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...
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.
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 will be returning to Tullahoma. He has found job opportunities in Tennessee for several friends/neighbors from Rensselaer, if they would go to Tennessee.