Welcome to AncestralHeroes.com
Ancestral Heroes, Your Ancestors, Fathers, Mothers, Grandfathers, Grandmothers, Uncles, Aunts, Friends, Who Served in the Civil War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, World War I, World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam War, Gulf War.... and defended our freedom.
Evans, Clement A. - Gen.
Gen. C. A. Evans Buried with Honors.
ATLANTA, Ga., July 5.--In the gray uniform of the Southern Confederacy, the body of Gen. Clement A. Evans, soldier, preacher, and past Commander in Chief of the United Confederate Veterans, was laid to rest in Oakland Cemetery here this afternoon. National guardsmen, wearing the blue he once opposed, sounded taps and fired a salute as Gen. Evans's body was lowered into the grave. The funeral was one of the most impressive ever held in this city. The funeral cortege was followed to the grave by Gov. Smith and staff, Gen. Anson Hills, commanding the Department fo the Gulf, U. S. Army; State-house officials, members of the National Guard, Confederate veterans, and members of the Legislature.
The New York Times, New York, NY 6 Jul 1911