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" I saw an open field, in our possession on the second day, over which the Confederates had made repeated charges the day before, so covered with dead that it would have been possible to walk across the clearing, in any direction, stepping on dead bodies,... "
Battles and Leaders of the Civil War - Page 479
edited by - 1887
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The Century, Volume 29

1885
...the capture of a considerable number of prisoners and probably some guns. Shiloh was the most severe battle fought at the West during the war, and but...that it would have been possible to walk across the clearing, in any direction, stepping on dead bodies, without a foot touching the ground. On our side...
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Education

Education - 1886
...the Confederates fought until they were literally cut to pieces. " I saw an open field," he writes, " over which the Confederates had made repeated charges...that it would have been possible to walk across the clearing, in any direction, stepping on dead bodies, without a foot touching the ground." "The Confederate...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant ...

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Generals - 1885 - 517 pages
...Oen>ğr;al McCook 356 PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF US GRANT. during the war, and but few in the East equalled it for hard, determined fighting. I saw an open field,...that it would have been possible to walk across the clearing, in any direction, stepping on dead bodies, without a foot touching the ground. On our side...
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General Grant: his life and services

Biography & Autobiography - 1885
...Shiloh was the most severe battle fought at the West during the war, and but few in the East equalled it for hard, determined fighting. I saw an open field,...in our possession on the second day, over which the Confederate forces had made repeated charges the day before, so covered with dead that it would have...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 83

Henry Allon - English literature - 1886
...Grant) was the severest battle fought at the West during the war, and but few in the East equalled it for hard, determined fighting. I saw an open field,...that it would have been possible to walk across the clearing in any direction, stepping on dead bodies, without a foot touching the ground. . . . The enemy...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 53

1886
...the Confederates fought until they were literally cut to pieces. " I saw an open field," he writes, " over which the Confederates had made repeated charges...that it would have been possible to walk across the clearing, in any direction, stepping on dead bodies, without a foot touching the ground." "The Confederate...
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A Short History of the War of Secession, 1861-1865

Rossiter Johnson - United States - 1888 - 552 pages
...says of an open field on this part of the line, overwhich repeated charges were made, that it was " so covered with dead that it would have been possible to walk across the clearing in any direction, stepping on dead bodies, without a foot touching the ground. On our side...
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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Volume 1

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1892 - 1230 pages
...I am always willing to make the fullest admission. during the war, and but few in the East equalled it for hard, determined fighting. I saw an open field,...that it would have been possible to walk across the clearing, in any direction, stepping on dead bodies, without a foot touching the ground. On our side...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

Ulysses Simpson Grant - Generals - 1894 - 666 pages
...Shiloh was the severest battle fought at the West during the war, and but few in the East equalled it for hard, determined fighting. I saw an open field, in our possession on the second manded a division of Buell's army, expressed some unwillingness to pursue the enemy on Monday, April...
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