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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. "
History of the state during the war, and the lives of her generals - Page 471
1868
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 3

Robert Tomes, Benjamin George Smith - United States - 1862
...following characteristic dispatch : " SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, Dtcember 22. " To His EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT LINCOLN : " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift,...and also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton. "WT SHERMAN, Major- General." 550 551 roads connecting Atlanta, Macon, Augusta, and Savannah. The work...
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Life and Military Career of Major-General William Tecumseh Sherman

Phineas Camp Headley - 1865 - 368 pages
...the President this laconic message : "SAVANNAH, GA., December 22, 1864. " His Excellency President Lincoln ; " I beg to present you as a Christmas gift...and also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton. WT SHERMAN, Major-General." v In all the world's history of the Christmas times, was there ever a gift...
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The American Annual Cyclopędia and Register of Important Events ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1865
...announced this crowning success of the campaign : SAVANMAH, G A., December 22. Пи Excellency Pretident Lincoln : I beg to present you as a Christmas gift...and also about twentyfive thousand bales of cotton. WT SHERMAN, Major-General. The following from Gen. Foster gives additional details of the capture :...
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Sherman and His Campaigns; a Military Biography

Samuel Millard Bowman, Richard Biddle Irwin - United States - 1865 - 520 pages
...following brief note to President Lincoln, announcing this happy termination of the campaign :— " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." The number of pieces of artillery captured, as subsequently ascertained by actual inspection and count,...
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Sherman and His Campaigns: a Military Biography

Samuel Millard Bowman, Richard Biddle Irwin - United States - 1865 - 512 pages
...the following brief note to President Lincoln, announcing this happy termination o the campaign:— " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." The number of pieces of artillery captured, as subsequently ascertained by actual inspection and count,...
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Sherman and His Campaigns: a Military Biography

Samuel Millard Bowman, Richard Biddle Irwin - United States - 1865 - 512 pages
...following brief note to President Lincoln, announcing this happy termination of the campaign : — " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city...ammunition, and also about twenty-five thousand bales of ootton." The number of pieces of artillery captured, as subsequently ascertained by actual inspection...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond, Francis Bicknell Carpenter - Presidents - 1865 - 808 pages
...of December to General Sherman, who on the 22d sent a dispatch to the President, presenting to him " as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah with one...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton.'' The fall of Savannah was not the only success which made the month of December glorious. It was preceded...
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close ..., Volume 1

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, December 22. " To His Excellency President LINCOLN: "I beg to present you, аз a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred...and also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton. (Signed) "W. T SHERMAN, Major- General." A few days later he issued the following order for the government...
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The United States Service Magazine, Volume 3

Military art and science - 1865
...and finesse, Sherman announced his achievement in the following brief dispatch to the President : — "I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty heavy yuns and pknty of ammunition, and also about twentij-fivi thousand oakx of cotton." Subsequently, on...
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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of ..., Volume 4; Volume 1864

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1865
...this crowning success of the campaign: ЗАУАМНАП, О A.. December 22. ait Excellency President orgia already understand, and our enemy will soon learn, that lue independent expression of c fiftv heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about twentyfive thousand bales of cotton. WT SHERMAN,...
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