Historical records matching Brevet Colonel Beverly D. Evans
About Beverly Daniel Evans
Beverly Daniel Evans was born in Marion, South Carolina on February 6, 1826. Like his brothers, Beverly was also educated at the Marion Academy, where he gained an appreciation for the Classics. Following his graduation, he studied law and was a school teacher. Beverly was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in Charleston in January of 1847. In 1852, Beverly left South Carolina and relocated to Sandersville, Georgia. In Georgia, he resumed his law practice.
At the outbreak of the Civil War, Beverly joined the "Washington Rifles" as a 2nd Lieutenant and became Captain of the Company. He eventually attained the rank of Brevet Colonel of the 2nd Regiment of Georgia State Troops, the Regiment he served with throughout the war. Following the war, Beverly returned home to Sandersville, Georgia and again took up his law practice. He survived and additional 32 years following the end of the Civil War. He died in Sandersville, Georgia on March, 21, 1897 at the age of 71. He is buried in the Old City Cemetery in Sandersville, Washington County, Georgia.