In this letter to his brother, Evans writes about illness among his unit describing his camp as an "unhealthy place." He names 10 people in his company who have died since leaving Memphis, but remains thankful that he is not in more dire circumstances.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his brother from Youngs Point, February 8, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence and Diary. 43.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_03_15_18630208)