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J.T. Gay

J.T. Gay

Confederate (CSV)


John T. Gay

(1833 - 1865)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Mustered as Private, Company B of the 4th Georgia Infantry on 26 April 1861. Promoted Junior 2nd Lieutenant sometime in 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted 1st Lieutenant after Sharpsburg. Wounded at Fort Stedman (Petersburg, VA) and died in Richmond.

References & notes

Service information and his photograph from Thomas1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.


1833; La Grange, GA


04/27/1865; Richmond, VA; burial in Stonewall Confederate Cemetery, La Grange, GA


1   Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pp. 98 - 123  [AotW citation 2605]