A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, letting him know that she received the Richmond and New York newspapers with accounts of his retreat from Winchester. Mary and many friends and relatives think Halleck should be removed from office.
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862; United States. Army--Messes; Slavery--United States; Slaves--Emancipation--United States; Jasper (Horse); Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, describing his life in Virginia. He and his men are anxious to march and fight. He writes of escaped slaves coming to his troops for protection and shelter. He writes about the Virginia countryside and offers his...
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, discussing various family and friends. Milroy writes of wanting to come home for a visit but feels duty bound to stay in Virginia. He also tells of getting people to take the oath of allegiance.