Edward Bullock

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Edward Courtenay Bullock (December 7, 1822 – December 23, 1861) was an American politician and Confederate officer in the American Civil War. A two-term State Senator from Eufaula, Alabama, Bullock was a strong supporter of secession. He delivered an address, A Plea for Home Education in the South, to the East Alabama Female College in July 1852 and other, True and False Civilization. An Oration Before the Erosophic and Philomathic Societies of the University of Alabama, in 1858. They illustrated the centrality of slavery to southern thought. When the war began, Bullock resigned his seat and was commissioned as a Colonel with the 18th Alabama Infantry Regiment. He died in service during the war. Bullock County, Alabama was named in his honor.