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; Military orders; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage
A letter Milroy sent to General Thomas regarding Mrs. Rutledge, the wife of a rebel officer. Milroy has seized the rent money for property that the rebel officer owned. He refers to the orders that give him the authority to do this.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he did receive word of Grimes' death and the details of his will. He relates his disappointment that the Milroy children were left out of the will. He gives instruction to Mary on Ella's...
Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Army--Military life; Japanese; Unemployment; Manila (Philippine); Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown
James is still in the service but has enough points to go home. He thought he might get home by Christmas. Charlestown has become a ghost town because the Powder Plant shut down from the war being over. James is unsure of what job he will do when...