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Confederate (CSV)


Jefferson Green Evans

(c. 1839 - 1909)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 22, from Guilford County, he enlisted as Private, Company D, First North Carolina Infantry on 19 July 1861 in Warren County. He was promoted to Sergeant on 30 March 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, his right elbow broken, at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and admitted to a hospital in Frederick, MD (probably as a prisoner of war) on 4 July. His arm was amputated and he was sent to Baltimore on 23 September and to City Point, VA on 12 November for exchange; he was appointed First Sergeant in September 1863. He absent on furlough by the end of 1864 and was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 16 May 1865.

References & notes

His service from the Roster.1 Personal details from family genealogists, at least one of whom has him as Thomas Jefferson Green Evans. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Sallie Frances Gardner (1864-1948) in September 1886 and they had 6 children.


c. 1839


09/29/1909; burial in Woodland Cemetery, Winston-Salem, NC


1   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 26294]