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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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And Keep Moving on: The Virginia Campaign, May-June 1864

Mark Grimsley - 2002 - 282 pages
...o'clock this morning, have just reached this Department. He says: 'We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is...loss of the enemy must be greater. We have taken over 5,000 prisoners in battle, whilst he has taken from us but few, except stragglers. I propose to fight...
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The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture

Alice Fahs, Joan Waugh - 2004 - 286 pages
...that demonstrated his resolve to fight to the end: "We have now entered the sixth day of very hard fighting. The result to this time is much in our favor....have been heavy as well as those of the enemy. ... I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer."2' Grant's farewell message to Union sold1ers...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States ..., Volume 3

Clement A. Evans - 2004 - 716 pages
...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 missinjj, and probably 20,000...
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Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant - 2006 - 544 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 HISOTRY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES

SAMUEL M. SCHMUCKER - 1885
...famous despatch to Secretary Stanton. It was as follows : " We have now 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, whilst he has taken from us but few, except stragglers. I propose to fight it out on this...
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A Complete History of the Great Rebellion: Or, The Civil War in the United ...

James Moore - 1866 - 552 pages
...his famous despatch to Secretary Stanton, as follows : " We have now 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, whilst he has taken from us but few, except stragglers. I propose tojight it out on this...
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NATIONAL HISTORY OF THE WAR FOR THE UNION, Cibil, Military and Nabal.

EVERT A. DUYCKINCK - 1861
...pointed terms : " We have now ended," said he, * Army and Navy Journal, May 14th, 1864. "the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is...heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I think the enemy's must be greater. We have taken over 5,000 prisoners in battle, while he has taken from us but...
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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...favor. Our losses have been heavy as well as those 6f the enemy. I thank the loss of the enemy must be greater. . . .'I propose to fight it out on this...
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Harper's Encyclopædia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1909: Based ...

Benson John Lossing - 1905
..."We have now ond line of intrenchments Hancock'? mm BPmTäYLYANIA COURT HOOSH. 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 отег 5,000 prisoners...
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HISTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION

THOMAS P. KETTELL - 1866
...this morning, have just reached this Department. He says : — " ' We have now ended the sixth day of very heavy fighting. The result to this time is much in our favor. Our losses ha^ been heavy, as well as those of the enemy. I think the loss of the enemy must be greater. We have...
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