A letter to Milroy letting him know that 102 officers signed a petition on his behalf, which was sent to the President. Adams was arrested by Col. McReynolds in an attempt to keep him from signing the petition.
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; Theft; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage
A draft of a letter sent to the law firm of Bradley & Bradley, who were looking into the matter of stolen furniture from a hotel in Winchester, Virginia. Milroy offers an explanation of steps he took to have the furniture returned, and where...
A letter from Mary's brother, Val, who writes about newspaper accounts of her visit to Winchester. He writes about Milroy's retreat from Winchester, and Halleck's intention to crush Milroy for it. He also writes of Morgan's raid into Indiana.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Guitar--Instruction and study; Fruit trees; Cows
A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, writing to let him know she is taking guitar lessons. Their cow had a calf, and all their fruit trees have fruit on them - apples, pears, peaches and black plums.
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of her trip to Lafayette to get her teeth fixed. While there, she was told that the Lafayette Journal reprinted the NY Times article about Milroy's retreat from Winchester. She went to the paper and...
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.