Letters; Home life; Gooseberries--Harvesting; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, who reports on the activities of the family. They have harvested gooseberries. Some of Mary's family are visiting. The boys are in school. Ella is still taking music lessons.
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Wylie, Jane Melheme (Jen) (1836 - 1865); Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Women -- Indiana -- Monroe County
Jane expresses frustration with letters unanswered, the war, and the longing for peace. She relays witnessing marching soldiers and discusses the Presbyterian and Episcopal churches, incl. Professor Ballentine. Uses the word "secesh" when speaking...