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W.K. Evans

W.K. Evans

Confederate (CSV)


William Kiels Evans

(1837 - 1874)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company D, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 5 December 1861 at Adams Run, SC at age 27.

On the Campaign

He was appointed Corporal on 15 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded slightly in action while bearing the colors at Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863. Treated at the Fairgrounds Hospital, Atlanta, GA. Detached indefinitely for duty with the South Carolina Railroad on 15 November 1863 and promoted Sergeant by May 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1. His picture from a photograph courtesy of Gordon Jones, Atlanta, GA as published by Davis. His gravesite, which has him as William Keils Evans, is on Findagrave.


06/14/1837; Columbia, SC


12/20/1874 Columbia, SC; burial in Elmwood Memorial Gardens, Columbia, SC


1   Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pg. 161, Roster  [AotW citation 15960]