h a man to the Union cause.
What that something was, is not certainly known, but it is said to have been a commission as general in the rapidly gathering armies of the North, although there was then no lack of material for general officers.
Mc-Clellan appears to have thought that he was a man of capacity and promise in such a crisis, and did all in his power to prevent Buckner going astray.
But he could not be swerved from his purpose.
Apropos of these interesting efforts to secure the ad of the Department of the Ohio, which was soon enlarged to include Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, and other territory.
His headquarters were at Cincinnati, where he had previously resided as superintendent of the Ohio and Mississippi railway.
Mc-Clellan was a very attentive observer of the progress of events on the south side of the Ohio, and appeared to regret a state of neutrality which prevented him from occupying salient points on the opposite side for the defence of Cincinnati.
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