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 Clement Anselm Evans

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Clement Anselm Evans Famous memorial Veteran

Birth
Stewart County, Georgia, USA
Death
2 Jul 1911 (aged 78)
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Burial
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA GPS-Latitude: 33.7481320, Longitude: -84.3721823
Memorial ID
4142 View Source

Born in 1833 in Stewart County, Georgia, Evans was a lawyer, legislator, and judge in his pre-Civil War career. During the War for Southern Independence, Evans was elected Colonel of the 31st Georgia Infantry and was wounded five times. In 1864 he was promoted to Brigadier General, and given command of General John B. Gordon's division, which he led until the surrender at Appomattox Court House. After the war Evans was a minister in the Methodist Church for 26 years, and was the editor of the twelve volume "Confederate Military History." Served as Commander-in-Chief of the United Confederate Veterans (UCV) until his death.

Born in 1833 in Stewart County, Georgia, Evans was a lawyer, legislator, and judge in his pre-Civil War career. During the War for Southern Independence, Evans was elected Colonel of the 31st Georgia Infantry and was wounded five times. In 1864 he was promoted to Brigadier General, and given command of General John B. Gordon's division, which he led until the surrender at Appomattox Court House. After the war Evans was a minister in the Methodist Church for 26 years, and was the editor of the twelve volume "Confederate Military History." Served as Commander-in-Chief of the United Confederate Veterans (UCV) until his death.

Bio by: Maverick1862


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  • Added: 8 Dec 1998
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 4142
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/4142/clement-anselm-evans: accessed ), memorial page for Clement Anselm Evans (25 Feb 1833–2 Jul 1911), Find a Grave Memorial ID 4142, citing Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.