Title the life, campaigns, and public services of general mcclellan contributor names tb peterson & brothers (philadelphia, pa), pub. The life, campaigns and public services of general mcclellan (george b mcclellan) : the hero of western virginia, south mountain and antietam. The life, campaigns, and public services of general mcclellan catalog record - electronic resource available a digital reproduction made from a copy held by the university of michigan is available from the university of michigan's making of america web site. Mcclellan, george brinton (november 23, 1865 - november 30, 1940), politician and university professor, was the older of two children and the only son of general george brinton mcclellan and mary ellen (marcy) mcclellan. The seeds of military life were fostered during the first world war and raised to maturity during world war ii general mcclellan is credited with the quick .
The press, which had been clamoring for action, branded the general as “mac the unready following the second battle of bull run , mcclellan commanded union forces protecting washington he repeated his success with whipping the soldiers into fighting shape and was able to stop the army of robert e lee at the battle of antietam. Meade’s first experience as a combat commander came during general george b mcclellan’s peninsula campaign in the spring and summer of 1862, when the union army of the potomac attempted to . Mcclellan was born in philadelphia, pennsylvania into a life of privilege raised to be a gentleman, mcclellan entered the university of pennsylvania at the age of thirteen and later the united states military academy at west point in 1842 at the age of fifteen.
The battle of antietam was, for all intents and purposes, over throughout the fighting, mcclellan had kept maj gen fitz-john porter’s v corps, plus a division of the vi corps, in reserve committing them at any point during the fight might have carried the day for little mac. Mcclellan’s wife or brilliant and beautiful life for ellen mary was a social whirl and george mcclellan kept his courtship alive by mail general mcclellan . George b mcclellan (1826-1885) was an american soldier and politician, best known for his service in the american civil war, where he was a major general in the union army he was very popular with his men, despite having a number of serious shortcomings as a commander. The life, campaigns, and public services of general mcclellan (george b mcclellan): the hero of western virginia south mountain and antietam.
Mcclellan was a great army organizer and gave his men pride unfortunately he was a poor battle commander , i've read some of frye's account and i'm stunned how he can presume mcclellan was anything else but and over cautious poor field commander , oak grove was a classic example of mcclellan at work and the only other example of a significant . The history of fort mcclellan fort mcclellan has a proud and fascinating history which dates back to the spanish-american war the seeds of military life were fostered during the first world war and raised to maturity during world war ii. Quiz & worksheet - general mcclellan's role in the a premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets mcclellan's post-civil war political life .
It's difficult to effectively campaign for a position in which the general public has such little interest mcclellan: the hardest part of holding public office is taking the first step | bill . The vision of general george mcclellan closely related to george washington’s vision, but not as well known is a vision given to general george b mcclellan, one of the generals who took part in the second peril against america. General george mcclellan was the union army’s first commander in the early part of the american civil war because of how the union army was faring under his leadership, mcclellan was regarded as an ineffective general, if not a failure.
The compensations for this concession were to be: mcclellan was to be promoted immediately to be general of the army, his father-in-law marcy was to be appointed major- general, and a suitable recognition of the democratic party would be made in other appointments. On nov 1, 1861, abraham lincoln appointed george b mcclellan to the post of commanding general of the united states army a first-rate organizer, mcclellan proved to be far from a great commander. Undated correspondence of members of the mcclellan family, including kate mcclellan buchanan, william c mcclellan, aurora pryor mcclellan, matilda mcclellan, thomas nicholas mcclellan, thomas c mcclellan, and sallie [mcclellan davis].