Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862; United States. Army--Messes; Slavery--United States; Slaves--Emancipation--United States; Jasper (Horse); Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, describing his life in Virginia. He and his men are anxious to march and fight. He writes of escaped slaves coming to his troops for protection and shelter. He writes about the Virginia countryside and offers his...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); African American domestics--Indiana; Domestics--Indiana
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, filling him in on the activities of family and neighbors. She apologizes for not writing more often. Mary has hired a girl to help her around the house. Jasper is healing.