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 Robert Lee Bullard

Robert Lee Bullard

Birth
Opelika, Lee County, Alabama, USA
Death 11 Sep 1947 (aged 86)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial West Point, Orange County, New York, USA
Plot Section 10, Row A, Grave 4
Memorial ID 8022 · View Source
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United States Army General. A 1885 graduate of the United States Military Academy, he fought as a volunteer in the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, and on the Mexican Border. After the United States entered World War I, he was given command of the 1st Infantry Division, known as the "Big Red One". He led the division in the capture of Cantigny, which was the first independent American action of the war. Performed outstanding service in the rest of the war, rose to Lieutenant General, and was given command of the American Second Army.

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  • Added: 8 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8022
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Lee Bullard (15 Jan 1861–11 Sep 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8022, citing United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .