Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Milroy, Mary--Travel preparations; Military promotions; United States. Army--Drill and tactics; Emancipation Proclamation
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, asking if she has decided to come see him. The President has nominated him for the promotion of Major General, over the objections of Halleck. Halleck had received reports from Jeff Davis that Milroy was not...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Boring; Silver mines and mining; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage; Milroy, Waters & Co.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, updating her on the status of their new oil venture. He has just returned from Atlanta where he saw first hand the destruction that took place there toward the end of the war.
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.
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.
Letters; Voyages and travels; Milroy family--Correspondence; Tennessee--Description and travel
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, describing his trip to Georgia to meet with Sherman and Thomas. He talks about giving a speech to the 9th Indiana while in Georgia. He also describes the Tennessee countryside.
Letters; Confederate sympathizers; Home life; Travel preparations; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he has moved to Nashville, and is in command there while Rousseau is out on a raid. He has taken steps to make southern sympathizers nervous. He asks of things at home, and hope that Mary can...
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that their new buggy will be finished in a couple of weeks. Val took Mary, Walter and Mary's step-mother for a buggy ride. Val and Walter are going to singing school.
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, who writes that the children have been a bit under the weather. She is making travel plans to go to Delphi to visit, but that will depend on the children. General Schenck was in Rensselaer visiting his daughter...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finances, Personal; Real property--Ownership; Speeches, addresses, etc.
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of her recent trip to Logansport and Delphi. She heard several people speak in Logansport, including Governor Johnson, a friend of Milroy's. She writes of recent developments regarding the sale of a...