John Millis correspondence 1877-1881
John Millis correspondence
The 22 letters home of West Point Cadet John Millis are concentrated in his first two years at the United States Military Academy. To his mother and father, living on a farm in Wheatland Township, Michigan, Millis writes detailed accounts of his classes, his struggles to improve his academic standing, army drills and procedures, and events on campus, including the suicide of a classmate suffering from syphilis.
The material is in English.
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The University of Michigan
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