In this letter to his brother, Evans writes about that Confederate forces have been firing upon the Union front with cannons and rifles, but have not attempted to overtake the position his unit occupies. He writes that he does not believe rumors about Confederate strength or desperation.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his brother from battlefield near Vicksburg, June 12, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 70.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_05_07_18630614)