15 year old Willie Evans fought at Sharpsburg in September 1862 with Captain Parker’s Richmond Battery – “the youngest of all, and the cheeriest and pluckiest of all.” After the war he was an accountant in Richmond and died at age 92 in 1939 – the last surviving member of the battery. His portraits here are from William E. Mickle’s Well Known Confederate Veterans and their War Records (1915).

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