In this letter to his parents, Evans writes that many in his unit have received sick furlough and he is happy for them. He also hypothesizes that a successful attack on Mobile will put an end to the Confederacy.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his parents from Camp near Vicksburg, August 16, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 84.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_06_04_18630816)