Ray, James Brown, 1794-1848--Archives; Indiana--Politics and government
Introduction provides background information on the state during the period of Ray's governorship. Transcriptions of orignal documents from his terms as acting governor and two administrations. Includes index and bibliographic footnotes.
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...