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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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The Evolution of an Empire: A Brief Historical Sketch of the United States

Mary Platt Parmele - 1896 - 312 Seiten
...dispatch to President Lincoln. " DECEMBER. 22, 1864. To His Excellency, President Lincoln, Washington, DC: I beg to present you as a Christmas gift, the City of Savannah, with 150 heavy guns and about 20,000 bales of cotton. WT SHERMAN." In the meantime Grant had been moving...
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A School History of the United States

John Bach McMaster - 1897 - 507 Seiten
...telegram: SAVANNAH, Georgia, December 22, 1364. To His EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT LINCOLN, WASHINGTON, DC I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city...; also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton. WT SHERMAN, MAJOR GENERAL. Sherman had sent the message by vessel to Fortress Monroe, whence it was...
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Lincoln

David Herbert Donald - 1996 - 714 Seiten
...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...
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Rebel Georgia

F. N. Boney - 1997 - 117 Seiten
...Lincoln that was rushed by boat to Fort Monroe on the Virginia coast and then telegraphed to Washington: "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." Later he compiled a more detailed summary of the havoc his 62,000 soldiers had wrought on their march...
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Prompt a Day! 625 Thought-provoking Writing Prompts Linked to Each Day of ...

Jacqueline Sweeney - 1998 - 128 Seiten
...this day in 1864, General William T. Sherman sent a message to President Abraham Lincoln from Georgia: "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah." General Sherman meant that he had burned the entire city of Savannah to the ground at the end of the...
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The Civil War Battlefield Guide

Frances H. Kennedy, Conservation Fund (Arlington, Va.) - 1998 - 495 Seiten
...secession. The Federals occupied Savannah on lhe twenty-first Sherman wired President Lincoln. "l heg to present you. as a Christmas gift. the city of Savannah. with 150 heavy guns and plenty of ammunition: also ahout 25.000 hales of cotton." Estimated Casualties:...
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The Routledge Historical Atlas of the American South

Andrew Frank - 1999 - 144 Seiten
...Union rule. Sherman graciously sent word to President Lincoln of his victory. "I beg to present to you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with...also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton." In February, Sherman and his men left Savannah and began a 50-day, and 425-mile march through South...
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Lincoln on Lincoln

Paul M. Zall - 2003 - 216 Seiten
...people can get to heaven!" 26 On Christmas, Lincoln received a jovial despatch from General Sherman: "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" (HM 32383). Lincoln replied...
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Thirty-eighth Mexico-United States Interparliamentary Conference ..., Band 4

United States. Delegation to the Mexico-United States Interparliamentary Conference - 1999 - 445 Seiten
...president of the railroad was erected in 1883, symbolically displacing Tomochichi's grave in Wright Square. "I beg to present you as a Christmas Gift, the City of Savannah..." A brief history of Savannah. Georgia 1850-I86S rich and prosperous, antebellum Savannah was praised...
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Thirty-eighth Mexico-United States Interparliamentary Conference ..., Band 4

United States. Delegation to the Mexico-United States Interparliamentary Conference - 1999 - 445 Seiten
...president of the railroad was erected in 1883, symbolically displacing Tomochicbi's grave in Wright Square. "I beg to present you as a Christmas Gift, the City of Savannah..." A brief history of Smamah, Georgia 1850-1865 rich and prosperous, antebellum Savannah was praised by...
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