A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that their new buggy will be finished in a couple of weeks. Val took Mary, Walter and Mary's step-mother for a buggy ride. Val and Walter are going to singing school.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, discussing various family and friends. Milroy writes of wanting to come home for a visit but feels duty bound to stay in Virginia. He also tells of getting people to take the oath of allegiance.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; African American domestics--Indiana--Rensselaer; United States. Army--Recruiting and enlistment; Jasper (Horse)
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that a new batch of local recruits are about to leave. Ben has been thinking about going too. News of a bloody battle between Sigel and Jackson leaves Mary anxious for news of her husband. Moody (of the...