Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Winchester, 2nd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1863; African American domestics--Indiana--Rensselaer
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that she read of Milroy's retreat from Winchester and precarious situation in Harpers Ferry. She is anxious to hear of his safety. Ben has hired out with a neighbor for the year.
A draft of a letter sent to Adjutant General's office, summarizing Milroy's military career and asking for reinstatement of duties. Accompanying this letter is a letter from Major Gordon, also outlining his military efforts during the war.
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 Major Polk, passing on a request from local merchants in Tullahoma, that they be allowed to continue selling goods. The privilege was recently revoked for towns south of Nashville, but these are loyal citizens and therefore the...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Real property--Ownership; Presidents--Election
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, asking his advice on selling a piece of property. The current tenants are using the house for kindling, so it would be better to sell it now. "Copperheads" are convincing returning soldiers that Lincoln is to...