Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Wylie, Jane Melheme (Jen) (1836 - 1865); Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Women -- Indiana -- Monroe County
Jane asks for assistance with finding a job in Bloomington, expresses home sickness, difficulty getting mail from relatives in the Southern states, requests that the letter be destroyed so that no one else might read it.
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Boisen, Elizabeth Louisa Matelda Wylie (Lou) (1839 - 1930); Wylie, Rebecca Dennis (1812 - 1913); Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Women -- Indiana -- Monroe County
Louisa writes of prayer meetings, excitement about the draft. Lists men who are joining the effort, including the Hoosier Grays, and uses the term "secesh" for Rebel sympathizers. Describes witnessing a lunar rainbow.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know he arrived safely back in Nashville after his recent visit home. He writes of the business and hte comings and goings of his partners. One partner was recently married after making a fool of...