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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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Story of the Confederate States; Or, History of the War for Southern ...

Joseph Tyrone Derry - Confederate States of America - 1895 - 430 pages
...entered the city December 23d, and sent the following dispatch to Mr. Lincoln : " I beg to present to you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah with...heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about 25,000 bales of cotton." In Sherman's official report he states that he had carried away with him 10,000...
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The Story of a Thousand

Albion Winegar Tourgée - United States - 1896 - 409 pages
...until Sherman sent his famous dispatch to Lincoln which set the joy-bells of the North ringing again : "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." To this laconic message, President Lincoln replied : 347 EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, December...
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Richmond During the War: Four Years of Personal Observation

Sallie A. Brock - History - 1996 - 389 pages
...wrote : "I beg to present you as a Chr'istmns gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." The fall of Savannah greatly increased the despondency in the Confederacy. Calculations of failure...
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Rebel Georgia

F. N. Boney - History - 1997 - 117 pages
...Lincoln that was rushed by boat to Fort Monroe on the Virginia coast and then telegraphed to Washington: "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." Later he compiled a more detailed summary of the...
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Prompt a Day!: 625 Thought-Provoking Writing Prompts Linked to Each Day of ...

Jacqueline Sweeney - Education - 1998 - 112 pages
...this day in 1864, General William T. Sherman sent a message to President Abraham Lincoln from Georgia: "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah." General Sherman meant that he had burned the entire city of Savannah to the ground at the end of the...
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The Civil War Battlefield Guide

Frances H. Kennedy, Conservation Fund (Arlington, Va.) - History - 1998 - 495 pages
...secession. The Federals occupied Savannah on lhe twenty-first Sherman wired President Lincoln. "l heg to present you. as a Christmas gift. the city of Savannah. with 150 heavy guns and plenty of ammunition: also ahout 25.000 hales of cotton." Estimated Casualties:...
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The Routledge Historical Atlas of the American South

Andrew Frank - History - 1999 - 144 pages
...Union rule. Sherman graciously sent word to President Lincoln of his victory. "I beg to present to you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with...hundred and fifty heavy guns, and plenty of ammunition, also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." In February, Sherman and his men left Savannah and...
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Lincoln on Lincoln

Paul M. Zall - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 216 pages
...people can get to heaven!" 26 On Christmas, Lincoln received a jovial despatch from General Sherman: "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah with 150 heavy guns and plenty of ammunition and also about 25000 bales of cotton" (HM 32383). Lincoln replied...
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The Union Image: Popular Prints of the Civil War North

Mark E. Neely, Harold Holzer - Design - 2000 - 266 pages
...of the best-remembered military reports of the entire war: "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 cotton." An appreciative Lincoln replied on December 26: "Many,...
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A Penny Urned

Tamar Myers - Fiction - 2009 - 288 pages
...Lincoln. Please bear with me while I quote that audacious message: To His Excellency Dear Sir: 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. W. T. Sherman, Maj.Gen...
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