Oct. 3, 1819 Chesterfield County South Carolina, USA
Jan. 12, 1896 South Carolina, USA
Son of William A. Evans and Cynthia Morning Diggs. Husband of Charlotte Shehorn Blakeney.
Served in the Georgetown Reserves,CSA.
Travis Evans: Regiment Name: 4th South Carolina State Troops Company K Soldier's Rank_In Private Soldier's Rank_Out Private
Film Number M381 roll 10
Travis Evans wrote a letter to his wife: Dec 19th 1862 from CAMP CHESTNUT in Georgetown.
Part of the letter reads: "Dear wife, I take the pleasure of writing you a few lines informing you I am not very well. I have a very bad head ache & a very bad cold. I stood all night on guard duty I think was the cause. We get beaf & rice one day & rice & beef next day, sometimes a little sugar. We get plenty such as it is. There has been three deaths in camp since I have been here and a good many are sick............"