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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. "
The Story of the Great Republic - Seite 219
von Hélène Adeline Guerber - 1899 - 349 Seiten
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Freedom Triumphant: The Fourth Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Band 7

Charles Carleton Coffin - 1890 - 506 Seiten
...marched into the city. It was ( a brief but a felicitous despatch which General Sherman sent to President Lincoln. "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." There was joy in the White House, Washington, on Christmas-eve when the despatch reached President...
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Freedom Triumphant: The Fourth Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Band 7

Charles Carleton Coffin - 1890 - 506 Seiten
...city. It was a brief but a felicitous despatch which General Sherman sent Dec. 23, 1864. r to President Lincoln. " I beg to present you as a Christmas gift...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." There was joy in the White House, Washington, on Christmas- eve when the despatch reached President...
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Freedom Triumphant: The Fourth Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Band 7

Charles Carleton Coffin - 1890 - 506 Seiten
...a brief but a felicitous despatch which General Sherman sent Dec. 23, 1864. r to President Lmcoln. "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." There was joy in the White House, Washington, on Christmas- eve when the despatch reached President...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - 1890 - 778 Seiten
...hands of the enemy. Slierman announced his success in a characteristic despatch. lie wrote to President Lincoln : " I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift,...hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." And thus ended the story of the march to the...
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My Story of the War: A Woman's Narrative of Four Years Personal Experience ...

Mary Ashton Livermore - 1890 - 700 Seiten
...Savannah, which he presented to the President in the following terse despatch, — " I beg to present yon, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty guns, plenty of ammunition, and twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." There proved to be thirty-eight...
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The Leading Facts of American History

David Henry Montgomery - 1891 - 359 Seiten
...President,*— " SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, Dec. 22, 1864. "To his Excellency, President Lincoln, Washington, DC: " I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the City...ammunition; also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton. " WT SHERMAN, Major- General! ' * Sherman's men had long before come to the conclusion that the sea-coast...
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The Leading Facts of American History

David Henry Montgomery - 1891 - 359 Seiten
...President, — "SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, Dec. 22, 1864. " To his Excellency, President Lincoln, Washington, DC : " I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the City...ammunition; also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton. "WT SHERMAN, Major-General."1 Sherman's men had long before come to the conclusion that the sea-coast...
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LIFE AND REMINISCENES OF GENERAL WM. T. SHERMAN

DISTINGUISHED MEN OF HIS TIME. - 1891
...army, and toward the end of December Sherman was able to send a dispatch to President Lincoln, saying: "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah with 150 heavy guns, plenty of ammunition, and 25,000 bales of cotton/' The appreciation of Congress was...
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The Deseret Weekly, Band 52

1891
...fighting. He occupied Savannah towards the close of the year. From that city he wrote to Lincoln saying: "I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah, with 150 guns and 25,000 bales of cotton." From Savannah Sherman marched through the Atlantic States to...
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The Life of General William T. Sherman

James Penny Boyd - 1892 - 608 Seiten
...great victory. His dispatch to President Lincoln, which was sent by boat to Fortress Monroe, ran — " I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." He became the recipient of congratulatory dispatches from the President, many members of his cabinet,...
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