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Evander Mciver Law, American soldier.

Background

Law, Evander Mciver was born on August 7, 1836 in Darlington, South Carolina, United States. Son of E. Augustus and Elizabeth (McIver) Law.

Education

Graduate South Carolina. Military Academy of Charleston, 1856. Admitted to bar, Yorkville, South Carolina., 1868.

Career

Professor history and belles lettres, King’s Mountain Military Academy, 1857-1860. Entered C.S.A., April 1861, as lieutenant colonel 4th Alabama Infantry. Colonel same, October 1861.

Brigadier general, October 3, 1862. Major general, March 20, 1865. Superintendent S. Florida Military Institute, 1894-1903.

Commander Florida Division U.C.V., 1899-1903, honorary commander for life, since 1903.

Connections

Married Jane E. Latta, March 9, 1863.

father:
E. Augustus Law

mother:
Elizabeth (McIver) Law

spouse:
Jane E. Latta