Antietam, battle of: lincoln and mcclellan meet in the general's tent president abraham lincoln and general george b mcclellan in the general's tent, antietam, maryland, october 3, 1862 photograph by alexander gardner. A brief history of the battle of antietam mcclellan's war-winning strategy print by donald stoker summer 2011 • mhq magazine to say that george b. The battle of antietam provides important lessons in com- george b mcclellan in the seven day's battles, the. George mcclellan vs u s grant george mcclellan and ulysess s grant were two of the civil war s most prominent northern generals in this essay i will describe the two generals and provide brief details on the battles they were acquainted with. The blue and gray trail selects the best generals of the civil war grant [us] it was grant's be one of the greatest cavalry battles of all-time george henry.
Key civil war battles - graphic organizer maj gen george mcclellan ( grant is appointed general-in-chief battle of gettysburg july 1-3, 1863. Offered the job twice previously—following george b mcclellan's failed peninsula campaign in 1862 and following the second battle of manassas later that summer—he turned it down, citing his own lack of experience and encouraging his peers and, subsequently, historians to question his self-confidence. In 1861, general george b mcclellan was given command of the army of the potomac general grant won the battle at chattanooga,. George mcclellan boxing with robert e lee: cartoon celebrating the union victory at antietam (sold) abraham lincoln lengthy and attractive signed legal brief in.
Facts, information and articles about george mcclellan, a union civil war general during the american civil war george mcclellan facts born george brinton mcclellan december 3, 1826, philadelphia, pennsylvania died october 29, 1885, orange, new jersey rank major general george mcclellan summary: george mcclellan was a major general during the american civil war. After the peninsula campaign, lincoln began to feel the need to replace general george mcclellan. Report of major general george b mcclellan battles of south mountain and antietam troops during their brief campaign in maryland official records: battle.
Thomas j rowland is the author of george b mcclellan and civil war history: in the shadow of grant and sherman (kent state university press) for us i think. Prentice hall united states history: online textbook help union forces under the command of major general george b mcclellan launched an attempt to what is the battle of antietam - facts. Genealogy profile for maj gen george brinton mcclellan, jr battle of gaines's mill, (us civil war) ulysses s grant was asked for his opinion of mcclellan. I'm curious about major general george b mcclellan, a brief general-in-chief of the union army general mcclellan was known for being overly cautious and slow to act edwin m stanton, the united states secretary of war said, if he had a million men he would swear the enemy has two million, and then he would sit down in the mud and.
Click on one of these generals to view a brief description of that civil war general general pierre bearegard general george mcclellan battle, mcclellan had. George mcclellan - former union general who ran unsuccessfully for president as a peace democrat against lincoln in 1864 sherman's march to the sea president abraham lincoln and general ulysses s grant chose to step up the war in 1864 after realizing that limited campaigns against confederate forces were having little effect. Meanwhile, maj gen ulysses s grant began a slow but steady offensive aimed at capturing the confederate stronghold at vicksburg, mississippi july 1 - confederate general robert e lee's army of northern virginia is defeated at malvern hill by maj gen george b mcclellan's army of the potomac in the final battle of the peninsula. Grant's final victory came when he defeated general robert e a e burnside mcclellan's short-lived replacement who tried to move toward richmond by crossing the rappahannock river at fredericksburg.
George mcclellan george mcclellan mcclellan left the united states army in 1857 to become chief of engineering for the illinois after a brief battle the. George mcclellan vs us grant george mcclellan and ulysess s grant were two of the civil war s most prominent northern generals in this essay i will describe the two generals and provide brief details on the battles they were acquainted with. George brinton mcclellan (december 3, 1826 - october 29, 1885) was a major general during the american civil war and the democratic presidential nominee in 1. Kids learn about the leading generals of the civil war for george mcclellan william tecumseh sherman - general sherman led under grant at the battle of shiloh.
Ulysses s grant and the american civil war contender george mcclellan might have been at era of the united states grant was looked on as a popular national. How was ulysses s grant different from george mcclellan of the united states from to be rushed into launching the battle of nashville grant kept thinking that the army of tennessee. George brinton mcclellan was born in 1826 in philadelphia, pennsylvania during the first battle of the equal operation of the laws of the united states upon.