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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 Military Telegraph During the Civil War in the United States ..., Volume 2

William Rattle Plum - Military telegraph - 1882 - 390 pages
...following : " SAVANNAH, GA., December 22, 1864 To HIS EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT LINCOLN, Washington, DC : I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city...hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition ; also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton. WT SHERMAN, Major General " This message actually...
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American Progress, Or, The Great Events of the Greatest Century: Including ...

Richard Miller Devens - United States - 1883 - 739 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...
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A Popular School History of the United States: In which are Inserted as Part ...

John Jacob Anderson - United States - 1883 - 363 pages
...entered Savannah. In announcing his triumph to President Lincoln, he said : " I beg to present you a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." Halleck, rejoicing...
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Young Folks' History of the Civil War

Clara Emma Cheney - United States - 1884 - 544 pages
...Immediately after the surrender, he wrote to the President, " I beg to present you as a Christmas present the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." i From a manuscript book by General William E. Strong....
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Military and Civil Life of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ...

James Penny Boyd - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1885 - 734 pages
...artillery and much valuable property. The country was electrified with his telegram to the President: "I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." Sherman had at last reached the sea, adding lustre to his name, and furnishing for military history...
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Military and Civil Life of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ...

James Penny Boyd - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1885 - 734 pages
...artillery and much valuable property. The country was electrified with his telegram to the President: "I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." Sherman had at last reached the sea, adding lustre to his name, and furnishing for military history...
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer, L. T. Remlap - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1885 - 768 pages
...the 25th day of December, President Lincoln received the following telegram from General Sherman: " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with a hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about twenty-five thousand bales...
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Grant and His Travels: A Descriptive Account of His Tour Around ..., Volume 1

L. T. Remlap - Voyages and travels - 1885 - 772 pages
...the 25th day of December, President Lincoln received the following telegram from General Sherman: " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with a hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about twenty-five thousand bales...
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer - Generals - 1885 - 772 pages
...the 25th day of December, President Lincoln received the following telegram from General Sherman: " l beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with a hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about twenty-five thousand bales...
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A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant

Albert Deane Richardson, R. H. Fletcher - Campaign biography - 1885 - 630 pages
...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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