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.
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.
Newspapers; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Mass media and the war; Letters
A letter from Sherman, responding to Milroy's request to ban certain newspapers from circulation as they were lowering the morale of the troops by printing disloyal statements. Sherman states that banning the papers would only add excitement to...
A letter from Corporal Franklin Geise to Milroy regarding the petition of his fellow soldiers in the 8th regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers. They have asked to be removed from the command of Cluseret and placed under the command of Mulligan. ...