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J.T. Gay
J.T. Gay

Confederate (CSV)


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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