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); Fourth of July celebrations--Virginia--1862; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, discussing their family and his lack of mail. He writes about Fremont's failed strategies and the new general taking Fremont's place. He also writes of the land of Virginia - the wheat harvest is ripe but there's...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
Milroy writes to Mary that his new orders have come and he is headed from Eastern Virginia to West Virginia. he states that he had pictures taken of himself but he can't get many copies because they are in such high demand.
Letters; Voyages and travels; Milroy family--Correspondence; Tennessee--Description and travel
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, describing his trip to Georgia to meet with Sherman and Thomas. He talks about giving a speech to the 9th Indiana while in Georgia. He also describes the Tennessee countryside.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Union troop movement; Finances, Personal; United States. Army--Inspection
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, enclosing money. He writes that he left Tullahoma for Murfreesboro where he and Van Cleve inspected the railroad. He continued on to Nashville, where it appears he will be staying for a while. He is temporarily...
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he will be returning to Tullahoma. He has found job opportunities in Tennessee for several friends/neighbors from Rensselaer, if they would go to Tennessee.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; United States Military Academy
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he cannot think of coming home if there is a chance he might get an active duty position. He goes on to tell of his opinions toward Halleck and his actions during the war.