He was born in August 1843 (9; 3 (18 in 1861), 4 (18 in 1861), 10 [67 in 1910], 11 [75 in 1920]). He was born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania (3, 9, 10, 11).
When he enlisted, he was a seaman (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 5-3/4 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair (3).
He enlisted and was mustered into service as a private on 18 November 1861, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Captain Gilbert (3). He was a private in company G (1, 13).
He was transferred on 4 December 1861 to company A (1, 4, 6, 12).
He also served in F Dale's Battalion, Pennsylvania Cavalry (5, 7, 12).
In 1881/82, he married Sophia [unknown family name] (9, 10). In 1910, she had had eight children, all of whom were alive (10; 9 [7 in 1900]).
He applied successfully for a pension on 22 June 1886 (5, 7, 12).
In 1890, he was living at 230 Ohio Street, Allegheny, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (8).
In 1900, he was living at 737 Ohio Street, Allegheny City, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (9). He was a dentist (9). He was living with his wife Sophia and children Gertrude, Cecelia, William, John, George, Bertha, and Marcella (9).
He applied for a pension again on 23 February 1907 (5, 12).
In 1910, he was living at 823 Ohio Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (10). He was a dentist (10). He was living with his wife Sophia, and children Cecelia, William, John, George, Bertha, Marcella, and Lawrence, along with three lodgers (10).
In 1920, he was living at 526 Kristle [?] Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (11). He was retired (11). He was living with his wife Sophia, children Cecelia, William, John, George, Bertha, Marcella, and Lawrence, and two boarders (11).
He died on 17 November [?], 1925, at "US [? or 'NS'?] Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania" (5, 12).
Sophia Graham, his widow, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension on 19 [or 11?] December 1925 (5, 7, 12).
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Joseph Graham)
2 Register of men discharged, co.A (Joseph Graham)
3 company A descriptive roll, entry 74 (Joseph Graham)
4 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 6 May 2004 (Joseph Graham)
5 pension index, by regiment (Joseph H. Graham)
6 company G, register of men transferred (Joseph Graham)
7 pension index by name (Joseph H Graham)
8 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Allegheny, 7th precinct 4th ward, supervisor's district 9, enumeration district 195, page 2 (Joseph H Graham)
9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Allegheny County, ward 4, supervisor's district 18, enumeration district 42, microfilm series T623, film 1355, page 195 = 4A handwritten (Joseph H Graham)
10 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburg [sic] City, ward 23, microfilm series T624, film 1306, supervisor's district 23 [?], enumeration district 600, page 201 = 17 [?] A handwritten (Joseph H Graham)
11 1920 US census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburg [sic], ward 23, supervisor's district 24, enumeration district 691, microfilm series T625, film 1526, page 66 = 14A handwritten (Joseph H Graham)
12 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company G (Joseph H Graham)
13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Joseph Graham)
|name||Graham Joseph H.||- Sophia||- Gertrude||- Cecelia||- William||- John||- George||- Bertha||- Marcella [?]|
|birth date||Aug 1843||Mar 1857||Oct 1882||June 1884||Mar 1886||Mar [?] 1889||June 1891||Apr 1893||Apr 1895|
|# years married||18||18|
|mother of how many children?||7|
|# of children living||7|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Dentist||At School||At School||At School||At School|
|# months not employed||0|
|# months in school||9||9||9||9|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
|name||Graham Joseph H||-, Sophia||-, Cecilia E||-, William J||- John A.||-, George H||- Bertha||-, Marcella E||- Laurence J.||Clark, Robert E.||Case, Harry W||Harrea [??] Archibald|
|#years present marriage||28||28|
|mother of # children||8|
|mother of # living children||8|
|mother's birthplace||Pennsylvania||Ger German||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Pennsylvania||Virginia|
|occupation||Dentist||None||None||Attorney||Apprentice||Apprentice||Apprentice||None||None||Leather Splitter||Awning Maker||Conductor|
|nature of industry etc.||At Home||Office||Machine||Machine Shop||Dress maker||Tannary||Awning Co||Street Car|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
|# weeks out of work 1909||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|school since 1 Sep 09||yes||yes||yes|
|owned free or mortagaged||M|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb|
|street||Kristle [?] St|
|dwelling visit number||211|
|family visit number||381|
|name||Graham Joseph H||" Sophia||" Cecelia||" Wm J||" John A||" Geo H||" Bertha||" Marcella||" Lawrence||Bowman Wm||Cramer Victor|
|free/mortgaged (if owned)|
|age at last birthday||75||63||36||33||30||28||26||24||16||40||18|
|year of immigration|
|year of naturalization|
|attended school since Sept 1919||yes|
|father's native language||German|
|mother's native language||German|
|can speak English||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|industry, business||[illegible] Law||Stationary||Machine Shop||Fur Store||Office||-||Insurance|
|number of farm schedule|