ln's plan to suppress the Rebellion.
dealing with McClellan and Grant.
efforts to hasten the Emancipation Proorces before attacking Manassas.
That problem General McClellan is now trying to work out.
Mr. Lincoln then told me of the plan he had recommended to McClellan, which was to send gunboats up one of the rivers — not the Jwas made at Manassas.
I took occasion to say that McClellan was ambitious to be his successor.
I am perfectlyd by the dilatory movements and inactive policy of McClellan, who had been appointed in November of the precediScott.
The forbearance of Lincoln in dealing with McClellan was only in keeping with his well-known spirit of my and navy himself.
When it pleased him to place McClellan again at the head of affairs, over the protest of , and the contest was left to Lincoln and General George B. McClellan, the nominee of the Democratic conventioArkansas, and the newly admitted State of Nevada.
McClellan carried but three states: New Jersey, Delaware, an