returned with a body guard of 50 light horsemen & after much effort succeeded in putting out the huge bonfire. But for the glare of the bonfire the street was in darkness every business place being closed. The excitement lasted till midnight fresh re-inforcements were sent from Mena Camp to patrol the streets. 5 were wounded by revolver shots & one is supposed to have succumbed.
As per letter dated March 28th. As per letter.