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; Home life; Winchester, 2nd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1863; African American domestics--Indiana--Rensselaer
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that she read of Milroy's retreat from Winchester and precarious situation in Harpers Ferry. She is anxious to hear of his safety. Ben has hired out with a neighbor for the year.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Boring; Jasper (Horse); New business enterprises; Milroy, Waters & Co.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, telling her that he wishes he could be home to nurse her and the children back to good health. Digging has begun and he hopes to have oil in a month. He asks her to send money if she can and talks of other...
A note from Milroy's son, Val, writing about things at home. He asks that if Milroy comes home, please bring Jasper. Mary also writes letting him know that she hasn't been well, but hopes to be back on her feet soon.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); Finances, Personal
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know he arrived safely in Louisville. He must wait there for Jasper before going on. He has encountered many acquaintances along the trip. He's sending Mary $800, which she and Cicero can use toward...
Letters; Confederate sympathizers; Home life; Travel preparations; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he has moved to Nashville, and is in command there while Rousseau is out on a raid. He has taken steps to make southern sympathizers nervous. He asks of things at home, and hope that Mary can...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finance, Personal
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, thanking him for the money he sent home. He should continue to send money when he can so she can pay off the mortgage. She also writes about family, the weather and the garden.