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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 Sharpsburg

From Beaufort, he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company I, 3rd North Carolina Infantry on 16 May 1861. Promoted First Lieutenant on 1 July 1862.

On the 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]