In this letter to his parents, Evans writes that his regiment is near Paris on its way to Lexington, Kentucky. He also mentions guard duty over Confederate prisoners from Mt. Sterling and condition of a person named Mains. In an addition to the letter written on October 27, Evans writes that he took a train to Cincinnati, where he appears to be on leave and had his picture taken.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his parents from Camp near Nicholasville, Kentucky, October 26, 1862" (1862). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 21.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_02_04_18621026)