In this letter to his parents, Evans writes that he is in the prison camp with 18 troops from his unit, which he describes as "a healthy place."
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his parents from Camp Ford near Tyler, Texas, April 21, 1864" (1864). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 115.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_08_08_18640421)