Nathan George Evans papers, 1861-1872.
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Georgia resident; Confederate general. From the description of Manuscript, 1864. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31421784 ...
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, 1861-1...
The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...
West Point, N.Y., was originally utilized as a strategic defense location during the American Revolution. West Point is geographically located on a 100 ft. plateau overlooking the Hudson River. After the American victory Congress created a Corps of Invalids (veterans) that were transferred to West Point for the purpose of instructing candidates for commission. In 1802 Congress legally established the United States Military Academy at West Point. The Academy produced many leaders of American forc...