March 8, 1865, Cape
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General J. C. Thomson to Captain Henry Kelling
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO., March 8, 1865.
Capt. HENRY KELLING,
New Madrid, Mo.:
Can you learn anything about Quantrill's movements on the other side of the river? Keep advised as well as possible. They are supposed to intend to cross below New Madrid and pass up west of Charleston.
By order, &c.:
J. C. THOMSON,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
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