A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, letting him know that Brucey fell off the roof and broke his collarbone. Also includes a brief letter from Mary letting Milroy know that Cicero was arrested for stealing letters from the Post Office.
Letters; Delivery of goods; Political sentiment--Indiana--1863
Pierce was sent by Milroy to deliver goods. Pierce did not realize how long the errand would take and will not return as quickly as expected. The people of Indiana and Ohio apparently aren't as supportive of the war, as Pierce says "one half of...
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of his impatience with Cicero. He feels something is wrong on that front. He writes of his movements, those he has met along the way and their show of support. He talks about his wages and is sending...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); Home life; Finances, Personal
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary. She asks for more money when he can send it, as she wants to buy her winter's supply of wood. She received a letter from a friend who heard false reports that Milroy was crossing the Potomac.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finances, Personal; School
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that she received money that he sent. His next pay check should pay off the mortgage. She would like to visit him in Tennessee if it is safe. The children are in school but term is nearly up. Mary...
Letters; Home life; Gooseberries--Harvesting; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, who reports on the activities of the family. They have harvested gooseberries. Some of Mary's family are visiting. The boys are in school. Ella is still taking music lessons.