He was much too cautious - not willing to move until everything was ready. He
was also badly ... What two reasons did General McClellan proved to be an
incapable leader for ... What does lee invasion of the north suggest about his
qualities as a general ... What were the strengths and weaknesses of General
The expectations for McClellan were high as presidential aide William O. ... In
late October 1861, President Lincoln visited General McClellan shortly after ...
1861-1862 not only in terms of the specific division between North and South but
in the ... the Union be guided by reason, moderation, and enlightened
George B. McClellan (1826-1885) was a U.S. Army officer, railroad president and
... the Army of the Potomac in 1861 and briefly served as general-in-chief of the ...
and in January 1862 they issued a general order instructing the Army of the ...
Lee soon mounted an invasion of the North during the Maryland Campaign, and
We all end up studying the American Civil War for a wide variety of reasons, but I
... This talk tonight will focus on these two individuals and how they interacted, or
perhaps better .... Pope served under General Zachary Taylor at the battle of
Monterrey and received .... Peacetime army life proved a boor for George
Gen. Lafayette McLaws from their positions near the two Round Top hills. ... The I
and III Corps were so badly decimated that they were ultimately combined ... The
heavy loss of field-grade officers at Gettysburg would prove a drag on the Army of
... Meade apparently had some hope of trapping Lee north of the Potomac and ...
Dec 20, 2013 ... <sup>1</sup> Both leaders have not been immune from criticism about their tactical ...
Churchill's “Mediterranean strategy” stressed confronting the Axis powers in
North Africa before ... General McClellan may have thought they had come
downstairs to ..... The next two months were frustrating ones for President Lincoln.
May 11, 2011 ... Many people often contrast George B. McClellan to Ulysses S. Grant. ... had
fought his way along and up, I have no reason to suppose that ... I should say that
the two disadvantages under which he labored were .... were all deployed into
the Yazoo River delta region where they could not be easily recalled.
May 1, 2006 ... Part Five of our American Civil War article: Invading the North - Antietam and
Gettysburg. ... and they maintained their confidence in General McClellan, now ...
Three were to concentrate against Harper's Ferry, while two ... Even with this
information, McClellan still proved incapable of moving quickly.
Jun 12, 2006 ... They looked to leaders who would limit federal power. ... For Calhoun the tariff
controversy had two important results. .... In the end, Calhoun supported the
institution of slavery for many reasons, but at the ... Calhoun believed they were
incapable of obtaining for themselves. ..... Your statements prove it.
Dec 3, 2012 ... leading army commanders, Major Generals George B. McClellan ... Commander-
in-Chief and uniformed military leaders have proved an ... Commanders in Chief
serving during times of war were occasionally .... Lincoln's confidence by winning
victories in two early battles in the .... they gave no other man.