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Answer: On December 22, 1864, Union General William T. Sherman presented the city of Savannah, Georgia, to President Abraham Lincoln. After capturing the city in his famous March to the Sea from Atlanta, General Sherman sent President Lincoln a telegram saying, “I beg to present to you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah”. Savannah had been one of the last major ports that remained open to the Confederates. In a reply to the telegram that’s dated December 26, 1864, President Lincoln wrote: “Many, many thanks for your Christmas gift.”

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1.Question: What did General Sherman give Abraham Lincoln for Christmas in 1864?

Answer: On December 22, 1864, Union General William T. Sherman presented the city of Savannah, Georgia, to President Abraham Lincoln. After capturing the city in his famous March to the Sea from Atlanta, General Sherman sent President Lincoln a telegram saying, “I beg to present to you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah”.

2.Question: What did General Sherman give Abraham Lincoln for Christmas in 1864?

SAVANNAH, GA., December 22, 1864 (Via Fort Monroe 6.45 p.m. 25th) His Excellency President LINCOLN: I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with 150 heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about 25,000 bales of cotton. W.T. Sherman, Major General.

3.Question: What did General Sherman give Abraham Lincoln for Christmas in 1864?

General Sherman presents President Lincoln with a Christmas gift On December 22, 1864, Union General William T. Sherman presents the city of Savannah, Georgia, to President Abraham Lincoln. Sherman…

4.Question: What did General Sherman give Abraham Lincoln for Christmas in 1864?

What did General Sherman give Abraham Lincoln for Christmas in 1864? What did General Sherman give Abraham Lincoln for Christmas in 1864? A top hat. A city. A goat. A Bible. Answer: The correct answer is A city. Categories Question-Answer. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Your email address will not be published. Comment.

5.Question: What did General Sherman give Abraham Lincoln for Christmas in 1864?

On December 22, 1864, Union General William T. Sherman presents the city of Savannah, Georgia, to President Abraham Lincoln. Sherman captured the city after his famous March to the Sea from Atlanta. Savannah had been one of the last major ports that remained open to the Confederates. After Sherman captured Atlanta in September 1864, he did not …

6.Question: What did General Sherman give Abraham Lincoln for Christmas in 1864?

William Tecumseh Sherman’s capture of the Confederate railroad hub in Atlanta on September 2, 1864 ensured the re-election of President Abraham Lincoln and the defeat of his Democrat opponent and former failed Union general who most surely would have brokered a peace with the C.S.A., thus making permanent the sundering of the United States of …

7.Question: What did General Sherman give Abraham Lincoln for Christmas in 1864?

This short telegram, from William Tecumseh Sherman to Abraham Lincoln, is dated December 22, 1864. “I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah with 150 heavy guns and plenty of…

8.Question: What did General Sherman give Abraham Lincoln for Christmas in 1864?

Skip to comments. On this date in 1864, President Lincoln receives a telegram from General Sherman. Posted on 12/21/2020 5:39:59 AM PST by Bull Snipe “I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the City of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition and about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton.”

9.Question: What did General Sherman give Abraham Lincoln for Christmas in 1864?

Telegram from General William T. Sherman to President Abraham Lincoln announcing the surrender of Savannah, Georgia, as a Christmas present to the President, 1864.

10.Question: What did General Sherman give Abraham Lincoln for Christmas in 1864?

By the time the elections were held the Union had marched through the South and Christmas 1864 was marked by a decisive victory made memorable by a note from General Sherman to President Lincoln: “I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah…”

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1  Abraham Lincoln To William Tecumseh Sherman, December 26, 1864
This video is a close reading of President Lincoln’s letter to General Sherman after the fall of Savannah in 1864. It is being published as part of my coursework for the Gilder-Lehrman Institute’s Understanding Lincoln class.
Watch Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWq4uRndUvQ

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