In this letter to his sister, Thomas Evans writes his transition to activity after an illness to his digestive tract. He states that "there is a good deal of sickness in camp." He also describes the activities of his unit, which largely consists of drills and moving camp. He speculates that his unit will move toward Lexington soon.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his Sister from Kentucky, September 30, 1862" (1862). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 11.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_01_11_18620930)