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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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Abraham Lincoln and the Downfall of American Slavery

Noah Brooks - 1894 - 471 pages
...Lincoln read to the enthusiastic assembly a despatch just received from Grant, in which he said : " Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy, and I propose to fight it out on this line, if it takes all summer." On another occasion, near the...
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History of the Ninth Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteers in the War of the ...

Edward Oliver Lord - 1895 - 932 pages
...sent the following bulletin to the war department at Washington : " 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 5,000 prisoners by battle, whilst he has taken from us but few, except stragglers. I -propose to fight...
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History of the Ninety-third Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865

1895 - 639 pages
...Grant sent to the Department at Washington the following dispatch: " We have now 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 by battle over 5,ooo prisoners, whilst he has taken but few except stragglers. I propose to fight it...
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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Volumes 1-2

Ulysses Simpson Grant - 1894 - 666 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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The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History ..., Volume 2

1895
...and 6th were fought the blood y battles of the Wilderness. Ou the llth Grant telegraphed to Lincoln: "Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy, and I propose to fight it out on this Hue if it takes all summer." On July 22, 1864, Atlanta fell into...
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Scribner's Popular History of the United States, Volume 5

William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay, Noah Brooks - 1897
...historic. "We have," he says, "now ended the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result to this day is much in our favor. Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I propose to fight it The Death of General Sedgwick. GRANT IN VIRGINIA. [CHAP. VIIL May 12. The Phillips...
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General Grant

James Grant Wilson - 1897 - 390 pages
...phrases: "We have now ended the eighth day of very hard fighting. The result up to this time is very much in our favor. Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I think 249 the loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken more than five thousand prisoners in battle,...
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Letters of a War Correspondent

Charles A. Page - 1898 - 397 pages
...which he went into the Wilderness. Therefore his celebrated despatch of May llth, in which he said, "Our losses have been heavy as well as those of the...loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over 5,000 prisoners by battle, whilst he has taken from us but few, except stragglers. I PKOPOSE TO FIGHT...
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Scribner's Popular History of the United States: From the Earliest ..., Volume 5

William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay, Noah Brooks - 1898
...historic. "We have," he says, "now ended the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result to this day is much in our favor. Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I propose to fight it The Death of General Sedgwick. out on this line, if it takes all summer." The work,...
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Queen of Republics: Being a Standard History of the United States, from the ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - 1899 - 936 pages
...characteristic dispatch to the Secretary of War. " We .have now," he wrote, " 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, while he has taken from us but few, except stragglers. I propose to fight it out on this...
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