A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, discussing various family and friends. Milroy writes of wanting to come home for a visit but feels duty bound to stay in Virginia. He also tells of getting people to take the oath of allegiance.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, writing about the conditions in Western Virginia. The 9th has been sent to Kentucky and he is sorry to see them go, but also is glad to stay in Virginia, as more fighting is to be done there.