A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, letting him know that Brucey fell off the roof and broke his collarbone. Also includes a brief letter from Mary letting Milroy know that Cicero was arrested for stealing letters from the Post Office.
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.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Encouragement; Home life
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, offering encouragement and support after he was relieved of his command. She relates a conversation she had with Walter; she felt the Union should starve the rebels out, and that upset Walter.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finances, Personal; Union troop movement
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, along with $300 to help with expenses. He also writes that he is waiting in Nashville for the rest of his men to arrive. Some of his men have been detained in Kentucky to help defend that area from John Hunt...