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Confederate (CSV)


James M. Graham

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old student from Cokesbury, Abbeville District, he enlisted as Private, Company B, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on Maryland Heights, MD near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He returned to duty about March 1863 and was wounded again, by a gunshot to his elbow, at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863. He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA to 15 August, then furloughed for 30 days. He was wounded for the third time, by a gunshot to his right leg at Spotsylvania Court House on 12 May 1864. He was then in hospitals in Richmond and Columbia, SC. He was surrendered on 26 April 1865 and paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1


c. 1840


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 516-17  [AotW citation 24518]