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.
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.
A letter from Col. Vildes, hoping he can find a way to get transferred to Milroy's command. Vildes is unhappy in his present location because he is under the command of several foreign officers, who "know nothing of our people, of our institutions,...
Letters; United States. Army--Appointments and retirements; Soldiers--Reassignment
Milroy writes to Mary that he is leaving soon for his headquarters in Tullahoma where he will defend the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad. He has many Indiana regiments under him, including some Rensselaer and Delphi men.
Imprinted at the top: Sheriff's Office, Jasper County. A letter to Milroy from the president of the Jasper County Soldiers Aid Society, letting him know of the society's existence, and offering encouragement and compliments for his heroics thus...
Newspapers; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Mass media and the war; Letters
A letter from Sherman, responding to Milroy's request to ban certain newspapers from circulation as they were lowering the morale of the troops by printing disloyal statements. Sherman states that banning the papers would only add excitement to...
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, letting him know that she received the Richmond and New York newspapers with accounts of his retreat from Winchester. Mary and many friends and relatives think Halleck should be removed from office.