He had a short stay in a Savannah hospital. On June 11, 1864 he was captured at Louisa Courthouse, Va.. Evans was sent to Fortress Monroe, Va. June 20th and was transferred to Elmira Prison, N.Y. July 25, 1864.
Pvt. Edward M. Evans was released from prison June 3, 1865. His description: residence, Boston Ga.; complexion, darj; hair, dark; eyes hazel; height, 5 feet 113/4 inches.