Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Domestics--Indiana--Rensselaer
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of the children. The servant girl has left, leaving Mary without help. She and the children are excited about the possibility of going to see Milroy in the field.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, thanking her for the letters from the children. He talks of finances, as well as a secret deal with his brother to buy land containing oil. He was given a sword by the people of Shelbyville and Bedford County. ...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Skirmishing; United States. Army--Military life
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, to let her know how much he missed her after her recent visit. He sent a brigade toward Harrisonburg but had to order them back after being reprimanded by Halleck. He also offers details of a recent skirmish.
A note from Milroy's son, Val, writing about things at home. He asks that if Milroy comes home, please bring Jasper. Mary also writes letting him know that she hasn't been well, but hopes to be back on her feet soon.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Refugees--Southern States; Conferederate States of America. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he sent more money home. He hopes she got it, unlike the last bit he sent. He talks of refugees, and his desire to offer them protection, but is not allowed to. The Confederate army was...