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Near Richland in Stewart County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Gen. Evansí Birthplace

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Gen. Evansí Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 13, 2011
1. Gen. Evansí Birthplace Marker
Inscription. Clement Anselm Evans, Brig. Gen. C.S.A., soldier, lawyer, minister, statesman & author was born 3/4 miles W. of here in 1834. Admitted to the bar at 18, elected county judge at 21, state senator at 25, he became a Brig. Gen. and was severely wounded at Monocacy River serving under Gordon who called him “that intrepid leader.” Took part in the last charge of the Army of Northern Virginia commanding Gordonís old division and surrendered under Lee at Appomattox “with guns still hot from firing until the last hour.” Died in 1911.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 128-4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 32° 0.317′ N, 84° 42.383′ W. Marker is near Richland, Georgia, in Stewart County. Marker is on Carter Spur Road (County Route 84) 1.5 miles south of Holder Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richland GA 31825, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Methodist Camp Ground (approx. 3.9 miles away); Westville Symposium
Gen. Evansí Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 13, 2011
2. Gen. Evansí Birthplace Marker
The marker is at the tree line, making it more difficult to see.
(approx. 5.2 miles away); First Seat of Government of Randolph County (approx. 5.7 miles away); Stewart County Academy and Masonic Building (approx. 6 miles away); Lumpkin and Stewart County (approx. 6.1 miles away); County Courthouse (approx. 6.1 miles away); Our Soldiers (approx. 6.1 miles away); Bedingfield Inn (approx. 6.1 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Gen. Evansí Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 13, 2011
3. Gen. Evansí Birthplace Marker
Looking south on County Road 84
Gen. Evansí Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 13, 2011
4. Gen. Evansí Birthplace Marker
Looking north on County Road 84, toward Richland
Gen. Evansí Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 13, 2011
5. Gen. Evansí Birthplace Marker
Looking west toward the actual site of Gen. Evans' birthplace.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 21, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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