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 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.
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that Val had a spasm and luckily Mr. James was there and could help. She writes that they've ridden in the new buggy and plan to get two ponies to pull it. She writes of various friends and neighbors. ...