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Prentiss, Will. Will Prentiss appeared in sixteen stories in Blue and Gray Weekly in 1904 and 1905, beginning with “At the Front; or, the Boys in Gray in Battle” (Blue and Gray Weekly #2, Aug. 19, 1904).

Will Prentiss is the teenaged son of a Virginia colonel who is also a member of Jefferson Davis’ staff, so when the American Civil War breaks out, Prentiss enlists in the Confederate Army and fights for them throughout the war. At the end of the series Will settles in Virginia.

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