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.
Letters; Courts-martial and courts of inquiry; Winchester, 2nd Battle of, Winchester, va., 1863
A draft of a letter Milroy sent to President Lincoln, protesting the fact that his court of inquiry is not comprised of his peers (major generals) but instead by men of lower rank. He also complains about the fact that he cannot act as his own...
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, letting him know that she received the Richmond and New York newspapers with accounts of his retreat from Winchester. Mary and many friends and relatives think Halleck should be removed from office.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; United States Military Academy
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he cannot think of coming home if there is a chance he might get an active duty position. He goes on to tell of his opinions toward Halleck and his actions during the war.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, in which he enclosed a Rebel newspaper that published some of his letters at Winchester. He writes that he thinks he's defeated Halleck by being cleared of blame by the President.