In this letter to his mother, Evans writes about the good weather and good health of his unit near Grand Gulf, Mississippi. Despite the overall good health, Evans reports of two deaths due to illness or fatigue. He also notes hundreds of Confederate prisoners delivered to Grand Gulf.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his mother from Perkens Plantation, May 3, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 62.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_04_18_18630504)