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...
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Indiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1861-1865). Company I; Graham Family -- Correspondence
Letter written from Bloomington, Indiana, mention how National Feast Day (September 26, 1861) was observed in Bloomington by businesses and churches.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Winchester, 2nd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1863; African American domestics--Indiana--Rensselaer
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that she read of Milroy's retreat from Winchester and precarious situation in Harpers Ferry. She is anxious to hear of his safety. Ben has hired out with a neighbor for the year.
A note from Milroy's son, Val, writing about things at home. He asks that if Milroy comes home, please bring Jasper. Mary also writes letting him know that she hasn't been well, but hopes to be back on her feet soon.