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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. "
Record of the Thirty-third Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry: From Aug. 1862 ... - Page 105
by Andrew J. Boies - 1880 - 168 pages
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The American Exchange and Review, Volume 17

Finance - 1870
...army entered on the following day. Gen. Sherman then sent to President Lincoln the following dispatch: "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." Thus was closed a march...
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The Century, Volume 54

1897
...the 22d the general sent his famous despatch to the President, which reached him on Christmas eve: ĢI 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.o BUTLER'S EXPEDITION AGAINST...
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The Comic History of the United States: From a Period Prior to the Discovery ...

John D. Sherwood - United States - 1870 - 549 pages
...Savannah. Gathering its crop into one bundle, he despatched it to Mr. Lincoln with this epistle : " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty guns, plenty of ammunition, and also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton."...
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A School History of the United States

William Henry Venable - United States - 1872 - 241 pages
...Savannah was evacuated a few days after, and Sherman sent the following dispatch to President Lincoln: " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with 150 guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about 25,000 bales of cotton." Sherman remained nearly a month at...
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A Child's History of the United States, Volume 2

John Gilmary Shea - Indians of North America - 1872
...men killed, — I and two hundred and forty-five wounded. He telegraphed to the President : " I bog to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty heavy guns, and plenty of ammunition, aiid also about twenty-five thousand bales...
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The History of the State of Ohio: From the Discovery of the Great Valley, to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Northwest, Old - 1875 - 876 pages
...in his heroic march to Savannah. On the 32d of December, 1865, he telegraphed President Lincoln : " 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...
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A complete history of the great rebellion; or, The civil war in the United ...

1875
...the 22d. The city had surrendered to General Geary. Sherman sent the President this despatch: '• I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty guns, plenty of ammunition, and about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton."...
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The History of Our Country from Its Discovery by Columbus to the Celebration ...

Abby Sage Richardson - United States - 1875 - 600 pages
...shouts of delight as they reached the end of their march. Sherman at once telegraphed to Lincoln, " I beg to present you as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty guns, plenty of ammunition, and 25,000 bales of cotton." I think President Lincoln...
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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES.

SAMUEL ELIOT - 1876
...Sherman in person. On the 22d, Savannah surrendered, and on the 26th, the triumphant general telegraphed to the president, " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah." His objects had been completely obtained, the Georgia railways being broken up, the manufactories,...
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History of the United States: From 1492 to 1872

Samuel Eliot - United States - 1876 - 507 pages
...Sherman in person. On the 22d, Savannah surrendered, and on the 26th, the triumphant general telegraphed to the president, " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah." His objects had been completely obtained, the Georgia railways being broken up, the manufactories,...
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