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W.T. Gregory

W.T. Gregory

Confederate (CSV)


William Thomas Gregory

(1825 - 1862)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A prosperous planter in Gadsen and Liberty Counties, he was one of 7 members of the 1860 Florida Secession Convention who voted against leaving the union (the vote was 62-7). He mustered at Apalachicola as Captain, Company H, 5th Florida Infantry on 10 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was furloughed from the hospital in October and reached home, where he died from his wounds on 17 or 18 December 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the State of Florida,1 which has his death date as 18 December. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1850 & 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture here from a photograph kindly shared by 3x great-grandson Russell Suber.

He married Permelia Ann "Annie" Hawkins (1831-1910) in about 1846 and they had as many as 5 children.


07/18/1825 in FL


12/17/1862; Liberty County, FL; burial in Sycamore Cemetery, Gadsden County, FL


1   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pp. 147 - 151  [AotW citation 15482]