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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 Seventy-fifth Regiment of Indiana Infantry Voluteers. Its ...

David Bittle Floyd - United States - 1893 - 457 pages
...following telegram: SAVANNAH, GA., December 22, 1864. To H1s 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 twentyfive thousand bales of...
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History of the United States from the Earliest Discovery of ..., Volume 4

Elisha Benjamin Andrews - United States - 1894
...with 16,000 men, but evacuated it December 20, 1864, Sherman entering next day. He wrote to Lincoln, " I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah." The capture of Fort McAllister a week before had opened the Ogeechee River, and Sherman now established...
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The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography

United States - 1895
...of 300 miles, during which his loss was but 567 men. Dec. 25th he telegraphed to President Lincoln, "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...
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The Evolution of an Empire: A Brief Historical Sketch of the United States

Mary Platt Parmele - United States - 1896 - 312 pages
...dispatch to President Lincoln. " DECEMBER. 22, 1864. To His Excellency, President Lincoln, Washington, DC: I beg to present you as a Christmas gift, the City of Savannah, with 150 heavy guns and about 20,000 bales of cotton. WT SHERMAN." In the meantime Grant had been moving toward...
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The great American book of biography, illustrious Americans: their lives and ...

Hamilton Wright Mabie, William Garnett, Allen Clapp Thomas, Edward Sylvester Ellis, William Wilfred Birdsall, Willis Fletcher Johnson, Frances Elizabeth Willard, International Publishing Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.) - United States - 1896 - 737 pages
...that famous despatch, which sent such gladness to the hearts of loyal men throughout the Union : " 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 Boys of '61: Or, Four Years of Fighting

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1896 - 572 pages
...entered the city. It was a brief despatch which Sherman sent to President Lincoln, December 28th : "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...
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The Boys of '61: Or, Four Years of Fighting; Personal Observations with the ...

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1896 - 572 pages
...entered the city. It was a brief despatch which Sherman sent to President Lincoln, December 28th : " 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...
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Noble Living and Grand Achievement: Giants of the Republic, Embracing the ...

Hamilton Wright Mabie - United States - 1896 - 708 pages
...famous despatch, which sent such gladness to the hearts of loyal men throughout the Union : " 1 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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Historical Collections of Ohio: An Encyclopedia of the State ..., Volume 1

Henry Howe - 1896
...soon able to send the following despatch to the President of the United States : ' I beg to present to you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah with 150 guns and plenty of ammunition and about 25,000 bales of cotton.' "So ended one of the most remarkable campaigns...
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The Student's American History

David Henry Montgomery - United States - 1897 - 523 pages
...the federal gunboats. He stormed Fort McAllister, entered the port which it guarded, and sent word to the President: "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah." The message reached the " White House" on Christmas eve (1864). Sherman remained at Savannah more than...
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