Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Skirmishing; United States. Army--Military life
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, to let her know how much he missed her after her recent visit. He sent a brigade toward Harrisonburg but had to order them back after being reprimanded by Halleck. He also offers details of a recent skirmish.
A letter to Milroy letting him know that 102 officers signed a petition on his behalf, which was sent to the President. Adams was arrested by Col. McReynolds in an attempt to keep him from signing the petition.
Military orders; Letters; Guerrillas; Self-defense
A letter from Milroy to Rousseau, through Polk. Milroy ordered citizens of Franklin County, Tennessee to form Home Guard units to defend themselves from guerrillas. His orders were overturned, and his letter states his reasonings behind the...
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know he is about to leave Beverly for Monterey. (He never says that he is in Beverly, but his location as of his letter on the 7th is Beverly.) He is sending lithographs of the generals of the war.
United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific; Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; Japanese; Food; Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Philippine Islands
James is in the Philippines. He just got over blood poisoning. He has been commisioned a 2nd Lt. He also received a Purlple Heart for a shrapnel wound in the hip. The Japanese are keeping them busy. He describes the fishing they do with TNT. He...