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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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The Civil War by Campaigns

Eli Greenawalt Foster - 1899 - 286 pages
...pithy bulletin : HEADQUARTERS IN THE FIELD, May 11, 1864 — 8 AM We have now ended the sixth day of heavy fighting. The result to this time is much in...the loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken 5,000 prisoner by battle, whilst he has taken few from us but stragglers. I propose to fight it out...
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A Junior Class History of the United States: To which are Added the ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1899 - 382 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,...have been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I propose to fight it out on this line, if it lakes all summer." 48. Who planned the Virginia campaign...
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The Story of the Great Republic

Hélène Adeline Guerber - 1899 - 349 pages
...these three battles. But Grant knew this was the quickest way to end the war, and wrote to Lincoln : " Our losses have been heavy as well as those of the enemy ; but I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer." The news of these losses was...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States History, Volume 3

Clement Anselm Evans - 1899
...Halleck: We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting, the result to this time 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 20,000...
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Slavery and Four Years of War: A Political History of Slavery in ..., Volume 2

Joseph Warren Keifer - 1900
...forward." General Grant, the morning of the nth of May, wrote Halleck: "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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Harper's Encyclopædia of United States History: From 458 A.D. to 1902, Volume 8

Benson John Lossing, John Fiske, Woodrow Wilson - 1901
...village. At the second line of intrenchments Hancock's men. SPOTTSTLVANIA COURT HODSE. ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is...been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I think those of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over 5,000 prisoners by battle, while he has taken...
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Harper's Encyclopædia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1902: Based ...

Benson John Lossing - 1901
...have now ond line of intrenchments Hancock's men. BrOTTSÏLTAjni СОСИТ HOCSI. ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is...in our favor. Our losses have been heavy, as well ae those of the enemy. I think those of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over 5,000 prisoners...
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Department, Fred Crayton Ainsworth - 1972
...UNITED STATES, Near Spotsylvania Court-House, May 11, 1864 — 8.30 am 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 1 1 general...
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Ulysses S. Grant

Walter Allen - 1901 - 153 pages
...hero of Vicksburg, he sent this bulletin to the War Department : " 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 11 general...
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Genealogical History of the Grannis Family in America from 1630 to 1901 to ...

Sidney S. Grannis - 1901 - 55 pages
...1864, 8:30 am MAJ. GEN. HALLECK, Chief of Staff of Army, General : 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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