General Thomas: Lack of Cavalry and Inability to Support More, March 1864Thomas to Sherman, HQ, Dept. of the Ohio, Knoxville, Tenn., March 30, 1864:
"My lack of cavalry and inability to support more makes it the more necessary for me to be superior to the enemy in infantry."
Official Records, Series 1, Volume 32, Part 3 (Correspondence, etc.), 96.