Robert Lee Bullard - West Point NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 41° 23.896 W 073° 57.993
18T E 586390 N 4583484
Quick Description: United States Army General. During 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.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 7/21/2020 9:29:58 AM
Waymark Code: WM12VRM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 1

Long Description:
He is buried in the United States Military Academy Post Cemetery in Section 10, Row A.
Description:
From Find A Grave: 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.


Date of birth: 1/15/1861

Date of death: 9/11/1947

Area of notoriety: Military

Marker Type: Monument

Setting: Outdoor

Fee required?: No

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