A letter from Ella, telling her father about school and a recent concert. She also thanks him for the gifts he sent to the children. Mary writes that it is cold, and she pities the poor soldiers out in the elements. She hopes the war is over...
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Wylie, Redick McKee (1831 - 1904) -- Correspondence; Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History
Writes that Andrew Wiley Sr. was the subject of the commencement speech by Dr. Parvin. Writes about the publishing of this speech. Discusses more political gossip. Writes about poor condition of crops. Mentions well-being of family members
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Sick children; Bounties--Confederate States of America
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, who writes that she just read in a newspaper that there is a price on Milroy's head. She describes the children's reactions to this news. The children are ill and Mary herself isn't feeling well.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Draft; Self-defense--Equipment and supplies; Home life
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that the war is being felt at home - more now than ever. There is talk around town about the possibility of a draft being instituted. Mary was offered a pistol for protection, but turned it down unless...