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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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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events: Embracing ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1866
...announced this crowning success of the campaign: SAVAXKAH, G A., December 22. Ли ExcAUncy President Lincoln : I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fitly heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about twentyAre thousand bales of cotton. WT SHERMAN,...
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THE GREAT REBELLION: A HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES

J.T. HEADLEY - 1866
...was placed in command of the city. Sherman sent the following terse dispatch to the President : — "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 twentyfive thousand bales of cotton." There proved to be...
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History of the American War, Volume 3

Henry Charles Fletcher - United States - 1866
...the attack. He entered the captured city on the 21st, and sent the following telegram to President Lincoln: *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.' So terminated the...
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History of the Eighty-sixth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry

John R. Kinnear - Illinois - 1866 - 139 pages
...million five hundred thousand of fodder, were taken from the country and issued to the men and animals. heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." Besides the history of this great raid, there are many other historical incidents connected with this...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1867 - 752 pages
...hands of the enemy. Sherman announced his success in a characteristic despatch. He wrote to President Lincoln : " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift,...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." And thus ended the story of the march to the sea. In his official report of his achievements, Gen....
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1867
...concentrated to oppose his advance. Sherman announced his crowning triumph to President Lincoln as follows: "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." The President responded...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Confederate States of America - 1868 - 762 pages
...hands of the enemy. Sherman announced his success in a characteristic despatch. He wrote to President Lincoln : " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift,...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." And thus ended the story of the march to the sea. In his official report of his achievements, Gen....
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A personal history of Ulysses S. Grant: and sketch of Schuyler Colfax

Albert Deane Richardson - 1868 - 560 pages
...hundred miles within the enemy' a lines. A few days later its leader telegraphed the President : — " 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 twentyfive thousand bales of cotton." On the last day of November,...
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The Life of Ulysses S. Grant: General of the Armies of the United States

James Harrison Wilson, Charles Anderson Dana - Generals - 1868 - 424 pages
...valuable property. He immediately announced his success to the President in the following terms : " 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." The present and in...
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A personal history of Ulysses S. Grant: and sketch of Schuyler Colfax

Albert Deane Richardson - 1868 - 560 pages
...the enemy's lines. A few days later its leader telegraphed the President :— " I beg to present yon, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty guns and plenty of ammunition, and about twentyfive thousand bales of cotton." On the last day of November,...
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