A letter to Milroy, presenting a long list of attempts that Colfax had tried to get Milroy an assignment. Once an assignment was finally awarded to Milroy, he immediately begins requesting a better assignment. Colfax is hurt by the ingratitude.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); Fourth of July celebrations--Indiana--Rensselaer--1862
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, who writes that it was a surprise when the wounded Jasper arrived home; friends and family have fawned over him. The children are on the mend. She describes the 4th of July celebrations.