Gen. Nathan G. Evans, C.S.A


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Gen. Nathan G. Evans, C.S.A

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A half-body glass plate negative portrait of Confederate Brigadier General Nathan George Evans in uniform

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Half-body glass plate negative portrait of General in uniform

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Brigadier General Nathan George Evans "Shanks"
(1824 - 1868)
Home State: South Carolina
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1848;Class Rank: 36
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: Evans' (Independent) Brigade
On the Campaign-Commanded Evans' (Independent) Brigade in Longstreet's Command. The brigade was down to between 120 and 275 men and primarily served to defend its Macbeth Light Artillery, which was praised by Lee for its "well-directed fire".

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