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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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Campaigning with Grant

Horace Porter - Generals - 1897 - 546 pages
...the 22d the general sent his famous despatch to the President, which reached him on Christmas eve: "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." On December 8 General...
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A School History of the United States

John Bach McMaster - United States - 1897 - 507 pages
...telegram: SAVANNAH, Georgia, December 22, 1364. 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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THE PEOPLES STANDARD HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

EDWARD S. ELLIS, M.A. - 1897
...defenceless. Christmas Eve, President Lincoln received the following despatch from General Sherman : " 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...
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History of the Ninety-Third Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry: From ...

Aaron Dunbar - United States - 1898 - 441 pages
...the termination of the campaign, and sent to President Lincoln a characteristic dispatch, as follows: "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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A History of the United States for Schools

Wilbur Fisk Gordy - United States - 1898 - 478 pages
...: "SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, 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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Historical Collections of Ohio: An Encyclopedia of the State ..., Volume 1

Henry Howe - Ohio - 1898
...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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Scribner's popular history of the United States: from the earliest ...

William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay, Noah Brooks - United States - 1898
...conservative in his statement when he telegraphed to the President, on Christinas Eve : " I beg to present to you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah, with 150 guns and plenty of ammunition ; also about 25,000 bales of cotton." The loyal States of the Union were now...
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General Sherman

Manning Ferguson Force - 1899 - 353 pages
...ironclad gunboat and a ram, destroyed by Hardee to prevent their capture. General Sherman's dispatch 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, and also about twenty-five thousand bales...
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General Sherman

Manning Ferguson Force - Generals - 1899 - 353 pages
...ironclad gunboat and a ram, destroyed by Hardee to prevent their capture. General Sherman's dispatch 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, and also about twenty-five thousand bales...
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A new history of the United States: The greater republic

Charles Morris - United States - 1899 - 647 pages
...into South Carolina. Sherman entered the city the next day and wrote at once to President Lincoln : " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with 150 heavy guns and plenty of ammunition; also about 25,000 bales of cotton." It was a unique Christmas...
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