Evan Thomas

Evan Thomas

Georgetown, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Death 26 Apr 1873 (aged 29)
Canby Cross, Siskiyou County, California, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1, Grave 1105-S
Memorial ID 5845750 · View Source
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Civil War Union Army Officer. During the Civil War he served as 1st Lieutenant and commander of Battery C, 4th United States Regular Artillery. The son of Union Army Adjutant General Lorenzo Thomas, he was killed with the rank of Captain on April 26, 1873 by Modoc Indians under Captain Jack at what is now Lava Beds National Monument in California. During this encounter General Edward R.S. Canby was also killed.

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