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have zero information pertaining to his movement while in service.
He has 40 carded records in his file! That's quite a large file.
Your great great grandfather served in Co D, 5th South Carolina, Bratton's/Conner's brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. During his 4 years of service, he suffered measles and small pox; was furloughed once for 15 days; was thrice wounded; and surrendered with the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House April 9, 1865.

Here's a chronological summary of the information on the carded records:

Rufus U Evans. Age 24. Enlisted as a Private in Co D 5th South Carolina Infantry April 13, 1861 at SanTuck.
1861
Recorded as present April 13 - July 24, 1861.
Sent to CSA General Hospital Charlottesville, VA admitted July 24, 1861 for measles.
Returned to duty September 17, 1861.
Appears on Company Muster Roll for Sept/Oct 1861 as "absent at Hospital by order of Surgeon Thomson."
Appears on Company Muster Roll for Nov/Dec 1861 as present
Staff of General Hospital Warrenton, Va. requested he be permanently detail as a nurse at that hospital on December 19, 1861.

1862
Detailed as nurse by Sec of War May 24, 1862 at 4th Division General Hospital, Camp Winder, Richmond Virginia and attached to hospital.
Appears on a register of Medical Director's Office at General Hospital No 21 admitted December 1, 1862. Disease varioloid (small pox) Age 27, Transferred to Camp Winder December 11, 1862.
Appears on a morning report of General Hospital No. 21 Maryland / Gwathmy Hospital at Richmond Va. for December 11, 1862. Transferred Dec 11, 1862 to Camp Winder. Furloughed for 15 days, December 19, 1862
Appears on Company Muster Roll for Dec 31, 1861 - June 30, 1862 as "Detailed at hospital"
Present Nov/Dec 1862.

1863
Returned to duty with his regiment from Winder February 11, 1863.
Present Jan/Feb 1863
Present May/June 1863
Present July/Aug 1863

1864
Appears on a list of casualties in Bratton's brigade in the campaign of 1864 Army of Northern Virginia. Wounded hand slight May 6, 1864 (place not stated; Wilderness)
Present July/Aug 1864
Appears on a list of casualties in Bratton's brigade in the campaign of 1864 Army of Northern Virginia. Wounded leg slight August 16, 1864 (place not stated; Second Deep Bottom?)
Present Sept/Oct 1864
Appears on a list of casualties in Bratton's brigade in the campaign of 1864 Army of Northern Virginia. Wounded hand slight October 7, 1864. (place not stated; New Market Road? or Strasburg? or somewhere else in the Shenadoah Valley?)
Present Nov/Dec 1864

1865
Present Jan/Feb 1865
Surrendered with the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House and paroled April 9, 1865.
 
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Rufus Urban Evans immediately volunteered for service following the surrender of Fort Sumter in April 1861 and served with Company D, 5th South Carolina Infantry Regiment of The Confederate States Army. Company D joined for duty and was enrolled in state service April 13, 1861, and was mustered into Confederate service at Orangeburgh by Barnard E. Bee, Lieut. Col. S. C. I., June 4, 1861. At the reorganization in April 1862, it remained in the 5th regiment and retained its letter therein. Company D was composed of men from Union District (County) and Spartanbug District (County).

Rufus Evans appears on a list of wounded and casualties filed with the CSA for Bratton's Brigade of the 5th South Carolina Infantry during the Army of Northern Virginia's campaign of 1864. He is listed with a slight leg wound and a left hand wound. While recuperating from his injuries, Rufus returned to Union District, South Carolina and wed his longtime sweetheart, Josephine Mobley. His loyalty to the Confederacy and the cause led him to return to his unit where he served until the end of the conflict. Rufus Evans appears on the Alphabetical Listing of Soldiers Paroled at Appomattox Court House. This list can be found on the National Park Service website: http://www.nps.gov/apco/historyculture/ paroling-the-army-of-northernvirginia.htm

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He has 40 carded records in his file! That's quite a large file.
Your great great grandfather served in Co D, 5th South Carolina, Bratton's/Conner's brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. During his 4 years of service, he suffered measles and small pox; was furloughed once for 15 days; was thrice wounded; and surrendered with the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House April 9, 1865.

Here's a chronological summary of the information on the carded records:

Rufus U Evans. Age 24. Enlisted as a Private in Co D 5th South Carolina Infantry April 13, 1861 at SanTuck.
1861
Recorded as present April 13 - July 24, 1861.
Sent to CSA General Hospital Charlottesville, VA admitted July 24, 1861 for measles.
Returned to duty September 17, 1861.
Appears on Company Muster Roll for Sept/Oct 1861 as "absent at Hospital by order of Surgeon Thomson."
Appears on Company Muster Roll for Nov/Dec 1861 as present
Staff of General Hospital Warrenton, Va. requested he be permanently detail as a nurse at that hospital on December 19, 1861.

1862
Detailed as nurse by Sec of War May 24, 1862 at 4th Division General Hospital, Camp Winder, Richmond Virginia and attached to hospital.
Appears on a register of Medical Director's Office at General Hospital No 21 admitted December 1, 1862. Disease varioloid (small pox) Age 27, Transferred to Camp Winder December 11, 1862.
Appears on a morning report of General Hospital No. 21 Maryland / Gwathmy Hospital at Richmond Va. for December 11, 1862. Transferred Dec 11, 1862 to Camp Winder. Furloughed for 15 days, December 19, 1862
Appears on Company Muster Roll for Dec 31, 1861 - June 30, 1862 as "Detailed at hospital"
Present Nov/Dec 1862.

1863
Returned to duty with his regiment from Winder February 11, 1863.
Present Jan/Feb 1863
Present May/June 1863
Present July/Aug 1863

1864
Appears on a list of casualties in Bratton's brigade in the campaign of 1864 Army of Northern Virginia. Wounded hand slight May 6, 1864 (place not stated; Wilderness)
Present July/Aug 1864
Appears on a list of casualties in Bratton's brigade in the campaign of 1864 Army of Northern Virginia. Wounded leg slight August 16, 1864 (place not stated; Second Deep Bottom?)
Present Sept/Oct 1864
Appears on a list of casualties in Bratton's brigade in the campaign of 1864 Army of Northern Virginia. Wounded hand slight October 7, 1864. (place not stated; New Market Road? or Strasburg? or somewhere else in the Shenadoah Valley?)
Present Nov/Dec 1864

1865
Present Jan/Feb 1865
Surrendered with the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House and paroled April 9, 1865.
Thank you so much. This information has been extremely helpful.
 
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