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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Evans Sheffield

(c. 1834 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Antietam

He was an unmarried 27 year old farmer from Evergreen, AL when he enlisted as Private on 31 August 1861 in Company E, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was wounded at Gaines Mill, VA in 1862.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863.

After the War

He was killed by a falling tree in Conecuh County, AL after the War

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1.

Birth

c. 1834 in GA

Death

Date not known Conecuh County, AL

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15572]