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George Evans, Civil War Soldier

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George Evans.

Born in Ireland___Son of Thos Evans___By occupation a Laborer___Married___At the age of 27, in June, 1861, enlisted for 3 years in the 10th Reg. Mass. Vol. Infantry___Mustered in July 1861___Assigned to Company "E"___Rank Private with no subsequent changes__
He participated in all the operations of his Reg. in the Peninsula and Maryland campaigns, those before Fredericksburg and those of the campaign in Virginia of 1864. Reenlisted in the winter of 0f 1863 and '64 and rec'd the usual furlough at the expiration of which he reported back. On the muster out of the 10th from the services, the veterans were transferred to the 37th Reg. Mass. Vol. Inf. Evans was assigned to Co. "K". He {unreadable} served faithfully. On the discharge of the 37th the veterans were transferred to 20th Mass. Reg., there on duty near Washington. Shortly after this transfer the 20th was ordered home. Evans returned with the Reg. He was a brave, faithful soldier and ever ready for duty. He was but once wounded__at the battle of Malvern Hill___there but slightly in the right shoulder.
Discharged August 1865.

Date

ca. 1861-1865

Rights

Public Domain

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Citation

“George Evans, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed October 25, 2014, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2815.