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.
A letter from Mary's brother, Val, who writes about newspaper accounts of her visit to Winchester. He writes about Milroy's retreat from Winchester, and Halleck's intention to crush Milroy for it. He also writes of Morgan's raid into Indiana.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Encouragement; Home life
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, offering encouragement and support after he was relieved of his command. She relates a conversation she had with Walter; she felt the Union should starve the rebels out, and that upset Walter.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finances, Personal; Union troop movement
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, along with $300 to help with expenses. He also writes that he is waiting in Nashville for the rest of his men to arrive. Some of his men have been detained in Kentucky to help defend that area from John Hunt...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); Fourth of July celebrations--Virginia--1862; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, discussing their family and his lack of mail. He writes about Fremont's failed strategies and the new general taking Fremont's place. He also writes of the land of Virginia - the wheat harvest is ripe but there's...