In this letter to his sister, Thomas Evans writes about an illness he contracted, which affects his digestive tract. Having been sick for a week when he wrote the letter, Evans is recovering. Evans also briefly describes the camp hospital and the surrounding countryside.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his Sister from Kentucky, September 28, 1862" (1862). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence and Diary. 9.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_01_09_18620928)