In this letter to his sister, Evans writes about the supplies he needs to carry with him, inspections, and the camp grounds. He notes the composition of the 4th Division, of which his company is a part, and describes the appearance of General Banks.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his sister from Camp near Carleton Louisiana, August 31, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 87.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_06_09_18630831)