Last Name: Croft
First Name : William Jr.
Middle Name: G.
Subject's State: GA
Subject's Country: United States
Type** : B&W
Comments: William Jr. G. Croft (Nee: ) | GA United States | 1851-1900 | Comments: eBay find ... NOTE: I am not related to this family and do not own the original photograph.
Per the online description: "These two Rebel soldiers in this photo were from Georgia and were members of the "Columbus Flying Artillery". The soldier on the right is identified as William Croft Jr."
Unfortunately, the soldier on the left is unidentified.
Per online Ancestry.com Civil War Service Records:
Name: William G Croft ,
Residence: Muscogee County, Georgia
Enlistment Date: 16 April 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Georgia
Unit Numbers: 301 301
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 16 April 1861
Enlisted in Company G, 2nd Infantry Regiment Georgia on 16 April 1861.
Promoted to Full Junior Lieutenant 2nd Class on 27 November 1861
Discharged for promotion Company G, 2nd Infantry Regiment Georgia on 27 November 1861
Commission in Croft's Btty L A Regiment Georgia on 27 November 1861.
Name: William G. Croft
Unit: Capt. Craft's (Columbus Artillery), Georgia Light Artillery.
Rank - Induction: 2" Lieutenant
Rank - Discharge: 2" Lieutenant
Notes: W G Croft 2 Ga. Inf.
Digital Image Only? YES
Everyone Listed In This Photo:
William Jr. Croft