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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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History of the American Civil War

John William Draper - 1870
...fighting. The Grant's dispatch to result to this time is much in our favor. Our losses the government. have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I...loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over 5000 prisoners in "battle, while he has taken from us but few except stragglers. " I propose to fight...
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History of the American Civil War: Containing the events from the ...

John William Draper - 1870
...Grant's dispatch to result to this time is much in our favor. Our losses toe government. navc j,een heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I think the...of the enemy must be greater. "We have taken over 5000 prisoners in battle, while he has taken from us but few except stragglers. " I propose to fight...
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Disaster, Struggle, Triumph: The Adventures of 1000 "boys in Blue," from ...

Arabella M. Willson - 1870 - 593 pages
...despatch to the Secretary of War, dated May llth, 1864. It reads thus : " 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. * * * And I think those of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over 5,000 prisoners by battle,...
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LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF ULYSSES S. GRANT, FROM HIS BIRTH TO THE PRESENT ...

CHARLES A. PHELPS - 1872
...renewed; and Gen. Grant sent to Washington his well-known despatch: — " We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is...have taken over five thousand prisoners by battle, whilst lie has taken from us but few except stragglers. I propose to fight it out on this line if it...
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A complete history of the great rebellion; or, The civil war in the United ...

James Moore (M.D.) - 1875
...his famous despatch to Secretary Stanton, as follows: " We have now ended the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result to this time is much in our favor....greater. We have taken over five thousand prisoners in battle, whilst he has taken from us but few, except stragglers. I propose to fight it out on this...
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The Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War in the United States of ..., Volume 3

Benson John Lossing - 1877
...as follows, dated at eight o'clock on the morning of the llth : '* We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result, to this time,...loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over &000 prisoners by battle, while he has taken from us but few, except stragglers. I propose to fight...
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A Critical History of the Late American War

Asa Mahan - 1877 - 461 pages
...now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result, to this time, is very much in our favour. Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I think the loss of the enemy must have been greater. " We have taken over 5,000 prisoners by battle, whilst he has taken from us but...
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The international portrait gallery, Volume 326

International portrait gallery - 1878
...we have remarked, formed one of the epochs of the war. "We have now ended," he said, " the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is much in our favour ; our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy — I think the losses of the enemy...
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Life and Military Career of Winfield Scott Hancock

John Wien Forney - 1880 - 502 pages
...Grant sent to the War Department the following 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 bo greater. We have taken over 5,000 prisoners in battle, while be has taken from us but few except...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 150

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1880
...Department : — ' Headquarters in the Field, 'May 11, 1864,8 AM ' Wo have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is much in our favour. Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I think the loss of the enemy must...
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