In this letter to his sister, Thomas Evans writes a Union camp of thousands near Falmouth, Kentucky. He describes the diet of Union soldiers including livestock prepared by butchers detailed with the unit. He also mentions hearing a rumor about a Union victory by General Buell over General Bragg.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his Sister from Camp near Falmouth, Kentucky, October 14, 1862" (1862). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence and Diary. 16.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_01_16_18621014)