In this letter to his parents, Evans writes that Union forces made a march toward Jackson, Mississippi and on that march, Asbury Turner was hit by a cannonball and died.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his parents from battlefield in front of Jackson, Mississippi, July 14, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 77.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_05_14_18630714)