In this letter to his brother, Evans writes that he does not have much in the way of duties and describes a trip with fellow officers to Lake Pontchatrain. Evans states that the 1st Division has been sent to Texas and he suspects his division will eventually follow.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his brother from Carrollton, Louisiana, September 13, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 88.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_06_10_18630913)