William R. GaylordHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Beaufort, he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company I, 3rd North Carolina Infantry on 16 May 1861. Promoted First Lieutenant on 1 July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Probably wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
After the War:
Service information from Moore1. The photograph here from one sold in 2009 by Museum Quality Americana. His name is seen also as Gaylard.
1 Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pg. 112 [AotW citation 9774]
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