|Death||Oct. 19, 1888|
|Cemetery||Danbury Marion (Danbury)|
|Unit||119th Illinois Infantry, Company I|
Private Fleming M Graham
Company I, 119th Illinois Infantry
Graham was born in Juniata County, Pennsylvania in 1842. He was residing in Clayton (Adams County), Illinois when he enlisted in the regiment on August 12, 1862. Graham was mustered on October 7, 1862. He served about 35 months before being mustered out on August 26, 1865 at Mobile, Alabama.
The 119th Illinois Infantry was organized and mustered at Quincy on October 7, 1862. The regiment was involved in several major battles and operations during the War. Some of them include:
Battle of Pleasant Hill (LA) (April 9, 1864).
Pursuit of Confederate General Sterling Price (AK/MO) (September 17-November 19, 1864).
Battle of Nashville (TN) (December 15-16, 1864).
Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely (AL) (March 26-April 8, 1865).
Graham died on October 19, 1888. He is buried in the Danbury-Marion Cemetery in Danbury (Red Willow County), Nebraska. The Graham Post (#298) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Danbury is named for him.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.