April 28, 1864, Kansas
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General E. L. Berthoud to Captain James H. Steger
KANSAS CITY, MO., April 28, 1864.
(Received 8.10 a.m.)
Capt. JAMES H. STEGER,
Assistant Adjutant-General, Warrensburg, Mo.:
Colonel Ford absent at Saint Louis, Mo. Dispatch just received from Fort Leavenworth says:
Telegram from Colonel Blair, Fort Scott, reports 70 men, supposed to be rebels, passed 30 miles east of Fort Scott, going north on the 25th, heading toward Boonville.
Reports here to-day in Kansas City from Fort Scott that 150 guerrillas under Quantrill crossed the Arkansas going north.
E. L. BERTHOUD,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
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