Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Winchester, 2nd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1863; African American domestics--Indiana--Rensselaer
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that she read of Milroy's retreat from Winchester and precarious situation in Harpers Ferry. She is anxious to hear of his safety. Ben has hired out with a neighbor for the year.
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...
Jay County (Ind.)--Biography; Jay county (Ind.)--History
Two volume illustrated history of Jay County, Indiana. Volume I contains a reprint of M. W. Montgomery's History of Jay County printed in 1864 along with a general history of the county with emphasis on the county's participation in World War I....
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; McCalla, Elizabeth Wylie (1821 - 1900); Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Women -- Indiana -- Monroe County
Writes about coming down to Bloomington to take care of Redick and how John McCalla is boarding with his sister. Lists people in the house. Mentions the hired man - named Sam - who is a deserter from the Rebel army. Discusses Jane�s health.
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Dodds, James Finley (1807 - 1886) -- Correspondence; Wylie, Richard Dennis (Dick) (1841 - 1861); Wylie Family -- Correspondence
Writes about financial matters and for help with seeking military compensation or pension of survivors. Writes of the death of Richard and Samuel, who died of disease in Missouri. Mentions that he is frustrated with the delay in correspondence from...