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" I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton. "
Record of the Thirty-third Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry: From Aug. 1862 ... - Page 105
by Andrew J. Boies - 1880 - 168 pages
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History of the United States: From 1492 to 1872

Samuel Eliot - United States - 1876 - 507 pages
...Sherman in person. On the 22d, Savannah surrendered, and on the 26th, the triumphant general telegraphed to the president, " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah." His objects had been completely obtained, the Georgia railways being broken up, the manufactories,...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Godfrey Leland - 1879 - 246 pages
...taken; and on the 21st General Sherman sent to President Lincoln this despatch, " I beg to present to you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah, with 150 guns, plenty of ammunition, and about 25,000 bales of cotton." In this march he carried away more than 10,000 horses and mules,...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery in the United States

Charles Godfrey Leland - United States - 1879 - 250 pages
...taken; and on the 21st General Sherman sent to President Lincoln this despatch, " I beg to present to you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah, with 150 guns, plenty of ammunition, and about 25,000 bales of cotton." In this march he carried away more than 10,000 horses and mules,...
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The National Memorial Volume: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the ...

Richard Miller Devens - United States - 1879 - 669 pages
...entered the city, and General Sherman thus announced to President Lincoln this splendid triumph : " / beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with 150 heavy guns, and plenty of ammunition, and also about 25,000 bales of cotton." Waiting at Savannah only...
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Heroes of Three Wars: Comprising a Series of Biographical Sketches of the ...

Willard W. Glaziér - 1880 - 439 pages
...march and battle, it had not cost over a thousand men. Sherman telegraphed the President as follows : "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty guns and plenty of ammunition, and about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton."...
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The Three Years' Service of the Thirty-third Mass. Infantry Regiment 1862 ...

Adin Ballou Underwood - Massachusetts - 1880 - 299 pages
...and the campaign was ended. Sherman telegraphed to President Lincoln, next day, his famous dispatch : "I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah." Before Christmas day, came the news to Sherman's armies here, that the other part of his Army of the...
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Young Folk's History of the War for the Union

John Denison Champlin - United States - 1881 - 593 pages
...troops, moving toward Charleston, and the next morning the Union troops took possession. Sherman wrote to the President: "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition; also about twenty-five thousand bales of...
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Young Folks History of the War For the Union

John D. Champlin, Jr. - 1881
...491 moving toward Charleston, and the next morning the Union troops took possession. Sherman wrote to the President: "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition; also about twenty-five thousand bales of...
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A History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American Continent ...

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1881 - 754 pages
...troops, under SHERMAN'S HEAD-QUARTERS IN SAVANNAH. 1 Sherman, in a dispatch to the President, said : "I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the •city of Savannah, with 150 heavy guns, and plenty of ammunition, and also about 25,000 bales of cotton. ' Sherman lost during...
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The Military Telegraph During the Civil War in the United States ..., Volume 2

William Rattle Plum - Military telegraph - 1882
...following : " SAVANNAH, GA., December 22, 1864 To HIS EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT LINCOLN, Washington, DC : I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition ; also about twenty-five thousand bales of...
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