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 Robert Bullock

Robert Bullock

Birth
Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina, USA
Death 27 Jul 1905 (aged 76)
Ocala, Marion County, Florida, USA
Burial Ocala, Marion County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 4536 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General, US Congressman. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he left his law practice, enlisted in the Confederate Army and was commissioned a Captain in the 7th Florida Infantry. At the Battle of Stone's River, he was wounded and at Chickamauga, he led his troops to victory, capturing 150 prisoners. In 1863, he took part in the Battle of Missionary Ridge and was Colonel in command of 7th Florida in the Atlanta Campaign. In 1864, he was promoted Brigadier General in command of a brigade in the Army of Tennessee. His last action was in Franklin and the Nashville Campaign as General John Hood's field commander. After the war, he resumed legal practice and was elected a probate court judge in Marion County, serving 1866 to 1868. In 1889, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first and Fifty-second Congresses, serving until 1893. Not a candidate for renomination, he engaged in agricultural pursuits and was elected judge of Marion County in 1903, serving until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 12 Feb 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4536
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Bullock (8 Dec 1828–27 Jul 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4536, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Ocala, Marion County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .