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Lieut John T. “JAck” Gay

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Lieut John T. “JAck” Gay

  • Birth 1833 LaGrange, Troup County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 27 Apr 1865 Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial LaGrange, Troup County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 7990697

John T.Gay was in 4th Georgia Inf. Ripley's Brigade. he enlisted as a Prvt. on April 26,1861. On June 27,1862 he was promoted to 3rd LT. On Sept 17,1862 Ripley's BD. was part of the counterattack against the Federal lines in the East Woods, Dunker Church, West Woods and Cornfield at Antietam MD. John received his first wound of the war there at Antietam and captured. he was exchanged in Dec'1862. Gay was wounded a 2nd time at Ft. Stevens outside Washington D.C. and again 3rdt time at Ft. Stedman during the Petersburg campain on March 25,1865. on April 9,1865 the war ended with Gen. Lee's surrender. 19 days later John Gay died of his wounds.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Maverick1862
  • Added: 16 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7990697
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut John T. “JAck” Gay (1833–27 Apr 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7990697, citing Stonewall Confederate Cemetery, LaGrange, Troup County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .