John T. Gay(1833 - 1865)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Mustered as Private, Company B of the 4th Georgia Infantry on 26 April 1861. Promoted Junior 2nd Lieutenant sometime in 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted 1st Lieutenant after Sharpsburg. Wounded at Fort Stedman (Petersburg, VA) and died in Richmond.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service information and his photograph from Thomas1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.
|Place of Birth: La Grange, GA |
Death Date: 04/27/1865 Death Place: Richmond, VA Burial Place: Stonewall Confederate Cemetery, La Grange, GA
1 Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pp. 98 - 123 [AotW citation 2605]
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