Letters; Confederate sympathizers; Home life; Travel preparations; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he has moved to Nashville, and is in command there while Rousseau is out on a raid. He has taken steps to make southern sympathizers nervous. He asks of things at home, and hope that Mary can...
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Wylie, Jane Melheme (Jen) (1836 - 1865); Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Women -- Indiana -- Monroe County
Jane expresses frustration with letters unanswered, the war, and the longing for peace. She relays witnessing marching soldiers and discusses the Presbyterian and Episcopal churches, incl. Professor Ballentine. Uses the word "secesh" when speaking...
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.
A list of men arrested near the railroad "disaster." Notes of the men's loyalties has been penciled in next to each name. No year is listed on teh letter. Due to the context, presume the year to be 1864 or 1865.
A letter from Mary's brother, Val, who writes about newspaper accounts of her visit to Winchester. He writes about Milroy's retreat from Winchester, and Halleck's intention to crush Milroy for it. He also writes of Morgan's raid into Indiana.
A letter to Milroy, expressing support. Alexander states that public opinion in Ohio is swinging to Milroy's side. "Butternutism" is on the decline in Ohio. Alexander rejoices in the Emancipation Proclamation.
Legislative journals--Indiana--Periodicals; Indiana--Politics and government--Periodicals; Indiana General Assembly
The Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington received an LSTA Grant to scan, markup, and make available the Brevier Legislative Reports. The Reports are a transcription of the proceedings of the Indiana General Assembly from the...