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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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Mr. Punch's Victorian Era: An Illustrated Chronicle of the Reign ..., Volume 2

Punch (London, England) - Caricatures and cartoons - 1886
...the long run the North must win. On this date General Sherman, writing to President Lincoln, said : " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with 500 heavy gun;) and plenty of ammunition, and also about 25,00x3 bales of cotton.'' Sherman had just...
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A Short History of the War of Secession, 1861-1865

Rossiter Johnson - United States - 1888 - 552 pages
...Geary's division of the Twentieth Corps marched in. The next day Sherman wrote to the President : " 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." Sherman's entire loss in the march had been seven...
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

L. T. Remlap - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1885 - 768 pages
...the 251h 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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Living Leaders of the World: Comprising Graphic Biographies of the Men and ...

Biography - 1889 - 614 pages
...city soon fell, and on December 23 Sherman telegraphed to President Lincoln : " I beg to present to you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." But his work was not done. He set about the reorganization of civil affairs at Savannah, and then turned...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1890 - 752 pages
...hands of the enemy. Slierman announced his success in a characteristic despatch. lie 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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Freedom Triumphant: The Fourth Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Volume 7

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1890 - 506 pages
...city. It was a brief but a felicitous despatch which General Sherman sent Dec. 23, 1864. r to President Lincoln. " I beg to present you as a Christmas gift...hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." There was joy in the White House, Washington, on...
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Freedom Triumphant: The Fourth Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Volume 7

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1890 - 506 pages
...marched into the city. It was ( a brief but a felicitous despatch which General Sherman sent to President Lincoln. "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift...hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." There was joy in the White House, Washington, on...
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Freedom Triumphant: The Fourth Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Volume 7

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1890 - 506 pages
...a brief but a felicitous despatch which General Sherman sent Dec. 23, 1864. r to President Lmcoln. "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." There was joy in the White House, Washington, on...
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My Story of the War: A Woman's Narrative of Four Years Personal Experience ...

Mary Ashton Livermore - Flags - 1890 - 700 pages
...Savannah, which he presented to the President in the following terse despatch, — " I beg to present yon, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty guns, plenty of ammunition, and twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." There proved to be thirty-eight...
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The Leading Facts of American History

David Henry Montgomery - United States - 1891 - 359 pages
...President, — "SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, Dec. 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."1 Sherman's men had long...
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