A draft of a letter sent to Adjutant General's office, summarizing Milroy's military career and asking for reinstatement of duties. Accompanying this letter is a letter from Major Gordon, also outlining his military efforts during the war.
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.
Newspapers; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Mass media and the war; Letters
A letter from Sherman, responding to Milroy's request to ban certain newspapers from circulation as they were lowering the morale of the troops by printing disloyal statements. Sherman states that banning the papers would only add excitement to...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Encouragement; Home life
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, offering encouragement and support after he was relieved of his command. She relates a conversation she had with Walter; she felt the Union should starve the rebels out, and that upset Walter.