Joseph Graham was a Revolutionary War soldier from the State of North Carolina. Originally born in Pennsylvania, Graham’s family emigrated South in pursuit of a better political climate. Graham served as a soldier for American forces in fifteen Revolutionary War engagements and was severely injured or weakened in several. Following the war, Graham served as a county sheriff, a member of the local court, and in several political appointments. He was also owned an iron manufacturing business and wrote about the war later in his life.