William Sammons Grady, Sr. (1821 - 1864)

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Death: Died
Cause of death: killed in the Seige of Petersburg
Managed by: Doug Robinson
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About William Sammons Grady, Sr.

Major William S. Grady, a Confederate officer, who surrendered his life at Petersburg, Virginia. Major Grady, at one time owned the gas works at Athens, Georgia.

He was the father of Henry Woodfin Grady (May 24, 1850 – December 23, 1889) who was a journalist and orator who helped reintegrate the states of the former Confederacy into the Union after the American Civil War.


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Major William S. Grady, Sr. (CSA)'s Timeline

June 10, 1821
May 24, 1850
Age 28
October 21, 1864
Age 43