|Death: ||May 27, 1928|
85th ILL Inf Co I
History of the 85th Illinois Volunteers
Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Henry J. Aten
Pages 470 - 481
CORPORAL WILLIAM A. GRAHAM, aged twenty-three, single, farmer, born in Washington, Fayette county, Ohio, and enlisted from Duncan's Mills, Ill. He was promoted to be corporal; served with his company to the close of the war, and was mustered out with the regiment.
Company I was enrolled by William H. Marble under date of August 1, 1862, in that part of Fulton county bordering on the Illinois river. The records of the company show that there were carelessly kept, and are very defective in many respects.
The company was organized at Marble's mills by the election of the following commissioned officers: William H. Marble, captain; David M. Holstead, first lieutenant, and Hugh McHugh, second lieutenant.
One man was killed in action, and 12 were wounded who lived beyond the close of the war, 4 officers resigned, 2 were mustered out with the regiment and one was promoted, 18 men were discharged, 11 died of disease, 5 were transferred and 21 returned home at the close of the war.
In the individual sketches which follow an attempt is made to give a concise statement of the history of each member of the company, each of whom may look back with pride upon the results of the war, and rejoice in the fact that it was his privilege to bear an honorable part in the great struggle for freedom.
John Graham (1805 - 1874)
Malinda Thomas Graham (1818 - 1910)
Hester Ann Hukill Graham (1849 - 1921)
James Robert Graham (1867 - 1945)*
Jesse Thomas Graham (1870 - 1965)*
Harvey A Graham (1877 - 1879)*
Scotty Graham (1880 - 1882)*
Della V Foutch (1884 - 1890)*
Mahala Graham Foutch (1838 - 1856)*
William Allen Graham (1839 - 1928)
Francis M Graham (1848 - 1934)*
Jasper R Graham (1857 - 1935)*
James Orr Graham (1860 - 1934)*
Leonard Parker Graham (1865 - 1930)*
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