Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Oaths--United States; United States. Army--Drill and tactics; Emancipation Proclamation; Milroy, Mary--Travel preparations
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that "My will is absolute law" in Winchester. People needing supplies from Baltimore ask for passes and are denied unless they take the oath. He writes about the Emancipation Proclamation, and the local...
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.
Military orders; Letters; Guerrillas; Self-defense
A letter from Milroy to Rousseau, through Polk. Milroy ordered citizens of Franklin County, Tennessee to form Home Guard units to defend themselves from guerrillas. His orders were overturned, and his letter states his reasonings behind the...
A letter from Melinda Colbard, presumably to Milroy, although his name is never stated. Melinda is disappointed that Milroy did not meet her on the promised day, and goes on to explain how much she admires him.
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.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finances, Personal; Real property--Ownership; Speeches, addresses, etc.
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of her recent trip to Logansport and Delphi. She heard several people speak in Logansport, including Governor Johnson, a friend of Milroy's. She writes of recent developments regarding the sale of a...