Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Skirmishing; United States. Army--Military life
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, to let her know how much he missed her after her recent visit. He sent a brigade toward Harrisonburg but had to order them back after being reprimanded by Halleck. He also offers details of a recent skirmish.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, lamenting the fact that he is in the mountains of Virginia with a meager number of troops. He has briefly visited with the 9th while they were at Philippi, before being ordered to Romney.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, in which he enclosed a Rebel newspaper that published some of his letters at Winchester. He writes that he thinks he's defeated Halleck by being cleared of blame by the President.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Draft; Self-defense--Equipment and supplies; Home life
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that the war is being felt at home - more now than ever. There is talk around town about the possibility of a draft being instituted. Mary was offered a pistol for protection, but turned it down unless...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Measles; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of a severe outbreak of the measles amongst the Indiana 9th. He also writes of his new aid-de-camp, Zeb Baird, and the possibility of sobering Baird while working for Milroy. He is hoping to be transferred...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Real property--Ownership; Finances, Personal; Skirmishing; Postal service
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of his near confrontation with Forrest. He also states that the mail had stopped for 10 days due to the Forrest raid. He writes of financial matters and addresses Mary's queries about selling a piece of...
Monroe County (Ind.); Clear Creek (Monroe County, Ind. : Township); Smithville (Ind.); Smithville (Ind.) -- Smithville News; Deckard Family; Fox Family; Harrell Family; Strain Family; Sylvester Family; Trisler Family
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Wylie, Redick McKee (1831 - 1904) -- Correspondence; Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History
Writes that Andrew Wiley Sr. was the subject of the commencement speech by Dr. Parvin. Writes about the publishing of this speech. Discusses more political gossip. Writes about poor condition of crops. Mentions well-being of family members
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.