Browsing named entities in Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them.. You can also browse the
collection for George A. McCall or search for George A. McCall in
Your search returned 42 results in 14 document
. . I was tired out last night.
My horse was young and mild, and nearly pulled my arm off. The cheering of the men made him perfectly frantic, and, as I had to keep my cap in my right hand, I had only my left to manage him.
I have just time to write a very few lines before starting out. Yesterday I threw forward our right some four miles, but the enemy were not accommodating enough to give us a chance at them, so I took up a new position there and reinforced it by sending McCall over to that side.
I am now going over again to satisfy myself as to the state of affairs, and perhaps edge up another mile or so, according to circumstances.
When I returned yesterday, after a long ride, I was obliged to attend a meeting of the cabinet at eight P. M. and was bored and annoyed.
There are some of the greatest geese in the cabinet I have ever seen — enough to tax the patience of Job. . . .
Oct. (11?)-. . .I rode all over our new positions yesterday to make some little ch