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Confederate (CSV)


Gilbert Maynard

(c. 1831 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 29 year planter in Lowndes County, AL. He enlisted as a Private in Company E (later M), 6th Alabama Infantry on 17 April 1861 at Hayneville (mustered in May in Montgomery), and transferred to Company K of the 5th Alabama Infantry in about April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in Richmond by 23 September and furloughed home. By May 1863 he was listed as home on furlough and overdue to return, and in 1864 he was dropped from the rolls as a deserter.

After the War

He was again living in Lowndes County at the 1866 Alabama State Census.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3; thanks to Miles Krisman for the pointer to him. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.

He married Mary E McDonald (1840-) in November 1855 and they had two children by 1859.


c. 1831 in SC


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 28001]