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 Lawrence Pike Graham

Lawrence Pike Graham

Birth
Amelia County, Virginia, USA
Death 12 Sep 1905 (aged 90)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1, Site 433
Memorial ID 12595 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. A career military officer, at the start of the Civil War, he was appointed Brigadier General of a Brigade in the Army of the Potomac. In 1862, he directed the Siege of Yorktown and was Chief of Cavalry to the camp of instruction near Annapolis, Maryland, in 1863. For the remainer of the war, he acted as President of a General Courts Martial and on the Board for Examination of Invalid Officers at Annapolis. After the war, he served various frontier posts, until retiring in December 1870. He became one of the most Shakesperean scholars in Washington, D.C. where he lived until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 17 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12595
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lawrence Pike Graham (8 Jan 1815–12 Sep 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12595, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .