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; Delivery of goods; Political sentiment--Indiana--1863
Pierce was sent by Milroy to deliver goods. Pierce did not realize how long the errand would take and will not return as quickly as expected. The people of Indiana and Ohio apparently aren't as supportive of the war, as Pierce says "one half of...
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, presenting a long list of attempts that Colfax had tried to get Milroy an assignment. Once an assignment was finally awarded to Milroy, he immediately begins requesting a better assignment. Colfax is hurt by the ingratitude.
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.