Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Sick children; Bounties--Confederate States of America
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, who writes that she just read in a newspaper that there is a price on Milroy's head. She describes the children's reactions to this news. The children are ill and Mary herself isn't feeling well.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862; Alleghany Summit, Battle of, W. Va., 1861; United States. Army--Military life
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, describing the wet conditions of Western Virginia. He talks about the possibility of the 9th leaving for Kentucky, and of the slim possibility that McClellan will let him go with the 9th. He also talks of Rebel...