A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, in which he enclosed a Rebel newspaper that published some of his letters at Winchester. He writes that he thinks he's defeated Halleck by being cleared of blame by the President.
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--Indiana--Rensselaer--1862
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, who writes that it was a surprise when the wounded Jasper arrived home; friends and family have fawned over him. The children are on the mend. She describes the 4th of July celebrations.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Smoking
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing about friends and family activities, and the war sentiment in town. She writes that Ben was sent home from the army to get proof that he's a free man. Mary admonishes some local men for smoking and...