A draft of a letter sent to Adjutant General's office, summarizing Milroy's military career and asking for reinstatement of duties. Accompanying this letter is a letter from Major Gordon, also outlining his military efforts during the war.
Communications, Military; Telegraph lines; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
Kelley instructs Milroy to keep a tight control over his troops, to prevent looting and destruction of property. He also asks that Milroy repair the telegraph line between Petersburg and Romney, West Virginia.
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862; Communications, Military
The first page is from Milroy to Kelley, stating his thoughts on the whereabouts of Stonewall Jackson, and Milroy's movements as a consequence. The second page is from Milroy to Kelley, complaining of his impatience, and speculating on the...