28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865

Burial Sites - Company F

Photo: Stan Camp
Pvt. William Drayton "Drake" McCraw - Company F, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. William Drayton "Drake" McCraw enlisted on July 22, 1861. The roster appears without remark as to presence or absence on roll dated August 31, 1861. Pension records show he was wounded and permanently disabled at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Enlisted in Johnson's Regiment, Georgia Militia and was paroled at Kingston, Georgia on May 12, 1865. Born in Cherokee County, Georgia on January 19, 1843. He died in November 1920 and is buried at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Rome, Georgia.

Burial information courtesy of Stan Camp, great-great grandson of William Drayton "Drake" McCraw.

Pvt. Elijah Newton Wilson - Company F, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Elijah Newton Wilson enlisted March 1, 1862 in Co. F, 28th Georgia Regiment for duration of the war. Wounded on July 1, 1862 in the Seven Days Battle at Malvern Hill, Virginia, with a gunshot wound to the face and esophagus. On July 3, 1862 he was admitted to the Chimborazo Hospital No. 4 in Richmond, Virginia, and died from wounds on July 20, 1862. He is buried in the Confederate Section (Section C) of the Oakwood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.

Information courtesy of Paul S. Wilson, great-great grandson of Elijah Newton Wilson.


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