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army officer.

Robert Lee Bullard, American army officer. famous message at the opening of the 2d Battle of the Marne, July 1918, which marked the turning point of the war, concluding with the words, “We are going to counter-attack. Awarded D. Served in United States with regiment during Spanish-American War, and in P.I. during period of insurrection.

Background

Bullard, Robert Lee was born on January 15, 1861 in Youngsboro, Alabama, United States. Son of Daniel and Susan (Mizell) Bullard.

Education

Educated Agricultural and Mech. College of Alabama; Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1885. Doctor of Laws, Columbia University and Alabama Polytechnic Institute.

Doctor of Medical Science, Pennsylvania Military College.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, June 14, 1885. Advanced through grades to colonel, March 11, 1911. Brigadier general, June 16, 1917.

Major general, November 27, 1918. Retired January 15, 1925.

Achievements

  • Famous message at the opening of the 2d Battle of the Marne, July 1918, which marked the turning point of the war, concluding with the words, “We are going to counter-attack.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of numerous articles in magazines, newspapers and military journals.

Membership

Served in United States with regiment during Spanish-American War, and in P.I. during period of insurrection.

Connections

Married Rose D. Brabson.; married second, Mistress. Children: Robert Lee, Peter C., Rose, Keith.

father:
Daniel Bullard

mother:
Susan (Mizell) Bullard

spouses:
Rose D. Brabson

Mistress

children:
Robert Lee Bullard

Peter C. Bullard

Rose Bullard

Keith Bullard