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George McClellan

Union General (Famous Figures of the Civil War Era)

by Brent P. Kelley

  • 286 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • United States,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • History - Exploration & Discovery,
  • Generals,
  • McClellan, George Brinton,
  • Campaigns,
  • McClellan, George Brinton,,
  • 1826-1885,
  • Biography,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8159346M
    ISBN 100791064042
    ISBN 109780791064047
    OCLC/WorldCa46769759

    The family tree for General George B. McClellan is still in the early stages of research. The family tree listed here should not be considered exhaustive or authoritative. Oftentimes the family trees listed as still in progress have derived from research . The papers of U.S. Army officer and governor of New Jersey George Brinton McClellan () consist of 33, items (59, images), most of which were digitized from 82 reels of previously produced microfilm. Spanning the years , with the bulk dating from to , the collection contains correspondence, telegrams, memoranda, diaries, writings, notes, .

      Born in Philadelphia on December 3, , George B. McClellan graduated from West Point in before serving in the Mexican War. At the start of the Civil War, McClellan was put in a position of leadership and after a successful campaign in Virginia he was given command of the Army of Potomac, one of the Union's strongest : $ One major strength of Union General George B. McClellan was his ability to excel as a operational strategist. His idea for the Peninsula campaign is an example.

    George McClellan almost universally gets a bad rap for his performance in the Civil War. The author argues that this is perhaps not entirely justified. He doesn't claim that he was a great general, just that if the same criteria are applied to the more celebrated generals a more balanced perspective can be gained.   McCLELLAN AN ANALYSIS of GEORGE McCLELLAN'S On Septem , a pair of Union soldiers of the Twenty-Seventh of Indiana accidentally stumbled upon a copy of General Robert E. Lee's campaign orders in a field near Frederick, Maryland, where two days earlier, a Confederate courier had somehow dropped it.


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George McClellan by Brent P. Kelley Download PDF EPUB FB2

By General George B. McClellan (–), designated the "Young Napoleon," George McClellan book the commander of all the Northern armies.

He forged the Army of the Potomac into a formidable battlefield foe, and fought the longest and largest campaign of the time as well as the single bloodiest battle in the nation's by: Sears has written books on both of McClellan's major campaigns (To the Gates of Richmond: The Peninsula Campaign & Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam), as well as editing The Civil War Papers Of George B.

McClellan: Selected Correspondence, He knows his subject matter well and, unlike some military biographies, manages not 4/5.

Ethan S. Rafuse's book on McClellan ("McClellan's War") is another example of a fresh look at McClellan. To do so and fly in the face of the "communis opinio" (the widely held view) of McClellan is in itself by: 5.

The binding has solid throughout the book; but the front hinge has a touch of separation. The book contains a frontispiece illustration of General McClellan as well as other illustrations and maps throughout the book. Fully indexed. pages. Overall a nice, original, “Shoulder Strap” book - the memoir of Civil War General George B.

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Facebook gives people the. George B. McClellan: the young Napoleon User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Sears finds serious faults with McClellan's generalship in each of the Civil War campaigns, especially in in Virginia and at Antietam, Maryland, perhaps the turning point battle of the war.1/5(1).

George B. McClellan, in full George Brinton McClellan, (born December 3,Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died OctoOrange, New Jersey), general who skillfully reorganized Union forces in the first year of the American Civil War (–65) but drew wide criticism for repeatedly failing to press his advantage over Confederate troops.

George McClellan was a U.S. Army engineer, railroad president and politician who served as a major general during the Civil War. McClellan was well liked by his men, but his reticence to attack.

Imagine, for a moment, that it is and you are Gen. George B. McClellan, commander of the Army of the Potomac, the Union’s premier fighting force.

The. George McClellan Co-Authors New Book Routledge recently published Student Clashes on Campus: A Leadership Guide to Free Speech.

The book is co-authored by UM Higher Education associate professor George McClellan and Jeffrey C. Sun, professor of higher education and affiliate professor of law at the University of : Neal Hutchens.

"George McClellan: The Young Napoleon" is one of the best biographies I have read in awhile. I know the outlines of General McClellan's lack of success during the Civil War, but this biography put meat on the bones.

The author is obviously a scholar of the Civil War as the research for this book demonstrates.4/5(16). George B. McClellan and Civil War History book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this volume, the author presents a framework /5(12).

George Brinton McClellan, –85, Union general in the American Civil War, b. Philadelphia. After graduating () from West Point, he served with distinction in the Mexican War and later worked on various engineering projects, notably on the survey (–54) for a Northern Pacific RR route across the Cascade Range.

Controversial commander of the Northern army in the Civil War, Gen. George McClellan saw himself as God's chosen instrument for saving the Union. Self-aggrandizing, with a streak of arrogant stubbornn.

McClellan was born to George McClellan, a Yale graduate who completed medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, and to Elizabeth S. Brinton. At five years of age, McClellan entered school.

He attended private schools and a preparatory school before entering the University of Pennsylvania in MCCLELLAN, George B.

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In this revealing book, Thomas W. Cutrer provides the definitive edition of McClellan’s detailed diary and letters from his service in the Mexican War (–), during which he began the rise that culminated in his being named general in chief of the Union forces and commander of the Army of the Potomac early in the Civil War.

George McClellan resigned his commission in and began a successful career as chief engineer and vice president of Illinois Central Railroad and President of the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad. InMajor Marcy and family had traveled to.

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McClellan’s military reputation.” —Chronicles Bold, brash, and full of ambition, George Brinton McClellan seemed destined for greatness when he assumed command of all the Union armies before he was It was not to be. George Brinton McClellan (December 3, – Octo ) was a Union. Although McClellan was meticulous in his planning and preparations, these characteristics may have hampered his ability to challenge aggressive opponents in a fast-moving battlefield environment.

By General George B. McClellan (–), designated the "Young Napoleon," was the commander of all the Northern armies. He forged the Army of the Potomac into a formidable battlefield foe, and fought the longest and largest campaign of the time as well as the single bloodiest battle in the nation's history.4/4(1).

About George McClellan, Historian, Political Observer George G. McClellan, a California native, was a Regular Army veteran and served a tour in post war Korea. His post army professional career covered 43 years in law enforcement including the California Highway Patrol and the US Naval Investigative Service (NCIS), among others.