Clement Anselm Evans letters to Charles Edgeworth Jones

Clement Anselm Evans letters to Charles Edgeworth Jones

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Evans, Clement A., (Clement Anselm), 1833-1911
Title: Clement Anselm Evans letters to Charles Edgeworth Jones
Dates: 1893-1910
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet (1 folder; housed in 1 document box with minor collections MS 1462 to MS 1469)
Abstract:The collection consists of four letters, all to Charles Edgeworth Jones, covering the period from one year after Evans' retirement to the year before his death. The letters refer to Confederate history, its writing and retention, as well as several favors Jones has performed for Evans.
Coll. Number: ms1466(m)

Biographical/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.

Charles Edgeworth Jones was a Civil War historian.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America--Historiography.
Confederate States of America--History.
Evans, Clement A., (Clement Anselm), 1833-1911 -- Correspondence
Generals--Confederate States of America--Correspondence.
Historians--History--19th century.
Jones, Charles Edgeworth -- Correspondence
Judges--Georgia--Stewart County--Correspondence.

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.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Evans-Stephens papers, 1827-1971.

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