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Pvt Peleg H Evans
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Birth: 1827
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1863
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Peleg was married to Cornelia Catlin Smith. They had four children together:
Helen M Evans (b: 1849 in New York)
William Evans (b: 1851 in New York)
George Evans (b: 1853)
Lyman Evans (b: 1855)
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From Civil War military records:
Evans, Peleg H. Age 35.
Residence Magnolia,Iowa nativity New York.
Enlisted Aug. 18, 1862 into Co C 29th Iowa Infantry.
Mustered Nov. 9, 1862 Camp Dodge, Council Bluffs,Iowa.
Wounded severely July 4, 1863, Battle of Helena, Ark.
Union defenses outnumbered 3 to 1 were attacked by a force of approx. 10,000 Confederates however at the end of the day the union still held the ground.
Peleg died of wounds July 13,1863, Memphis, Tenn.
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No burial site listed. Assume Memphis Nat. Cemetery possibly as unknown since many headboards no longer legible or vandalized by time permanent markers placed. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Cornelia Catlin Smith (1830 - 1913)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Birth year based on age at enlistment
 
Burial:
Memphis National Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: K L Bonnett
Record added: Jul 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73738056
Pvt Peleg H Evans
Added by: Bruce and Wendy Linz
 
Pvt Peleg H Evans
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No headstone marks the grave of Private Peleg H. Evans. If he is buried in the Memphis National Cemetery he lays under a simple headstone marked "UNKNOWN U. S. SOLDIER", like this one. The Memphis National Cemetery has the second-largest group of unknowns...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 2, 2012
Dona Nobis Pacem.
- Bruce and Wendy Linz
 Added: Oct. 2, 2012
 
 
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