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Captain John Evans

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 24, 2017
1. Captain John Evans Marker
Inscription.

Sacred
To the memory of
My beloved Husband
Capt. John Evans.
Of 2nd Reg. Del. Vols.
After having distinguished himself
at the Battles of Gains Mills [sic],
Savage Station, Peach Orchard,
White Oak, Malvern Hill,
Antietam,
Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville,
Gettysburg, Auburn Hill,
Bristoe Station, Mine Run, and
Wilderness,
He fell in the pride of early Manhood
May 10th 1864,
At the Battle of Spottsylvania [sic]
Court House, Va.
In the 27th year of his age.
———————
He was a true and faithful follower
of Christ from early Youth.
He rests in peace.

 
Erected by Mrs. John Evans.
 
Location. 39° 39.649′ N, 75° 33.769′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Delaware, in New Castle County. Touch for map. Marker is in the Immanuel Episcopal Church on the Green Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Harmony Street, New Castle DE 19720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mary Wansey (here, next to this marker); Midshipman John Stockton, United States Navy (within shouting distance of
Captain John Evans Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 24, 2017
2. Captain John Evans Monument
this marker); George Read (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Patriots in the Immanuel Churchyard (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named George Read (within shouting distance of this marker); Frenchtown Railroad Sleepers (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheriff's House and County Jail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
 
Also see . . .
1. 2nd Delaware Volunteer Infantry. (Submitted on April 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 2nd Delaware Infantry Records at Delaware Public Records. (Submitted on April 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Captain John Evans Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 24, 2017
3. Captain John Evans Monument
The former Academy in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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