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George B. McClellan

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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...

What two reasons did General McClellan proved to be an incapable ...

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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 McClellan?

McClellan at Antietam - Civil War Trust

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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 ...

U.S. Grant and Operations | eHISTORY

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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, McClellan ...

Commanding in Chief, Strategic Leader Relationships in the Civil War

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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.

Disappointing Generals: McClellan, Wavell & Auchinleck | Lincoln ...

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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.

John Pope and George McClellan at Second Manassas

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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,  ...

Ulysses S. Grant Reflects on George B. McClellan – Crossroads

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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.

Confederate Strategy - Lee-Jackson Foundation

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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  ...

Masters of the Battlefield: The Five Greatest U.S. Generals in History ...

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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 ...

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Abraham Lincoln and George B. McClellan - Abraham Lincoln's ...

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The expectations for McClellan were high as presidential aide William O. ... After meeting with President Lincoln and military leaders in Washington in late July ... 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  ....

Did General George B. McClellan prolong the American Civil War ...

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Jan 12, 2015 ... I'm curious about Major General George B. McClellan,... ... ““If he had a million men he would swear the enemy has two million, and then he would .... Lee certainly believed (and stated) that if Richmond were not held it would prove ... What is usually not discussed on the Civil War if the North would of had a ...

American Civil War: Invading the North

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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.