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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 Eighty-seventh Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers: Prepared ...

George Reeser Prowell - 1903 - 306 pages
...Grant sent this famous dispatch to the War Department: "We have ended the sixth day of hard fighting. 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." "In the afternoon of May 13, the brigade...
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Harper's Encyclopędia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1906, Volume 8

Benson John Lossing - 1905
..."We have now ond line of intrenchments Hancock's men, SPOTTSYLYANIA COURT MOUSE. 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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General Lee: His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865

Walter Herron Taylor - 1906 - 314 pages
...that have reached there since Burnside's departure. And on May 11th: 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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Addresses, Volumes 1-5

Andrew Sloan Draper - 1906 - 101 pages
...ended the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result up to this time is very 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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History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania, Volume 2

Henry Wilson Storey - 1907 - 1844 pages
...May llth, at 8:30 a. in., Grant sent this telegram to Gen. Hal leek: "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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A Life of Lincoln for Boys

Frances C. Sparhawk - 1907 - 328 pages
...constant manceuvering and fighting. And on the eleventh Grant sent to Washington that famous dispatch: "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." But not only all summer, but all...
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Leading American Soldiers

Robert Matteson Johnston - 1907 - 371 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. We have lost to this time eleven general off1cers killed, wounded, and missing, and probably twenty...
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Grant's Campaigns of 1864 and 1865: The Wilderness and Cold Harbor (May 3 ...

Charles Francis Atkinson - 1908 - 466 pages
...official letter, which the visitor carried with him to Washington. " We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is much in our favour. But our losses have been heavy as well as those of the enemy. . . . I think the loss of the...
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Grant, the Man of Mystery

Nicholas Smith - 1909 - 381 pages
...at an early hour on Wednesday morning the 11th, he sent the following message to Secretary Stanton: "Our losses have been heavy, as well as those of the...prisoners by battle, while he has taken from us but few, excepting stragglers." To this dispatch belongs a paragraph which contains another of Grant's burning...
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Robert E. Lee, Man and Soldier

Thomas Nelson Page - 1911 - 734 pages
...terrible cost of the slight advance which he had made. "We have now," he says, "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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