Milroy family--Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life
A letter from Milroy to his wife, Mary. He writes to his children, Ella, Val and Walter in the first part of the letter. He writes to Mary about the conditions of the area. He also writes of a skirmish between some men he sent to scout and the...
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; Military family--Correspondence; New business enterprises; Military discharge; Milroy, Waters & Co.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know he made it safely to Tennessee. He has started a new company with his brother and other men. He complains that few of the men will do any work. Some of his regiments will be mustered out soon,...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Swearing; United States Military Academy; United States. Army--Management; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know of his movement in Virginia. He apologizes for his use of profanity in an earlier letter. He is disgruntled with the way the West Point men are managing the war.
Letters; Bank drafts; Debt; United States. Army--Drill and tactics; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, enclosing two bank drafts with instructions on cashing them. He gives details of a debt that needs to be paid to someone in Monticello. He gives details of a skirmish between his men and the rebels.