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

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was appointed Corporal on 15 September 1862.

The remainder 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, Sources, and other 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.

Birth Date: 06/14/1837    Place of Birth: Columbia, SC    
Death Date: 12/20/1874    Death Place: Columbia, SC    Burial Place: 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]

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