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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. "
Life and Military Career of Major-General William Tecumseh Sherman - Page 295
by Phineas Camp Headley - 1865 - 368 pages
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Sherman and His Campaigns: A Military Biography

Samuel Millard Bowman, Richard Biddle Irwin, Richard Bache Irwin - United States - 1865 - 512 pages
...the following brief note to President Lincoln, announcing this happy termination o the campaign:— " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." The number of pieces of artillery captured, as subsequently ascertained by actual inspection and count,...
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Sherman and His Campaigns: A Military Biography

Samuel Millard Bowman, Richard Biddle Irwin - Bookbinding - 1865 - 520 pages
...following brief note to President Lincoln, announcing this happy termination of the campaign :— " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." The number of pieces of artillery captured, as subsequently ascertained by actual inspection and count,...
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Sherman and His Campaigns: A Military Biography

Samuel Millard Bowman, Richard Biddle Irwin - Bookbinding - 1865 - 512 pages
...following brief note to President Lincoln, announcing this happy termination of the campaign : — " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city...ammunition, and also about twenty-five thousand bales of ootton." The number of pieces of artillery captured, as subsequently ascertained by actual inspection...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...of December to General Sherman, who on the 22d sent a dispatch to the President, presenting to him " as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah with one...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton.'' The fall of Savannah was not the only success which made the month of December glorious. It was preceded...
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close ..., Volume 1

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, December 22. " To His Excellency President LINCOLN: "I beg to present you, аз a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred...and also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton. (Signed) "W. T SHERMAN, Major- General." A few days later he issued the following order for the government...
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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of ..., Volume 4; Volume 1864

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1865
...President announced this crowning success of the campaign: ЗАУАМНАП, О A.. December 22. ait Excellency President Lincoln : I beg to present you...Christmas gift the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fiftv heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about twentyfive thousand bales of cotton. WT SHERMAN,...
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The United States Service Magazine, Volume 3

Military art and science - 1865
...and finesse, Sherman announced his achievement in the following brief dispatch to the President : — "I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty heavy yuns and pknty of ammunition, and also about twentij-fivi thousand oakx of cotton." Subsequently, on...
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A chronological record from the Creation to the present time

1865
...Generals Sherman and Foster's despatches with regard to the capture of this important city : — " His Excellency 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. — WT Sherman, Major-General."...
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close ..., Volume 1

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...General Sherman sent -the following dispatch to Washington : — " SA VASNAH, GEORGIA, December 22. " To His Excellency President LINCOLN : " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gin, the city оГ Savannah, with one hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also...
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THE HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA

JOHN S. C. ABBOTT - 1866
...next day, the following telegram was flashed along the wires to Washington: — "SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, December 22, 1864 " His Excellency PRESIDENT LINCOLN...and also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton. " Wę T. SHERMAN, Major-General." This memorable campaign -developed, from its commencement to its...
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