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.
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,...