In this letter to his sister, Evans writes about the challenges of marching from Franklin, Louisiana to Vermillionville. He also describes the sugar plantations they passed and how strange it would be to vote in Ohio elections from afar.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his Sister from Vermillionville, Louisiana , October 11, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 92.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_06_16_18631011)