Evans, Nathan George, 1824-1868

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Nathan George "Shanks" Evans (3 Feb. 1824-23 Nov. 1868) was a captain in the 2nd U.S. Cavalry who became a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army; born in Darlington District, S.C.; 1848 graduate of the United States Military Academy; assigned to the 1st Dragoons, with whom he served on the frontier in the West; following surrender, Evans taught school, 1866-1868 in Cokesbury (Greenwood County, S.C.) and in Alabama.

From the description of Nathan George Evans papers, 1861-1872. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 680021787

Place Name Admin Code Country
Confederate States of America
United States
South Carolina
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)


Birth 1824-02-03

Death 1868-11-23


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