Letters; Bank drafts; Debt; United States. Army--Drill and tactics; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, enclosing two bank drafts with instructions on cashing them. He gives details of a debt that needs to be paid to someone in Monticello. He gives details of a skirmish between his men and the rebels.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Oaths--United States; United States. Army--Drill and tactics; Emancipation Proclamation; Milroy, Mary--Travel preparations
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that "My will is absolute law" in Winchester. People needing supplies from Baltimore ask for passes and are denied unless they take the oath. He writes about the Emancipation Proclamation, and the local...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Milroy, Mary--Travel preparations; Military promotions; United States. Army--Drill and tactics; Emancipation Proclamation
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, asking if she has decided to come see him. The President has nominated him for the promotion of Major General, over the objections of Halleck. Halleck had received reports from Jeff Davis that Milroy was not...
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.
Lithography; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories
A letter to Milroy detailing fees for a lithograph engraving to be put inside the front cover of a history of the 9th Indiana. Hurlburt also requires documents and papers to aid in the writing of Milroy's biography.
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...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Indigestion; Home life
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, telling him of things at home and of the children. She is sorry to hear of his dyspepsia. She advises him to stop subscribing to the Washington and Wheeling papers, as they provide no additional information than...
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, letting him know that Val has been ill. The other children have started back to school. Ben is working for someone else, as Mary has only enough work for a girl, but not both the girl and Ben.