The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 55, July 1951 - April, 1952 Page: 85
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General John Lapham Bullis 85
to San Antonio. During the Spanish-American War he saw service
in Cuba and the Philippines. In 1904 he retired in San Antonio
with the rank of brigadier general, having been promoted to that
grade from major by President Theodore Roosevelt, a well-de-
served promotion based on merit alone. He died on May 26,
1911, at San Antonio.29
In December, 1917, his name was chosen for the new military
camp established just north of San Antonio.30 John Lapham Bul-
lis ranks with James Bowie, William B. Travis, and Sam Houston,
after whom other great military posts in Texas have been named.
29General John Lapham Bullis (MS.).
soGeneral Order No. 84, December 16, 1917. Headquarters, Ninetieth Division,
Camp Travis, Texas.
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