Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Boring; Silver mines and mining; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage; Milroy, Waters & Co.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, updating her on the status of their new oil venture. He has just returned from Atlanta where he saw first hand the destruction that took place there toward the end of the war.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862; Alleghany Summit, Battle of, W. Va., 1861; United States. Army--Military life
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, describing the wet conditions of Western Virginia. He talks about the possibility of the 9th leaving for Kentucky, and of the slim possibility that McClellan will let him go with the 9th. He also talks of Rebel...
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.
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.