Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana. Headlines: Minstrel To Be Given At H.S. Auditorium; "No Saloon" Rally At Peru Sunday; High School Annual Out Tuesday Morn; Much Confusion of Delinquent Taxes
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; Refugees--Southern States; Conferederate States of America. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he sent more money home. He hopes she got it, unlike the last bit he sent. He talks of refugees, and his desire to offer them protection, but is not allowed to. The Confederate army was...
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.