In this letter to his parents, Evans describes the travels of his unit on the Yazoo River before marching toward Vicksburg and embarking onto a boat on the Mississippi.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his family from on board the Hiawatha, January 3, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence and Diary. 34.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_03_06_18630103)