William Gray

William Gray

The charcoal portrait shows William Gray (1843-1920) when he joined the Confederate Army in August 1861 at Courtland, AL. He served with the l6th Alabama Infantry Regiment throughout the war, until he was shot at the Battle of Peachtree Creek near Atlanta.  He went home on furlough and missed the battles of Franklin and Nashville, when the l6th Ala. Regiment was destroyed.
Contributed by :
Howard Brooks July 11, 2004