WILLIAM A. GRAHAM
16 thTENNESSEE (NEAL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 29 July 1830 in Anderson County, Tennessee
Died: after 1 October 1898 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried:
Parents:

Married: Nancy Langley on abt 1848 in Anderson County, Tennessee
Born: about 1832 in Anderson County, Tennessee
Died: after 1 October 1898 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried:
Parents:

Children:

  1. Robert M. Graham
  2. John F. Graham
  3. Grant Graham
  4. General Sherman Graham
  5. Lewis L. Graham

MILITARY INFORMATION

16 thTennessee (Neal's) Cavalry Regiment
Company C

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Enlisted 14 May 1862 at Washington, TN
  • Enlistment - 31 Aug 1862: Present
  • Sep & Oct 1862: Present
  • Sep 1 - Dec 31, 1862: Present
  • Jan & Feb 1863: Absent on Surgeon's Certificate of disability in Meigs County, TN
  • Feb 28 - Jun 30, 1863: Present
  • Captured at Rhea County, TN and sent to Louisville, KY to prison in Nov 1863
  • Took the Oath of Allegiance on 20 Nov 1863
  • Residence: Rhea County, TN
    • Complexion: Fair
    • Hair: Dark
    • Eyes: Blue
    • Height: 6'
    • Took oath and sent north
  • Captured at Decatur, AL on 7 Nov 1862
  • Captured at Decatur, TN on 17 Nov 1862
  • Prisoner of War Record: Captured 7 Nov 1863 at Decatur and sent to Louisville, KY on 19 Nov 1863
  • Deserted and took the Oath
  • On a list of Deserters from the Rebel Army: discharged 20 Nov 1863, took oath and sent north

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

S1883

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 1 Oct 1898
  • Rejected
  • Residence: Ai, Putnam County, TN
  • Member: 16th Tennessee Infantry
  • Battles: King's work in VA; His horse was killed out from under him. Another horse out from under him.
  • Wounds: rim of his belly injured
  • Born: Anderson County on 29 Jul 1830
  • Enlisted: Mar 1862 in Captain Darvin, Col. Rucker, General Forrest
  • Took the Oath of Allegiance 20 Nov 1863 to keep out of prison
  • Wife is 60 years old.
  • No children living with him
  • Attest: W. A. Daughtry & Mary Daughtry

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Campbell County, TN, Page 326
  • 1860 Census: Rhea County, TN, Page 499
  • 1870 Census: Rhea County, TN, Page 253
  • 1880 Census: Daviess County, IN, Page 534A
  • 1900 Census: