The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6 by Abraham Lincoln
To General H. W. Halleck. January 7, 1863.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON
MY DEAR SIR:--What think you of forming a reserve cavalry corps of, say, 6000 for the Army of the Potomac? Might not such a corps be constituted from the cavalry of Sigel's and Slocum's corps, with scraps we could pick up here and there?