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Confederate (CSA)


Oliver Few Evans

(1830 - 1910)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A brick mason in Macon, he enlisted as Sergeant, Company H, 12th Georgia Infantry on 9 June 1861. He was commissioned Lieutenant on 21 January 1862. He was wounded in action at McDowell, VA on 8 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Captain to date from 17 September. He was appointed to General Sorrel’s staff as Captain and Assistant Adjutant General in November 1864, and was again wounded, in the thigh in action at Ft. Stedman, VA 25 March 1865.

After the War

He lived in Macon, GA.

References & notes

Service from Krick.1


12/22/1830; Macon, GA


10/08/1910; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, GA


1   Krick, Robert E.L., Staff Officers in Gray; A Biographical Register of the Staff Officers in the Army of Northern Virginia, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003, pg. 124  [AotW citation 17547]