MCLEAN, JOHN (1844 ~ 1931). Confederate veteran John McLean was born in 1844 in Barbour County, Alabama.
During the Civil War he served in Company G, 2nd Arkansas Infantry Volunteers in the Army of Tennessee. McLean's unit served throughout the war and fought at the Battle of Shiloh, where it suffered heavy casualties. The 2nd Arkansas Infantry surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, on April 26, 1865.
McLean moved to Texas in 1872 and had lived in Rogers, Bell County for six months before his application for a Confederate pension. Before that he lived in Upson County, Georgia.
McLean was an unmarried farmer before his admittance to the Confederate Men's Home in Austin on July 14, 1926. He died at the Home on February 15, 1931 and was buried at the Texas State Cemetery.
Information taken from Texas State Cemetery file materials.