Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Guitar--Instruction and study; Fruit trees; Cows
A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, writing to let him know she is taking guitar lessons. Their cow had a calf, and all their fruit trees have fruit on them - apples, pears, peaches and black plums.
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Wylie, Redick McKee (1831 - 1904) -- Correspondence; Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History
Writes about monetary arrangements with Anderson, inquires about Andrew's trip to Richmond, talks about babies in the family, and health of Elizabeth. Writes about the weather, crops, and political gossip.
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Wylie, Richard Dennis (Dick) (1841 - 1861); Wylie Family -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 18th (1861-1865). Company H; United States -- History --...
Writes about illness, homesickness, and difficulty of adjusting to a soldier's life.
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.
This photographs in this album are not labeled or dated. The images were probably made in the late 1800s through the early 1900s. These photographs are everyday pictures of life including buildings, animals, people, and tombstones. This is part of...
Jay County (Ind.)--Biography; Jay county (Ind.)--History
Two volume illustrated history of Jay County, Indiana. Volume I contains a reprint of M. W. Montgomery's History of Jay County printed in 1864 along with a general history of the county with emphasis on the county's participation in World War I....
Ray, James Brown, 1794-1848--Archives; Indiana--Politics and government
Introduction provides background information on the state during the period of Ray's governorship. Transcriptions of orignal documents from his terms as acting governor and two administrations. Includes index and bibliographic footnotes.
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...