In this letter to his brother, Evans writes about improvements his unit made to their rifle pit and how the Union forces are in the same position as when he last wrote. He also names several dead and ill soldiers. on an addition to the letter on June 9, he writes they are in the same position and an African American unit that defeated Price's army at Youngs Point.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his brother from a field near Vicksburg, June 7, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 68.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_05_05_18630607)