Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana. Headlines: What Strange Object Has Landed; Greentown Hardware Colsed-Future Of Buliding Not Certain; Roofing Project To Start At Eastern; Blankenship Elected to Board
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana. Headlines: Council Recieves Unpleasant News; Principal Lisa Smith; New Poliece Car Ordered; Town Offives to Have Internet Access; Welcome Home Coach!
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Winchester, 2nd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1863; African American domestics--Indiana--Rensselaer
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that she read of Milroy's retreat from Winchester and precarious situation in Harpers Ferry. She is anxious to hear of his safety. Ben has hired out with a neighbor for the year.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); Finances, Personal
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know he arrived safely in Louisville. He must wait there for Jasper before going on. He has encountered many acquaintances along the trip. He's sending Mary $800, which she and Cicero can use toward...
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that their new buggy will be finished in a couple of weeks. Val took Mary, Walter and Mary's step-mother for a buggy ride. Val and Walter are going to singing school.
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of her trip to Lafayette to get her teeth fixed. While there, she was told that the Lafayette Journal reprinted the NY Times article about Milroy's retreat from Winchester. She went to the paper and...
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, letting him know that she received the Richmond and New York newspapers with accounts of his retreat from Winchester. Mary and many friends and relatives think Halleck should be removed from office.
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects
A letter from Josephus Drummond of the 9th Virginia Infantry, requesting that Milroy send them back to their families for the winter. They fear for the health and well-being of their families in Roane County.