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Nathan George "Shanks" Evans
Birth: Feb. 3, 1824
Death: Nov. 23, 1868

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Born in Marion County, South Carolina, he graduated from West Point in 1848, was commissioned an officer in the 2nd Dragoons and fought the Indians in Texas. With the start of the Civil War, he was commissioned a Major in the Confederate Cavalry and fought at the First Bull Run. Promoted Brigadier General in October 1861, he commanded a brigade of South Carolina troops at the Second Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Vicksburg and Kingston. After the fall of Richmond, Virginia, he accompanied President Davis as far as Cokesbury, South Carolina, where he surrendered to Federal troops. After the war, he engaged in business and was a teacher at Midway, Alabama, until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Evans (1790 - 1845)
  Jane Beverly Daniel Evans (1795 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Ann Victoria Gary Evans (1837 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Nathan George Evans (1861 - 1924)*
  John Gary Evans (1863 - 1942)*
  Barnard Bee Evans (1864 - 1942)*
  Mary Martin Evans (1868 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  Chesley Daniel Evans (1817 - 1897)*
  Thomas Andrew Evans (1822 - 1879)*
  Nathan George Evans (1824 - 1868)
  Beverly Daniel Evans (1826 - 1897)*
  Alfred Evans (1829 - 1904)*
  James Evans (1831 - 1909)*
  Asa Louis Evans (1834 - 1905)*
  William Edwin Evans (1835 - 1893)*
  Mary Jane Evans (1837 - 1839)*
  Sarah Jane Evans Singletery (1840 - 1916)*
  Woodson Evans (1842 - 1859)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tabernacle Cemetery
Cokesbury
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 09, 2000
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