Richmond, Va: Wm. Ellis Jones, 1895. Wraps. Speech on the contributions of the South before and after the Civil War, in which the author focuses on the following subjects: contributions to territorial greatness; the south in our countries wars; contributions to the principles of freedom; growth of the union sentiment; why secession?; contributions to industrial greatness; and the south and the future.
Evans (1833 - 1911) was commissioned in the 31st Georgia Infantry in 1861 and fought at Second Manassas, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg and Spotsylvania. He was promoted to brigadier general in 1864 & was wounded at Monocacy, but continued on to Petersburg and Appomattox.
8vo, 24pp. Printed tan paper wrappers, the upper corner of front wrapper torn away; wrapper creased from being folded. Faint tide mark lower corner of title page, not affecting text. OCLC: 5758520. Good + condition. Item #25496