In this letter to his brother, Thomas Evans thanks his brother for harvesting Thomas' corn crop. He also discusses his duties, which includes drilling and being officer of the guards. In a latter addition to the letter, Thomas states that his unit just received their marching orders and will leave camp.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his Parents from Camp Bates, Kentucky, October 07, 1862" (1862). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 14.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_01_14_18621007)