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G.W. Gaddy

G.W. Gaddy

Confederate (CSV)


Geoge Washington Gaddy

(1827 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 38th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A DeKalb County resident, he mustered as Private, Company A, 38th Georgia Infantry on 26 September 1861. He was promoted to 5th Sergeant in April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database, which has him as G.W. Gaddy. Details from family genealogists. Family lore says he was killed by an artillery round at Sharpsburg. His memorial is on Findagrave, source also of his picture, from a heavily colored photograph of unknown provenance posted by Jonathan and Valerie Proffitt. He left at least five children.


1827; Anson County, NC


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19575]