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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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Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865, Volume 2

Adam Badeau - 1881
...Major-General HALLECK, Chief of Staff of the Army, Washington, DC : We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is much in our favor. But our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. We have lost to this time eleven general...
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Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865, Volume 2

Adam Badeau - 1881
...Major-General HALLECK, Chief of Staff of the Army, Wathington, DG : We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is much in our favor. But our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. We have lost to this time eleven general...
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The Military Telegraph During the Civil War in the United States ..., Volume 2

William Rattle Plum - 1882
...in gloom over what it feared might prove useless sacrifices, viz.: We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is much in our favor. But our losses have been heavy as well as those of the enemy. We have lost to this time eleven general...
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The Diplomatic History of the War for the Union

William Henry Seward - 1883 - 626 pages
...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 is...greater. We have taken over five thousand prisoners, while he has taken from us but few, except stragglers." The battle was continued on Friday, the 13th,...
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Has Gen. Grant Genius?

J. Hagerty - 1884 - 140 pages
...have lost to this time eleven general officers, killed, wounded, and missing, and probably 20,000 men. I think the loss of the enemy must be greater ; we have taken over 4000 prisoners, while he has taken from us but a few stragglers." Badeau thinks it necessary to explain...
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Kings without crowns; or Lives of American presidents, with a sketch of the ...

Charles H. Evans - 1884 - 224 pages
...continuous. On May u, Grant sent the following despatch to Washington : — ' We 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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A Personal History of Ulysses S. Grant: Illustrated by Thirty-two Engravings ...

Albert Deane Richardson - 1885 - 609 pages
...apparently not even reading it after it was written : — " \Ve have now ended the sixth day of very bard 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 tojight it out on this...
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Fight it Out on this Line: The Life and Deeds of Gen. U.S. Grant

Phineas Camp Headley - 1885 - 425 pages
...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...greater. We have taken over five thousand prisoners in battle, while he has taken from us but few stragglers. / propose to fight it out on this line, if...
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From the tannery to the White house. Story of the life of Ulysses S. Grant

William Makepeace Thayer - 1885
...have now ended the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result, to this time, is much in our favour. Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the...greater. We have taken over five thousand prisoners in battle, while he has taken from us but few, except stragglers. / propose to fght it out on this...
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Military and Civil Life of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ...

James Penny Boyd - 1885 - 734 pages
...to this time eleven general officers, and probably twenty thousand men killed, wounded and missing. I think the loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over four thousand prisoners, while he has taken from us but few, except a few stragglers. I am now sending...
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