Letters; Military family--Correspondence; New business enterprises; Military discharge; Milroy, Waters & Co.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know he made it safely to Tennessee. He has started a new company with his brother and other men. He complains that few of the men will do any work. Some of his regiments will be mustered out soon,...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); Home life; Finances, Personal
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary. She asks for more money when he can send it, as she wants to buy her winter's supply of wood. She received a letter from a friend who heard false reports that Milroy was crossing the Potomac.
Letters; Confederate sympathizers; Home life; Travel preparations; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he has moved to Nashville, and is in command there while Rousseau is out on a raid. He has taken steps to make southern sympathizers nervous. He asks of things at home, and hope that Mary can...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finance, Personal
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, thanking him for the money he sent home. He should continue to send money when he can so she can pay off the mortgage. She also writes about family, the weather and the garden.
Letters; Home life; Gooseberries--Harvesting; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, who reports on the activities of the family. They have harvested gooseberries. Some of Mary's family are visiting. The boys are in school. Ella is still taking music lessons.
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.
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.
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, letting him know that she received the Richmond and New York newspapers with accounts of his retreat from Winchester. Mary and many friends and relatives think Halleck should be removed from office.