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Confederate (CSV)


Taliaferro Sidney Evans

(1827 - 1862)

Home State: Mississippi

Command Billet: Regimental Major

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A lawyer before the war, he was commissioned Captain, Company H, 11th Mississippi Infantry on 1 May 1861 and was elected Major in the reorganization in April 1862. He was wounded at Gaines' Mill, VA in June.

On the Campaign

Colonel Liddell was mortally wounded in the initial skirmishing contact with the Federal I Corps late on 16 September. On the 17th, Lieutenant-Colonel Butler was wounded and his relief Major Evans was killed while in command of the regiment.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Confederate Military Service Record and Field Officers, Regiments & Battalions of CS Army via the Historical Data Systems database.


01/1827; Abbeville, SC


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD