A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he will be returning to Tullahoma. He has found job opportunities in Tennessee for several friends/neighbors from Rensselaer, if they would go to Tennessee.
A letter to Milroy, presenting a long list of attempts that Colfax had tried to get Milroy an assignment. Once an assignment was finally awarded to Milroy, he immediately begins requesting a better assignment. Colfax is hurt by the ingratitude.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); Fourth of July celebrations--Virginia--1862; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, discussing their family and his lack of mail. He writes about Fremont's failed strategies and the new general taking Fremont's place. He also writes of the land of Virginia - the wheat harvest is ripe but there's...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, writing about the conditions in Western Virginia. The 9th has been sent to Kentucky and he is sorry to see them go, but also is glad to stay in Virginia, as more fighting is to be done there.