March 3, 1865, Cape
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General J. C. Thomson to Captain Lewis Sells
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO., March 3, 1865.
Capt. LEWIS SELLS,
There is a rumor that Quantrill is going to make a raid into this State from Kentucky. The report came from Hickman, Ky. Send a citizen there to find out the truth, if possible.
By order of Lieutenant-Colonel Hiller:
J. C. THOMSON,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
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