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
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