Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Boring; Silver mines and mining; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage; Milroy, Waters & Co.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, updating her on the status of their new oil venture. He has just returned from Atlanta where he saw first hand the destruction that took place there toward the end of the war.
Letters; Courts-martial and courts of inquiry; Winchester, 2nd Battle of, Winchester, va., 1863
A draft of a letter Milroy sent to President Lincoln, protesting the fact that his court of inquiry is not comprised of his peers (major generals) but instead by men of lower rank. He also complains about the fact that he cannot act as his own...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Encouragement; Home life
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, offering encouragement and support after he was relieved of his command. She relates a conversation she had with Walter; she felt the Union should starve the rebels out, and that upset Walter.