Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Sick children; Bounties--Confederate States of America
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, who writes that she just read in a newspaper that there is a price on Milroy's head. She describes the children's reactions to this news. The children are ill and Mary herself isn't feeling well.
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.
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, letting him know that Val has been ill. The other children have started back to school. Ben is working for someone else, as Mary has only enough work for a girl, but not both the girl and Ben.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know he made it safely to Nashville, as did Jasper. He's leaving soon for Georgia, but intends to come back to Nashville. He has met many friends and acquaintances in Tennessee.
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; Milroy family--Correspondence; Typhoid fever; Speeches, addresses, etc.
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of her recent trip to Delphi. A nephew in Delphi has typhoid fever, as does Dr. Grimes. Colfax came to speak in Rensselaer, but did not feel well. He did not speak as long as first thought he might.