In this letter to his sister, Thomas Evans writes that his unit has been stationed in a Kentucky camp for a week. According to Evans, there are not enough tents for all the soldiers and a colonel is the temporary brigadier general for the unit. He also asks his sister to send Eli Strunks to camp.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his Sister from Kentucky, September 21, 1862" (1862). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence and Diary. 7.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_01_07_18620921)