Reece Gullet served in the War of 1812, for which service he received a a land warrant for service as a private in the company commanded by Captain Wyly Martin, 3rd Regiment United States Riflemen (Warrant 22544). This was a post-war Rifle Regiment. He was earlier in the 2nd Regiment West TN Militia under Col. Alexander Loury and Lt. Col. Leroy Hammons. This Regiment operated from Sept 1814 to Apr 1815 and was composed of men mainly from Davidson, Warren, Humphreys, Lincoln, Maury, Robertson, Smith, Sumner, White, and Williamson Counties. Part of General Nathaniel Taylor's brigade, this regiment was scattered throughout the Creek territory and the vicinity of Mobile to man the various forts in the region: Forts Jackson, Montgomery, Claiborne, and Pierce.