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Cdv of General Lawrence P. Graham- Seminole War, Colonel 4th US Cavalry
Cdv of General Lawrence P. Graham. Image is in very fine condition, Anthony, NY b/m.
Please see his biography below.

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Graham, Lawrence P., brigadier-general, was born in Amelia county, Va., Jan. 8, 1815. He was appointed 2nd lieutenant in the 2nd dragoons in 1837, was subsequently promoted 1st lieu- tenant and captain, and on June 14, 1858, major. He was made lieutenant-colonel of the 5th cavalry in Oct., 1861, colonel of the 4th cavalry, May 9, 1864, and was promoted brigadier- general U. S. A. by brevet March 13, 1865, for meritorious services during the Civil war. He took an active part in the Seminole war in Florida from 1837 to I842, being present at the battle of Lochahatchee, and in the Mexican war won the brevet of major for gallantry in the engagements of Palo Alto and Re- saca de la Palma. In Aug. 1861, he was commissioned brigadier- general in the volunteer army, and in 1862 he raised and com- manded a brigade of cavalry in the Army of the Potomac. He af- terward acted as president of a general court-martial in St. Louis, and of a board for the examination of invalid officers at Annapolis. He was mustered out of the volunteer service Aug. 24, 1865. Gen. Graham was retired at his own request, Dec. 15, 1870, after more than thirty years of continuous serv- ice in the army.

Source: The Union Army, vol. 8