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Catalog Number MS 728-01-01-01
Object Name Telegram
Scope & Content This collection consists of a negative photocopy of William Tecumseh Sherman's telegram to President Abraham Lincoln, presenting the City of Savannah to the President as a Christmas gift. The telegram was sent from Savannah, Georgia, on December 22, 1864. The original telegram is in the National Archives.
Physical characteristics None
Creator Sherman, William Tecumseh, 1820-1891
Title Telegram, W.T. Sherman to President Lincoln, presenting the City of Savannah as a Christmas gift. Savannah, Ga., Dec. 22, 1864
Copyrights Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection William Tecumseh Sherman telegram
Subjects Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1965--Campaigns
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Savannah (Ga.)--History--Siege, 1864
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
Sherman's March to the Sea
Telegrams
Christmas presents
People Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Classification Government & Politics