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.
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862; United States. Army--Messes; Slavery--United States; Slaves--Emancipation--United States; Jasper (Horse); Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, describing his life in Virginia. He and his men are anxious to march and fight. He writes of escaped slaves coming to his troops for protection and shelter. He writes about the Virginia countryside and offers his...
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...
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; United States. Army--Appointments and retirements; Soldiers--Reassignment
Milroy writes to Mary that he is leaving soon for his headquarters in Tullahoma where he will defend the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad. He has many Indiana regiments under him, including some Rensselaer and Delphi men.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Real property--Ownership; Finances, Personal; Skirmishing; Postal service
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of his near confrontation with Forrest. He also states that the mail had stopped for 10 days due to the Forrest raid. He writes of financial matters and addresses Mary's queries about selling a piece of...
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know he is about to leave Beverly for Monterey. (He never says that he is in Beverly, but his location as of his letter on the 7th is Beverly.) He is sending lithographs of the generals of the war.