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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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Our Country in Poem and Prose: Arranged for Collateral and Supplementary Reading

Eleanor Alice Persons - Readers - 1899 - 204 pages
...HM Byers. SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, Dec. 22,. 1864. To his Excellency, President Lincoln, Washington, DC: 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...
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The Story of the Great Republic

Hélène Adeline Guerber - Readers - 1899 - 349 pages
...message would probably reach the President on the 25th of December; so Sherman wrote to 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; also about twenty-five thousand bales of...
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The Civil War by Campaigns

Eli Greenawalt Foster - United States - 1899 - 286 pages
...dispelled all doubt as to Sherman's safety, and caused much joy in the North : " I beg to present to you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah, with 150 guns and plenty of ammunition; also about 2,500 bales of cotton." No events of special note occurred on...
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The History and Triumphs of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Morris - History, Modern - 1900 - 646 pages
...Lincoln to anxious inquirers, " but I know no more than you at which hole he will come out." North : " 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 twenty-five thousand bales of cotton."...
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Sherman: Fighting Prophet

Lloyd Lewis - History - 1993 - 690 pages
...Washington by the twenty-fourth or twenty-fifth. Sherman, taking Browne's advice, wrote Lincoln the message: 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 twentyfive thousand bales of...
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Sherman's March to the Sea: Hood's Tennessee Campaign & the Carolina ...

Jacob D. Cox - History - 1882 - 265 pages
...of Hood's escape from Atlanta! — and on the next day Sherman entered the city. He wired 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, also about twenty-five thousand bales of...
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Unspoiled Heart: The Journal of Charles Mattocks of the 17th Maine

Charles Mattocks, Philip N. Racine - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 446 pages
...entered Savannah on December 21, 1864. On December 22 General Sherman had wired 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, also about twenty-five thousand bales of...
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Lincoln's Generals

Civil War Institute Gettysburg College Gabor S. Boritt Director - History - 1994 - 272 pages
...devoutly believed. When Savannah fell to his army on December 22, Sherman wrote in triumph to 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." Sherman was delighted...
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Lincoln

David Herbert Donald - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 714 pages
...pessimistic, but his doubts did not disappear until he received a telegram from Sherman on December 25: "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." During the same time General...
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Songs of the Civil War

Irwin Silber, Jerry Silverman - Music - 1960 - 385 pages
...Confederacy and captured Savannah. With a flair for the dramatic, Sherman sent Lincoln a telegram: I beg to present you as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty guns and plenty of ammunition, also about 25,000 bales of cotton. Throughout...
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