October 1, 1864, Independence, Mo.,
Tom, Scout, to Major H. H. Heath

INDEPENDENCE, October 1, 1864.

 Maj. H. H. HEATH:

The guerrilla Taylor was south of here four miles last evening and sacked the railroad company of their blankets, horses, muskets, &cSupposed to be from 80 to 150 strong, acting in concert with a force of like numbers on the Sni under Todd, and a force of 300 to 500 in Clay County, some eighteen miles north of here. They are making preparations to act in concert with Price. We hear nothing of Quantrill.

Yours, respectfully,




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