Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects
A letter from Josephus Drummond of the 9th Virginia Infantry, requesting that Milroy send them back to their families for the winter. They fear for the health and well-being of their families in Roane County.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Smoking
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing about friends and family activities, and the war sentiment in town. She writes that Ben was sent home from the army to get proof that he's a free man. Mary admonishes some local men for smoking and...
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.
World War, 1939-1945--Naval warfare--Pacific Area; Censorship
The Jesse G. Dorsey Collection of World War II Correspondence consists of correspondence from 348 service members and their relatives, written to Jesse Dorsey during World War II. Mr. Dorsey was the Director of Recreation and Welfare and editor of...
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; McCalla, Elizabeth Wylie (1821 - 1900); Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Women -- Indiana -- Monroe County
Writes about coming down to Bloomington to take care of Redick and how John McCalla is boarding with his sister. Lists people in the house. Mentions the hired man - named Sam - who is a deserter from the Rebel army. Discusses Jane�s health.
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Dodds, James Finley (1807 - 1886) -- Correspondence; Wylie, Richard Dennis (Dick) (1841 - 1861); Wylie Family -- Correspondence
Writes about financial matters and for help with seeking military compensation or pension of survivors. Writes of the death of Richard and Samuel, who died of disease in Missouri. Mentions that he is frustrated with the delay in correspondence from...