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 to Milroy letting him know that 102 officers signed a petition on his behalf, which was sent to the President. Adams was arrested by Col. McReynolds in an attempt to keep him from signing the petition.
A letter to Milroy from Governor Pierpoint (who later changed his name to Pierpont), acknowledging an earlier letter. Pierpoint wants Milroy to lead an expedition to break up Imboden's "thieving band." Pierpoint offers support for Milroy in the...
A draft of a letter sent to Adjutant General's office, summarizing Milroy's military career and asking for reinstatement of duties. Accompanying this letter is a letter from Major Gordon, also outlining his military efforts during the war.
A letter from Melinda Colbard, presumably to Milroy, although his name is never stated. Melinda is disappointed that Milroy did not meet her on the promised day, and goes on to explain how much she admires him.