Blackford County (Ind)--Biography; Blackford County (Ind)--Genealogy
Biographical memoirs of Blackford County, Ind. : to which is appended a comprehensive compendium of national biography ... embellished with portraits of many well known residents of Blackford County, Indiana.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Boring; Jasper (Horse); New business enterprises; Milroy, Waters & Co.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, telling her that he wishes he could be home to nurse her and the children back to good health. Digging has begun and he hopes to have oil in a month. He asks her to send money if she can and talks of other...
A letter to Milroy letting him know that 102 officers signed a petition on his behalf, which was sent to the President. Adams was arrested by Col. McReynolds in an attempt to keep him from signing the petition.
Letters; Theft; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage
A draft of a letter sent to the law firm of Bradley & Bradley, who were looking into the matter of stolen furniture from a hotel in Winchester, Virginia. Milroy offers an explanation of steps he took to have the furniture returned, and where...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finance, Personal
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, thanking him for the money he sent home. He should continue to send money when he can so she can pay off the mortgage. She also writes about family, the weather and the garden.
Charlestown (Ind.); Publications; Chalestown Sesquicentennial Program
This is a program from the Charlestown Sesquicentennial celebration held July 8-13, 1958. The program contains a history of Charlestown and many of its influencing factors such as churches, schools, businesses, organizations, and people. There are...
Civil War, U. S., 1861-1865; Correspondence; Fortune telling; Love-letters; American Civil War, letters and diaries; Military life
Ernest Schleicher, a soldier in Company I 38th Regiment Indiana Infantry, wrote letters home during the Civil War to Harriet Jackson of New Providence, Indiana. Ernest mustered in as a private in 1861 and was discharged in 1865 as a sergeant. These...