In this letter to his family, Evans writes that Union forces have captured Mobile, Alabama. He details the movements and actions of his unit moving from Spanish Fort across Mobile Bay toward Mobile. Evans reports that his unit continued by railroad out of Mobile and proceeded to describe some of the people he saw in Mobile before his quick departure.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his family Whistler Station, Alabama, April 15, 1865" (1865). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 135.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_10_03_18650415)