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W.F. Gay

W.F. Gay

Confederate (CSV)


William Franklin Gay

(1840 - 1916)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Mustered as Private 7 June 1861 in Company G, 4th Georgia Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Wounded again, twice, at the Wilderness. Served through the War.

After the War

Living in Newborn, Georgia about 1903.

References & notes

Basic information from Thomas1. His photograph from one taken in Newton County in 1861 with his brother John, now in the Virtual Vault, Georgia State Archives.




12/31/1916; Newborn, GA


1   Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pp. 87, 157 - 164  [AotW citation 2661]