Milroy family--Correspondence; United States. Army--Military life
A letter from Milroy to his wife, Mary. He writes to his children, Ella, Val and Walter in the first part of the letter. He writes to Mary about the conditions of the area. He also writes of a skirmish between some men he sent to scout and the...
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, acknowledging money he sent home. She lets him know of a couple of outstanding bills that are a result of his generosity. They owe $1100 on the mortgage to their home.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finance, Personal
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, thanking him for the money he sent home. He should continue to send money when he can so she can pay off the mortgage. She also writes about family, the weather and the garden.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Smoking
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing about friends and family activities, and the war sentiment in town. She writes that Ben was sent home from the army to get proof that he's a free man. Mary admonishes some local men for smoking and...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finances, Personal; School
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that she received money that he sent. His next pay check should pay off the mortgage. She would like to visit him in Tennessee if it is safe. The children are in school but term is nearly up. Mary...
Letters; Military orders; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage
A letter Milroy sent to General Thomas regarding Mrs. Rutledge, the wife of a rebel officer. Milroy has seized the rent money for property that the rebel officer owned. He refers to the orders that give him the authority to do this.
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.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Refugees--Southern States; Conferederate States of America. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he sent more money home. He hopes she got it, unlike the last bit he sent. He talks of refugees, and his desire to offer them protection, but is not allowed to. The Confederate army was...
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.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, writing about the conditions in Western Virginia. The 9th has been sent to Kentucky and he is sorry to see them go, but also is glad to stay in Virginia, as more fighting is to be done there.
A note to Milroy stating that Jackson has left Winchester to join Lee. Cox sent an order to Kelley to move to Beverly. Kelley offered a better suggestion and Cox is consulting headquarters, leaving Milroy to cool his heels at New Creek.