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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 and Civil Life of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant: Leading Soldier of the Age ...

James Penny Boyd - 1885 - 734 pages
...have now ended the sixth day of very hard 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 officers, and probably twenty thousand men killed, wounded...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Volume 2

Ulysses Simpson Grant - 1885 - 1231 pages
...have now ended the 6th day of very hard fighting. The result up 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 officers killed, wounded and missing, and probably twenty...
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Military and Civil Life of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ...

James Penny Boyd - 1885 - 734 pages
...have now ended the sixth day of very hard 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 officers, and probably twenty thousand men killed, wounded...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Volume 1

Ulysses Simpson Grant - 1885 - 1231 pages
...have now ended the 6th day of very hard fighting. The result up 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 officers killed, wounded and missing, and probably twenty...
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Perley's Reminiscences of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Perley Poore - 1885
...recruits, saying, " We have ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result at this time is very much in our favor. Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer." General Lee, wishing to force General...
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A Short History of the War of Secession, 1861-1865

Rossiter Johnson - 1888 - 552 pages
...now ended the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result up to this time is much in our favor. But our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. ... I am now sending back to Belle Plain all my wagons for a fresh supply of provisions and ammunition, and...
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Fighting Phil: The Life and Military Career of Philip Henry Sheridan ...

Phineas Camp Headley - 1889 - 380 pages
...: '• We have now entered 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 Tan-yard to the White House: The Story of President Grant's Life

William Makepeace Thayer - 1889 - 411 pages
...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. I propose to fight it out on this...
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A Junior Class History of the United States: To which are Added the ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1890 - 307 pages
...sent a dispatch to the War Department, in which he said, " We have now (May 11) ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result, to this time,...losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. 1 propose tojight it out on this line, if it takes all summer." 49. Siege of Petersburg, — Butler,...
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Recollections of President Lincoln and His Administration

Lucius Eugene Chittenden - 1891 - 470 pages
...of that conversation, seemed to be the fulfilment of prophecy — " We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is...enemy. I think the loss of the enemy must be greater. ... I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer." XXXVI. THE CONFEDERATES EXCHANGE...
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