In this letter to his father, Evans writes of the pleasant weather and the fact that the past six months have felt like weeks. He also expresses displeasure about support at home for the Copperhead Democrats. He also describes new orders to march toward Natchez and the health of some in his unit.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his father from Vicksburg, August 2, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 79.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_05_16_18630802)