In this letter to his family, Bailey informs the Thomas Evans' family that Evans is still a prisoner at Camp Ford. Bailey is a Union soldier from Camp Ford who was exchanged prior to writing the letter. He tells Evans' family that he does not know when Evans might be exchanged and released from prison.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Chas. Bailey letter to the family of Thomas L. Evans from New Orleans, Louisiana, July 26, 1864" (1864). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 121.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_08_14_18640726)