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W.R. Gaylord
W.R. Gaylord

Confederate (CSV)


William R. Gaylord

Home 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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