Letters; Courts-martial and courts of inquiry; Winchester, 2nd Battle of, Winchester, va., 1863
A draft of a letter Milroy sent to President Lincoln, protesting the fact that his court of inquiry is not comprised of his peers (major generals) but instead by men of lower rank. He also complains about the fact that he cannot act as his own...
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...
Legislative journals--Indiana--Periodicals; Indiana--Politics and government--Periodicals; Indiana General Assembly
The Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington received an LSTA Grant to scan, markup, and make available the Brevier Legislative Reports. The Reports are a transcription of the proceedings of the Indiana General Assembly from the...
LaGrange County (Ind.)--Biography; LaGrange County (Ind.)--History; Noble County (Ind.)--Biography;Noble County (Ind.)--History
Part I, History of La Grange county, y J.H.Herick with township histories by various contributors. Part II, History of Noble county, by Weston A. Goodspeed with biographical sketches edited by Charles Blanchard.
Pike county, Indiana--History;
Dubois county, Indiana--History;
Pike county, Indiana--Biography
History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana, from the earliest time to the present; with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc.; together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of...
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana. Headlines: Harding Funeral To Be Held Today; Rural Carriers to Hold Annual Picnic; Memorial Services Friday Afternon; $5000 Demanded In Black Mail Letter; World Mourns; Local Doings
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Domestics--Indiana--Rensselaer
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of the children. The servant girl has left, leaving Mary without help. She and the children are excited about the possibility of going to see Milroy in the field.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Milroy, Mary--Travel preparations; Military promotions; United States. Army--Drill and tactics; Emancipation Proclamation
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, asking if she has decided to come see him. The President has nominated him for the promotion of Major General, over the objections of Halleck. Halleck had received reports from Jeff Davis that Milroy was not...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Boring; Jasper (Horse); New business enterprises; Milroy, Waters & Co.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, telling her that he wishes he could be home to nurse her and the children back to good health. Digging has begun and he hopes to have oil in a month. He asks her to send money if she can and talks of other...
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of his impatience with Cicero. He feels something is wrong on that front. He writes of his movements, those he has met along the way and their show of support. He talks about his wages and is sending...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Encouragement; Home life
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, offering encouragement and support after he was relieved of his command. She relates a conversation she had with Walter; she felt the Union should starve the rebels out, and that upset Walter.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; United States Military Academy
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he cannot think of coming home if there is a chance he might get an active duty position. He goes on to tell of his opinions toward Halleck and his actions during the war.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, in which he enclosed a Rebel newspaper that published some of his letters at Winchester. He writes that he thinks he's defeated Halleck by being cleared of blame by the President.