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  1. Andy Cardinal

    Special Say What? -- George B. McClellan Quote

    It is not too much of a stretch to say that there was more at stake during the first two weeks of September 1862 than at any other time during the war. Southern armies were on the move across in Mississippi, Kentucky, and western Virginia. In Virginia, after defeating two Union armies, Robert...
  2. JPK Huson 1863

    Generals Have Mothers, Too. Sophia Brinton McClellan's Giant Heart

    Philadelphia was justifiably proud of its volunteerism. Hospitals. refreshment ' saloons ', fund raising for troops- from 1861 through 1865 the city was like a massive, beating heart. Social status took a back seat to kindness- a general's wife or mother could as easily be depicted in this...
  3. lelliott19

    Interview: Longstreet says McClellan's lost opportunity was the "most disastrous failure of the war"

    On the occasion of Longstreet's visit to Antietam in 1893, a correspondent of the Washington Post recorded the General's opinions on a number of topics. In this part of the interview, General Longstreet continues his assessment in response to the question, ""What estimate do you place upon...
  4. SWMODave

    War is, after all, a pretty bad substitute for peace.

    Courtesy Wikipedia REMINISCENCES OF GEORGE B. McCLELLAN By George B. McClellan, Jr. The firing of the first gun at Fort Sumter separated my father from very many of the clearest and best friends of his youth and early manhood. " Stonewall " Jackson, Dabney H. Maury, Cadmus M. Wilcox and Samuel...
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