March 3, 1865, Cape
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General J. C. Thomson to Captain Kelling
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO., March 3, 1865.
New Madrid, Mo.:
There is a report at Hickman, Ky., that Quantrill is preparing to make a raid, and intends to cross into Missouri from Tennessee below New Madrid. Keep advised as well as possible and report any information you may get.
By order of Lieutenant-Colonel Hiller:
J. C. THOMSON,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
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