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EVANS, Edward I.

    Ebensburg Alleghanian, 26 Nov 1863, Contributed by Patty Millich

Edward I. Evans

Died at the residence of his parents, in this place, on Saturday evening, 21st inst., Edward I. Evans, son of Isaac and Mary Evans, aged about 25 years.

His disease was consumption, contracted in the service of his country. Upon the organization in May, 1861 of the "Cambria Guards," he became a member of the company and went forth to fight the battles of his country. Becoming incapacitated for active service by reason of physical disability several months thereafter he was transferred to a hospital in Washington. Here he remained until six weeks ago when he was discharged from the service and sent home alas! Sent home to die. Kind, courteous, intelligent, the deceased was greatly beloved by a large circle of relatives and fiends who will sorrow and mourn at his untimely demise. His remains were interred in Lloyd's cemetery on Monday, wither a large concourse attended to pay the last solemn rites to the dead. He died in the hope of a blessed immortality above.

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