John GayHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 31st Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted as 2d Sergeant on 5 September 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran1.
Death Date: 09/21/1862 Death Place: Shepherdstown, WV Burial Place: Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV
1 United Confederate Veterans, U Daughters of the Confederacy, and Sons of Confederate Veterans, , Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-01, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76 [AotW citation 5083]
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