In this letter to his parents, Evans writes about illness amongst his regiment resulting in five deaths amongst his regiments command. He writes they have set up camp across the Mississippi River from Vicksburg.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his parents from Youngs Point, January 25, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence and Diary. 40.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_03_12_18630125)