George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826 – October 29, 1885) was an
American soldier, ... After two years, he changed his goal to military service. ...
Upon their return to civilization on J...
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
Major General George B. McClellan (National Archives) ... “more errors were
committed by the Union commander than in any other battle of the war. ... other
wing of the army – his Second Corps and Mansfield's Twelfth – on the march
north. ... But Sumner needed to cross the Antietam and march two miles to the
scene of the ...
Their Union counterparts were unhappy with the war continuing, but they were ...
received the surrender of three Confederate armies and two were put to flight in
total ... As a field army commander and then as General-in-Chief of all Union
armies, ... Thus, Civil War generals such as Grant, Lee, Longstreet, Bragg,
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.
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.
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, ....
Pope served under General Zachary Taylor at the battle of Monterrey and ..... of
the Potomac was filtering north at a pace that, if you were a McClellan supporter,
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.
McClellan, with his army of recruits, will not attempt to come out against us this
autumn. ... Interestingly, Jackson was not the first to suggest a general northern
movement. ... Though southern leadership considered an invasion into the heart
of ... They reason that the Confederate armies, operating across the vast southern
Oct 24, 2014 ... But greatness they earned, and here are five of the best: ... D-Day and Tarawa
were tough battles, but at least the attackers were backed by massive resources.
... until war-weariness induced the North to accept Southern independence. ....
where he proved himself incapable of competently commanding ...