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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Evander Byrd

(1844 - 1913)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered in to Company H, 8th Florida Infantry on 1 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. He was captured at Farmville, VA on 6 April 1865, held at Newport News, VA until taking the Oath of Allegiance 24 June.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Florida1. His gravesite is on Findagrave, source of additional details.

Birth

1844; Marion County, SC

Death

08/27/1913 Hamilton County, FL; burial in Geiger Cemetery, Jasper, FL

Notes

1   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pp. 201 - 204  [AotW citation 15523]