Letters; Military family--Correspondence; New business enterprises; Military discharge; Milroy, Waters & Co.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know he made it safely to Tennessee. He has started a new company with his brother and other men. He complains that few of the men will do any work. Some of his regiments will be mustered out soon,...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finance, Personal
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, thanking him for the money he sent home. He should continue to send money when he can so she can pay off the mortgage. She also writes about family, the weather and the garden.
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.
A ltter from Mary Milroy's brother, Valerius Armitage, to Milroy. Valerius writes of living in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and the state of things there. He also writes his reaction to a false news report that Milroy was killed in battle.