Letters; Bank drafts; Debt; United States. Army--Drill and tactics; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, enclosing two bank drafts with instructions on cashing them. He gives details of a debt that needs to be paid to someone in Monticello. He gives details of a skirmish between his men and the rebels.
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; 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; Sick children; Boring; Lead mines and mining; Silver mines and mining; Oil wells; Milroy, Waters & Co.; Pygmies
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, asking about her and the children. He thinks it is time to start gauging where the children's future interest might lie. He writes of the oil wells and boring as well as their work at the lead mine. He has...
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...