1861 - 1865
Crane, George P. (also borne on Rolls as Crane, John Price), 1st Lt. Co A. 1st La. Hvy. Arty. En. ---. Rolls from July, 1861, to April, 1862, Present. Rolls from May, 1862, to Aug., 1862, Present. Rolls from May, 1862, to Aug., 1862, Present on special duty as Acting Adjt. Rolls from Sept., 1862, to April, 1863, Present. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured and paroled Vicksburg, Miss., July 4th, 1863. Roll to Oct, 31st , 1863, Present. Roll for Nov. and Dec., 1863, Absent on leave. Special Order, Dec. 27th , 1863. Rolls from Jan., 1864, to June, 1864, Present. Roll for July and Aug., 1864, Absent, sick, in Hospl., Mobile, since Aug. 25th. Roll for Sept. and Oct., 1864, Absent, sick, at Bladin, since Oct. 28th, 1864. Roll for March and April, 1865, Present. On Rolls of Prisoners of War, Paroled May 10th, 1865, age 25 years, eyes blue, hair light, complexion fair, height 5 ft. 10 in., Res. New Orleans, La.
(Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, Compiled by Andrew B. Booth, Commissioner Louisiana Military Records, 1984: p. 473)
Bladon Springs July  1859
Th[is] day we celebrate--the 83d anniversary declaration of Independence--May we celebrate it as a band of brothers and sisters--the dark clouds of disunion which now ---- threateningly over the republic, be dispersed ---- bright sunshine of unity ever cast its ---- rays upon us as a united and independent land.
--from the journal of George P. Crane, 1859