In this letter to his mother, Thomas Evans writes about letters from other family members, his pleasure about hearing of his parents' sweet potato crop, and the potential military draft.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his Mother from Camp Bates, Kentucky, October 04, 1862" (1862). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence and Diary. 13.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_01_13_18621004)