Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Domestics--Indiana--Rensselaer
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of the children. The servant girl has left, leaving Mary without help. She and the children are excited about the possibility of going to see Milroy in the field.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Milroy, Mary--Travel preparations; Military promotions; United States. Army--Drill and tactics; Emancipation Proclamation
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, asking if she has decided to come see him. The President has nominated him for the promotion of Major General, over the objections of Halleck. Halleck had received reports from Jeff Davis that Milroy was not...
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, offering constructive criticism to Ella's last letter. They have hit oil at one well and are sure to have it flowing soon. The other wells have experienced problems. We're now selling shares to our company at...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finances, Personal; School
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that she received money that he sent. His next pay check should pay off the mortgage. She would like to visit him in Tennessee if it is safe. The children are in school but term is nearly up. Mary...
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he did receive word of Grimes' death and the details of his will. He relates his disappointment that the Milroy children were left out of the will. He gives instruction to Mary on Ella's...
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana. Headlines: Grapeving Reaches Milestone; Log Cabin Moved; Members of COuncil Recognized, Parents Are a Major Factor in Preparing Students for Future Educational Opportunities
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Milroy, Ella G.--Correspondence
A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, writing of Mrs. Lincoln's picture in Harper's Weekly. She doesn't have a favorable opinion of Mrs. Lincoln's picture. She also writes of school and her brothers' activities.
Letters; Home life; Gooseberries--Harvesting; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, who reports on the activities of the family. They have harvested gooseberries. Some of Mary's family are visiting. The boys are in school. Ella is still taking music lessons.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Domestics--Indiana
A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, writing of affairs at home. Her mother and Val have been ill. Ella fell while skating. Their hired girl ran off, leaving the work for Ella to do, although they have since hired another girl.
A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, letting him know that Brucey fell off the roof and broke his collarbone. Also includes a brief letter from Mary letting Milroy know that Cicero was arrested for stealing letters from the Post Office.