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EVANS, JAMES

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Went out in front of the line under a fierce fire and, in the face of the rapidly advancing enemy, rescued the regimental flag with which the color bearer had fallen.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Captain) Company H, 62d New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 New York, New York

Citation

Went out in front of the line under a fierce fire and, in the face of the rapidly advancing enemy, rescued the regimental flag with which the color bearer had fallen.