John Robert Gray(1834 - 1910)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 26 in Company D on 27 April 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 5 May, but reduced again to Private on 22 April 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the arm in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted back to Corporal in November, 1862. Surrendered at Appomatox Courthouse, VA on 9 April 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Service details from Company D muster data posted online by Tom Sutton, Jr. Life dates from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 02/22/1834 Birth State: NC |
Death Date: 11/06/1910 Burial Place: Nobles Cemetery, Nobles Mill, NC
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9885]
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