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 William Preston Graves
  Major, United States Army
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William Preston Graves of the District of Columbia
Appointed from Kentucky, Second Lieutenant, 2nd United States Artillery, 23 March 1862
First Lieutenant, 1 August 1863
Captain, 23 March 1873
Brevetted First Lieutenant, 1 July 1862 for gallant and meritorious services in the Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia
Brevetted Captain, 29 August 1862 for gallant and meritorious service in the Battle of Manassas
Brevetted Major, 2 November 1863 for gallant and meritorious service during the defense of Fort Sanders, Tennessee.
Died 20 January 1889
GRAVES, WILLIAM PRESTON

CAPT/MAJ 2ND KY ARTY BREVET MAJ/2ND US ARTY
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 01/20/1889
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION S-E  SITE LOT 1449
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

GRAVES, HETTY SCOTT WID OF GRAVES, WILLIAM PRESTON
DATE OF DEATH: 01/20/1889
BURIED AT: SECTION 5  SITE LOT 1449
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF WP GRAVES, CAPT PVT MAJ 2ND US ART


Posted: 3 October 2004  Updated: 18 July 2005  Updated: 5 August 2005