May 7, 1864, Springfield,
Brigadier General John B. Sanborn to Colonel Judson
HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF SOUTHWEST MISSOURI,
Springfield, Mo., May 7, 1864.
Commanding, Fort Smith:
Major Cosgrove has returned from a scout on Grand River. Stand Watie was at Boggy Depot in person last Sunday, and had ordered all the troops of his command to move south, and his command left Maysville on that day and moved across Grand River and in a southwest direction. Quantrill moved north with about 80 men the same day. The force at Gilstrop's Ferry has gone.
JOHN B. SANBORN,
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