PHILADELPHIA, March 25. – The latest news from Arizona represents that the country is almost depopulated on account of secession and the hostility of the Indians. Davis’ troops numbering 900 awaiting reinforcements are at Lubuc. They propose taking Fort Youma in California, but most of the five regiments of California troops are at this time in the state and would be prepared to meet an invading enemy.
– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, March 29, 1862, p. 4