullens, along with other graves of historic Texans. Shepherd Mullens (c.1828-1871) was born in Lawrence County, AL and arrived as a slave in Texas in 1854. During Reconstruction, he served as a state legislator from McLennan County, TX.
Below are links to articles by Victoria Mgbemena in Feb. 27, 2008 issue of the Baylor University newspaper, The Lariat Online; and by J.B. Smith in Waco Tribune-Herald of Sunday, March 23, 2008. Both articles are posted at Find a Grave Forum.There’s also a link to a biography of Shepherd Mullens by Alwyn Barr from Handbook of Texas Online.
Texas Museum Discovers Unmarked Grave wacotrib.com article
Dead Wrong - Texas Ranger Museum Follow-up - Find A Grave Forums
For a biography of Shepherd Mullens, see Handbook of Texas Online