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" We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result, to this time, is much in our favor. Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I think the loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over five thousand prisoners... "
The Life and Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. U. S. Grant, from His Boyhood to the ... - Page 484
by Phineas Camp Headley - 1866 - 720 pages
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The Works of William H. Seward, Volume 5

William Henry Seward - New York (State) - 1884
...expressed himself, concerning the state of the campaign, in these words : " We have now ended the eighth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time...those of the enemy. I think the loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over five thousand prisoners, while he has taken from us but few, except...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 4

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...time, sent this memorable dispatch to Washington : " HEADQUARTERS IN THE FIELD, May 11, 1804—8 AM " We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting....those of the enemy. I think the loss of the enemy must be greater (than ours). We have taken over five thousand prisoners by battle, whilst he has taken from...
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 3

Robert Tomes - United States - 1862
...occasion that General Grant wrote his famous dispatch : " We have now ended the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result to this time is much in our favor....those of the enemy. I think the loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over five thousand prisoners in battle, while he has taken from us few except...
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The Tanner-boy: And how He Became Lieutenant-general

Charles Wheeler Denison - Electronic book - 1864 - 308 pages
...and force. In a telegram to the Secretary of War, dated "Ilf THE FIELD, May llth, '64," he says: " We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting....those of the enemy. I think the loss of the enemy must be greater. " We have taken over five thousand prisoners in battle, while he has taken from us but...
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UNITED STATES CHRISTIAN COMMISSION.

1864
...Secretary of War : "We have now ended the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result has been very much in our favor. Our losses have been heavy, as...those of the enemy- I think the loss of the enemy must begreater. We have taken over 5,000 prisoners in battle, while he has taken but few from us except...
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The Hero Boy: Or, The Life and Deeds of Lieut-Gen. Grant

Phineas Camp Headley - Generals - 1864 - 340 pages
...Washington. It reveals at once his consciousness of fatal havoc, and yet unyielding courage and hope : " We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result, to this time, is very much in our favor. Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of Ihe enemy. I think the loss...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 29

American literature - 1864
...quietly, and on that morning Grant sent his first official dispatch to the Secretary of War. He said: " We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is very much in our favor. Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I think Ihe low...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...following pithy but rather roseate bulletin : "HEADQUARTERS IN THE FIELD, > "May 11, 18U4— 8 AM f " t attack also on this side." " HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, ".SAVAGE'S STATION- innch in our favor. " Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I think the loss of...
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THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, SIXTEENTH PRESIDENT OF THE ...

HENRY J. RAYMOND - 1865
...which General Grant sent to Washington on the night of the llth summed up the results as follows : — We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting....of the* enemy. I think the loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over five thousand prisoners in battle, while he has taken from us but few,...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...which General Grant sent to Washington on the night of the llth summed up the results as follows : — We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting....losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. J think the loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over five thousand prisoners in battle,...
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