Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Apples; Home life
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, letting him know that she arrived safely home after seeing him in Logansport. She stopped to see a few family and friends before heading home. It is quite cold out and the apples are likely frozen.
A letter from Ella, telling her father about school and a recent concert. She also thanks him for the gifts he sent to the children. Mary writes that it is cold, and she pities the poor soldiers out in the elements. She hopes the war is over...
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.
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.