In this letter to his sister, Evans writes about his improving health, the sudden march back to Jackson, and excitement amongst the unit about furloughs. In an addition to the letter dated July 29, he writes about the health of others in his unit and his opinion that Confederate forces in the West will not last too much longer.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his sister from Vicksburg, July 28, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 81.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_05_18_18630728)