In this letter to his sister, Evans writes that he is boarding a steamship to Texas and that the mail is being routed through New York as it is much more dependable route.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter his sister Lib from Algiers, Louisiana, December 18, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 100.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_07_06_18631218)