In this letter to his father, Evans writes that he has received news about a flood in Ohio and a poor wheat crop. He also describes the general mood between Union and Confederate troops and his feelings of resentment toward Confederate troops. Evans states that he expects to be sent to Texas.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his father camp 96th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, May 14, 1865" (1865). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 139.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_10_08_18650514)