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.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Boring; Silver mines and mining; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage; Milroy, Waters & Co.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, updating her on the status of their new oil venture. He has just returned from Atlanta where he saw first hand the destruction that took place there toward the end of the war.
A letter from Ella, telling her father about school and a recent concert. She also thanks him for the gifts he sent to the children. Mary writes that it is cold, and she pities the poor soldiers out in the elements. She hopes the war is over...
A letter to Milroy, expressing support. Alexander states that public opinion in Ohio is swinging to Milroy's side. "Butternutism" is on the decline in Ohio. Alexander rejoices in the Emancipation Proclamation.