Jesse Marling Cullison
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
Private, Corporal and Sergeant, Battery C, 5th U. S. Artillery, 21 May 1897
Second Lieutenant, 2nd U. S. Infantry, 1 October 1899
First Lieutenant, 13 April 1901
Advanced through the rank to Lieutenant Colonel, Infantry, United States Army
Died on 10 July 1925
Buried with full military honors in Section 4 of Arlington National Cemetery.
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CULLISON, JESSE MARLING
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army
28th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division, A.E.F.
Date of Action: July 18, 1918
General Orders No. 44, W.D., 1919
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Jesse Marling Cullison, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action at Laversines, France, July 18, 1918.
Lieutenant Colonel Cullison distinguished himself by doing more than his duty in disposing front-line troops in effective position, fearlessly subjecting himself to danger in order to accomplish his task and thereby inspiring the officers and men of his brigade to valorous and successful attack.
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 07/10/1925
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION D SITE LOT 2622
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 26 December 2004 Updated: 17 September 2005 Updated: 24 December 2006 Updated: 17 October 2007
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007
Pyhoto By M. R. Patterson, 3 December 2004