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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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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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The Novels, Stories, Sketches and Poems of Thomas Nelson Page, Volume 18

Thomas Nelson Page - 1912
...slight advance which he had made. "We have now," he * Taylor's "Lee," p. 224. 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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The Strategy of Robert E. Lee

John Joseph Bowen - 1914 - 256 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 up to this time eleven general officers killed, wounded, and missing, and probably 20,o00...
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Field, Camp, Hospital and Prison in the Civil War, 1863-1865: Charles A ...

Charles Alfred Humphreys - 1918 - 428 pages
...send off this hasty despatch to the Secretary of War: "We have now ended the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result to this time is much in our favor. Our losses have been heavy, but I think the loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over four thousand prisoners in battle,...
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Infantry Journal, Volume 20

1922
...be understood from a message to the President, dated May 11, 1864: 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. ... I think the loss of the enemy must...
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The Civil War in America, Volume 2

Walter Gaston Shotwell - 1923
...oftener quoted, perhaps, than anything he ever wrote. ' We have now ended,' he said, ' 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. We have lost to this time eleven...
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Memoirs and Selected Letters: Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, Selected ...

Ulysses Simpson Grant, Library of America, Abraham Baldwin Professor of the Humanities William S McFeely, PH D - 1990 - 1199 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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General Lee, His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865: With Personal Reminiscences

Walter Herron Taylor - 1994 - 314 pages
...that have reached there since Burnside's departure. And on May llth: 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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Cigars, Whiskey and Winning: Leadership Lessons from General Ulysses S. Grant

Al Kaltman - 2000 - 336 pages
...protracted one. On May 1 1th, Grant wrote to Halleck: We have now ended the 6th day of very hard fighting.. .our losses have been heavy as well as those of the enemy.... I am now sending back.. .all my wagons for a fresh supply of provisions and ammunition, and propose to...
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Grant

Jean Edward Smith - 2001 - 784 pages
...and jotted a brief message, cigar firmly clinched between his teeth. "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." Grant estimated his casualties at 20,000....
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