May 6, 1865, Paola, Kans.,
Captain A. J. Lumsden to Colonel Blair

PAOLA, May 6, 1865.

 Colonel BLAIR:

Commanding officer at Coldwater Grove informs me that his men killed a bushwhacker night before last, and he told the party that Quantrill and Porter were on the Blue with about eighty men. Commanding officer at Aubrey received information While on a scout that the troops were driving Quantrill out of the Sni Hills. I will send scouts out immediately.


 Captain, Commanding Post.


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