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Confederate (CSV)


John L. Evans

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company B, 51st Georgia Infantry, date not known.

On the Campaign

He was probably left behind, sick, and was captured on the Maryland Campaign.

The rest of the War

He died of typhoid fever at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 11 October 1862.

After the War

Originally buried "along the west side and in cemetery at Frederick [Maryland]" he was probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Hospital details from the Patient List.2 He's not found in standard rosters for the regiment. He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD, and may still be buried there.


10/11/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4662]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #9.608  [AotW citation 19647]