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Image from page 127 of “Sponsor souvenir album : history & reunion (1895)” (1895)
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Title: Sponsor souvenir album : history & reunion (1895)
Year: 1895 (1890s)
Authors: United Confederate Veterans
Subjects: United Confederate Veterans — Anniversaries, etc United States — History — Civil War, 1861-1865 — Anniversaries, etc.
Publisher: [Columbus, Ohio : Terry Engraving Co., 1895.]
Contributing Library: Houston Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation
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om Louisiana and Evans brigade of Georgians. GeneralEvans commanded this division to the final surrender at AppomattoxC. H. Returning home, he entered the ministry when about thirty-twoyears of age, and for twenty-five years filled prominent offices in hischurch. He has, from time to time, engaged in public affairs and con-ducted several important business enterprises with uniform success.Accepting the results of the war, he has urged the restoration of his stateand the South to their well-deserved prosperity and absolute equality withall sections in the restored Union, and has taken advanced ground ininviting proper immigration and capital from any part of the country.General Evans is now major general of the Georgia division, L^nited Con-federate Veterans, and a member of the Historical Committee, of whichGeneral S. D. Lee is chairman. 123 MISSOURI DIVISION. Major General J. O. Shelby, commander, Adrian, Mo.; Colonel H. A.Newman, adjutant g-eneral and chief of staff, Huntsville, Mo.
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GENERAL J. O. SHELBY. O. SHELBY, commander of the United Confeder-ate Veterans in Missouri, is a Tennessean by birthand a grandson of Governor Shelby, one of theheroes of Kings Mountain. He was reared inLexington, Ky., and moved to Lafayette county,Mo., just prior to the opening of the war. Heraised, armed and equipped a company and wasa participant in the first battles of Missouri;Carthage, Oak Hill, Lexington and Pea Ridge,and went to Corinth after the battle of Shiloh. Hisactivity and address attracted attention from his superior officers and hewas commissioned to raise a regiment in Missouri. Taking with himhis old company, he went to the Missouri river and came back to Arkan-sas with a full regiment, killing and capturing enough to arm and equiphis command. From this on his career was remarkable, and he was toArkansas and Missouri what Stuart was to Virginia, Forrest to Ten-nessee and Morgan to Kentucky. He was badly wounded at Helena,commanded a division in the Price raid in Mis
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