Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Winchester, 2nd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1863; African American domestics--Indiana--Rensselaer
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that she read of Milroy's retreat from Winchester and precarious situation in Harpers Ferry. She is anxious to hear of his safety. Ben has hired out with a neighbor for the year.
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.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Indigestion; Home life
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, telling him of things at home and of the children. She is sorry to hear of his dyspepsia. She advises him to stop subscribing to the Washington and Wheeling papers, as they provide no additional information than...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); Home life; Finances, Personal
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary. She asks for more money when he can send it, as she wants to buy her winter's supply of wood. She received a letter from a friend who heard false reports that Milroy was crossing the Potomac.
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; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finances, Personal; School
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that she received money that he sent. His next pay check should pay off the mortgage. She would like to visit him in Tennessee if it is safe. The children are in school but term is nearly up. Mary...
Letters; Home life; Gooseberries--Harvesting; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, who reports on the activities of the family. They have harvested gooseberries. Some of Mary's family are visiting. The boys are in school. Ella is still taking music lessons.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Union troop movement; Finances, Personal; United States. Army--Inspection
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, enclosing money. He writes that he left Tullahoma for Murfreesboro where he and Van Cleve inspected the railroad. He continued on to Nashville, where it appears he will be staying for a while. He is temporarily...
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know he arrived safely in Tullahoma. Cicero did not pay some bills and a large sum of interest is now due. He may have someone else take over his finances if Cicero can't do the job. He writes of the...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Typhoid fever; Speeches, addresses, etc.
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of her recent trip to Delphi. A nephew in Delphi has typhoid fever, as does Dr. Grimes. Colfax came to speak in Rensselaer, but did not feel well. He did not speak as long as first thought he might.