28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865

Pictures - Company F


Pvt. William Drayton "Drake" McCraw
Company F, 28th Georgia
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. His father, George (G.P.) McCraw, and his brother, John A. McCraw were in the 28th Regiment as well. Pictured is his wife Nancy Farmer McCraw. He died in November 1920 and is buried at the Fellowship Baptist Church in Rome, Georgia.
Photos and burial information courtesy of Stam Camp. William Drayton "Drake" and Nancy Farmer McCraw are the great-great maternal grandparents of Stan, Arlette and Greg Camp.


© 2018 The 28th Georgia / 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. All rights reserved.