In this letter to his sister, Evans summarizes his unit's travels since October and predicts that they will go to Texas next. He also describes a trip in a little canoe and getting stranded on shore as the canoe was lost in choppy waters before being found again downstream.
A typed transcript follows the original handwritten letter in this digital file.
Evans, Thomas L., "Thomas L. Evans letter to his sister from Berwick, Louisiana, December 11, 1863" (1863). Thomas L. Evans Civil War Correspondence. 99.
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Thomas L. Evans Papers (SPC-972-0007_07_05_18631211)