1862/01 - President's General War Order No. 1

1862/01 - President's General War Order No. 1

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Jan 27, 1862
President’s General War Order No. 1
by Abraham Lincoln

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On January 27, President Lincoln issued a war order authorizing the Union to launch a unified aggressive action against the Confederacy. George B. McClellan leading the mostly ignored the order.

It's been debated if Lincoln's order was justified or if he was meddling in Military Affairs just a...
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