In this letter to his sister, Evans writes he and some of his colleagues built a new cabin for themselves and that other troops built a new church. He also writes about the weather, which has been below freezing, his feeling that the war will end soon, and the Union capture of Fort Fisher.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his sister Sallie from the mouth of the White River, Arkansas, January 28, 1865" (1865). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 144.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_09_06_18650128)