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Clement Anselm Evans
Career: Served as judge and Georgia state senator; rose to rank of brigadier general in the Confederate Army, participating in most of the major battles from the Peninsula campaign through Appomattox; became a Methodist minister after the war; published a Military History of Georgia and edited a 12 volume Confederate Military History (authoring two volumes himself); helped found the United Confederate Veterans; also edited (with Allen D. Candler) the four volume Cyclopedia of Georgia. Evans County created and named in his honor in 1914.
This Day in Georgia History February 25 (see year 1833)
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