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Doc. 92.-General Carter's expedition. General Wright's report. headquarters, Cincinnati, January 8. Major-General Halleck, General-in-Chief: I have just received a despatch from Major-General George G. Granger that the cavalry force about one thousand strong which he sent to East-Tennessee on the twenty-first ultimo, by my order, under Brigadier-General H. Carter, to destroy the East-Tennessee Railroad, bridges, etc., has been heard from. General Granger has just received a desp
sion the expedition was fitted out, and whose long cavalry experience was a guarantee that nothing tending to its success would be neglected or forgotten. H. G. Wright, Major-General Commanding.
Washington, January 9. To Major-General Wright, Cincinnati:
The daring operations and brilliant achievements of General Carter and his command are without a parallel in the history of the war, and deserve the thanks of the country.
This expedition has proved the capacity of our cavalry for bold a