July 11, 1864, Leavenworth City. Kans
McDowell to Major General Curtis

LEAVENWORTH CITY, July 11, 1864.

 Major-General CURTIS:

One of scouts sent over at Delaware, just returned, reports 200 men at Platte City recruiting rapidly, waiting on Shelby's forces to join them, and then co-operate with Quantrill from Westport. Will have more definite information by daylight.



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