Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Boisen, Elizabeth Louisa Matelda Wylie (Lou) (1839 - 1930); Wylie, Rebecca Dennis (1812 - 1913); Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Women -- Indiana -- Monroe County
Louisa writes of prayer meetings, excitement about the draft. Lists men who are joining the effort, including the Hoosier Grays, and uses the term "secesh" for Rebel sympathizers. Describes witnessing a lunar rainbow.
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; McCalla, Elizabeth Wylie (1821 - 1900); Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Women -- Indiana -- Monroe County
Writes about coming down to Bloomington to take care of Redick and how John McCalla is boarding with his sister. Lists people in the house. Mentions the hired man - named Sam - who is a deserter from the Rebel army. Discusses Jane�s health.