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Clement Anselm Evans letters to Charles Edgeworth Jones

Clement Anselm Evans letters to Charles Edgeworth Jones

Descriptive Summary

Title: Clement Anselm Evans letters to Charles Edgeworth Jones
Creator: Evans, Clement A. (Clement Anselm), 1833-1911
Inclusive Dates: after 1893
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 4 letters
Collection Number: ms1466
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Clement A. Evans (1833-1911) was a native of Stewart County, Georgia, and, before the Civil War, judge of that county's court and a Georgia state senator. During the war he served with the Army of Northern Virginia as brigadier general and, in November 1864, as division commander and acting major general in John B. Gordon's Corps. After the war he became a Methodist minister, retiring in 1892. He served on the state board of prison commissioners, and wrote diligently about the war.

For more information, see the article Clement Evans (1833-1911) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of four letters signed "Clement A. Evans": dated Atlanta, Georgia, October 3, 1893, "Mr. Charles Edgeworth Jones," regarding Confederate history in Georgia; dated Atlanta, Georgia, May 6, 1908, "My dear Edgeworth," regarding "the annual report as the Historian of Camp 435," and the importance of Edgeworth's services; dated Atlanta, Georgia, July 16, "My dear Edgeworth," regarding the full length portrait; dated Atlanta, November 1, "My dear friend," regarding "colonial and Confederate records."

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Clement Anselm Evans letters to Charles Edgeworth Jones, ms 1466. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America -- History.
Historians -- History -- 19th century.
Jones, Charles Edgeworth

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, after 1893