A letter to Milroy, expressing support. Alexander states that public opinion in Ohio is swinging to Milroy's side. "Butternutism" is on the decline in Ohio. Alexander rejoices in the Emancipation Proclamation.
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...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); Fourth of July celebrations--Indiana--Rensselaer--1862
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, who writes that it was a surprise when the wounded Jasper arrived home; friends and family have fawned over him. The children are on the mend. She describes the 4th of July celebrations.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, lamenting the fact that he is in the mountains of Virginia with a meager number of troops. He has briefly visited with the 9th while they were at Philippi, before being ordered to Romney.
This burgundy velvet covered photograph album contains portraits of the Hiestand family and others. The album contains pages with slots for the pictures. The pictures were removed from the slots in order for the entire image to be scanned. Some...