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W.F. Gay
W.F. Gay

Confederate (CSV)


William Franklin Gay

(1840 - 1916)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Mustered as Private 7 June 1861 in Company G, 4th Georgia Infantry.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
Wounded again, twice, at the Wilderness. Served through the War.

After the War:
Living in Newborn, Georgia about 1903.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Thomas1. His photograph from one taken in Newton County in 1861 with his brother John, now in the Virtual Vault, Georgia State Archives.

Birth Date: 10/10/1840    
Death Date: 12/31/1916    Death Place: Newborn, GA    


1   Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pp. 87, 157 - 164  [AotW citation 2661]

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