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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 of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ... - Page 133
by Loomis T. Palmer - 1885 - 772 pages
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Grand Mass Meeting at the Cooper Institute

New York (State). Citizens - 1867 - 40 pages
...expression which has served to give him an immortal renown. . , , . . : ' "We have now ended the sisth day of very heavy fighting.. The result, to this time,...been heavy as well as those of the enemy. I think the losses of the eueiuy must bo greater; we have taken ovur 5,000 prisoners by battle, whilst he has taken...
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life of david bell birney, major-general united states volunteers

1867
...the first definite information, when he telegraphed to Washington: "We have now entered the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is much in our favor. We have taken over five thousand prisoners in battle. I propose to fight it out on this line, if it...
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A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant: With a Portrait and Sketch of ...

Albert Deane Richardson - 1868 - 560 pages
...apparently not even reading it after it was written : — " We have now ended the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result, to this time, is much in our...greater. We have taken over five thousand prisoners in buttle, while he has taken from us btit few, except stragglers. I propose to fight it out on thialine,...
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The Life of Ulysses S. Grant: General of the Armies of the United States

James Harrison Wilson, Charles Anderson Dana - 1868 - 424 pages
...he sent to the War Department the following characteristic bulletin: " We have ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is...the loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken 5,000 prisoners by battle, whilst he has taken from us but few except stragglers. I propose to fight...
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Life and Public Services of General Ulysses S. Grant: From His Boyhood to ...

Charles A. Phelps - 1868 - 344 pages
...well-known despatch: — " We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this tune is much in our favor. Our losses have been heavy as...have taken over five thousand prisoners by battle, whilst he has taken from us but few except stragglers. I propose to figld it out on this line if it...
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A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant: And Sketch of Schuyler Colfax

Albert Deane Richardson - 1868 - 560 pages
...apparently not even reading it after it was written :— " We have now ended the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result, to this time, is much in our...think the loss of the enemy must be greater. We have ttiken over five thousand prisoners in battle, while be has taken from us but few, except stragglers....
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Life and Services of Gen. U. S. Grant

Henry Coppée - 1868 - 465 pages
...Secretary of War : HEADQUARTERS IN THE FIELD, May 11, 1864, 8 A. ?,r. We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result, to this time,...heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I think the lose of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over five thousand prisoners by battle, while he has...
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The life and campaigns of general U.S. Grant, from boyhood to his ...

Phineas Camp Headley - 1869 - 757 pages
...unyielding courage and hope : — ra THt Finn, May 11, 1864—8 i. «. 'We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result, to this time,...have taken over five thousand prisoners by battle, whilst he has taken from us but few, except stragglers. I propose to fight it out on this line, if...
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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of ..., Volume 4

1869
...morning, have just reached this department. He says : "We have now ended the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result to this time is much 'in our...greater. We have taken over five thousand prisoners in battle, while he has taken from us but few except stragglers. " I propose to tight it out on this...
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The Life and Campaigns of General U. S. Grant: From Boyhood to His ...

Phineas Camp Headley - 1869 - 757 pages
...courage and hope : — TEES ni THE FliLD, May 11, 1864 — 8 A. a. We have now ended tbo sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result, to this time,...those of the enemy. I think the loss of the enemy must ho greater. "We have taken over five thousand prisoners hy battle, whilst he has taken from us hut...
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