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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 286 0 Browse Search
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. 238 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 188 0 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 147 3 Browse Search
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army 138 0 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 97 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 19, 1861., [Electronic resource] 87 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 75 1 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 71 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 18, 1862., [Electronic resource] 38 0 Browse Search
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n the dangers and honors of the field. Lieutenant McClellan, with ten of his men, was with General ferent regiments were quickly paraded. Lieutenant McClellan, who was in a house on the side of the A. J. Swift and Lieutenants G. W. Smith and McClellan, of the Corps of Engineers. The captain beif the defences of San Antonio, in which Lieutenant McClellan took part. His company was then transfommanding, honorable mention is made of Lieutenant McClellan and his corps. General Twiggs says, Liso disabled as to require shelter. For Lieutenant McClellan's efficiency and gallantry in this affain command of the engineer company, and Lieutenant McClellan, his subaltern, distinguished themselverisoners of many suspicious persons. Lieutenant McClellan had command of the company for a time ihe next house, and so on successively. Lieutenant McClellan led the party on one side of the streetricans drove out the occupants. It was Lieutenant McClellan's duty — or at least he considered it t[12 more...]
those military operations in Mexico in which Lieutenant McClellan was engaged,--which, indeed, could not have an experiment with an American fleet. To Lieutenant McClellan his year of active service in Mexico was of ld have been the case in any European army. Lieutenant McClellan had an unusually large experience both of fimen, is not large; but upon this select body Lieutenant McClellan had made his mark during the Mexican War, ant confidently repose in her hour of need. Lieutenant McClellan remained with his company in the city of Mexits of work, taken from a letter to his brother, Dr. McClellan, dated January 10, 1849:--On Christmas day, ordenumber of plates in outline. In June, 1851, Captain McClellan was ordered to Fort Delaware, as assistant to d within the basin of the Upper Red River; and Captain McClellan was assigned to duty with the expedition. Theition that it has resulted so fortunately. Of Captain McClellan the introduction to the Report speaks thus:--T
ards forwarded them to the family in Virginia. The enemy lost in these engagements about two hundred killed, besides wounded and prisoners, seven or eight pieces of artillery, and large military stores. General Hill failed to carry out the directions sent to him to pursue General Garnett's force, and they escaped. Colonel Pegram, however, finding that Garnett had retreated, fell back on Beverly, and was compelled to surrender at discretion, on the 13th, with about six hundred men. General McClellan occupied Huttonsville and the Cheat Mountain Pass, thus gaining the key to Western Virginia. On the 19th of July he issued the following address to the army:-- Soldiers of the Army of the West:-- I am more than satisfied with you. You have annihilated two armies, commanded by educated and experienced soldiers, intrenched in mountain-fastnesses, and fortified at their leisure. You have taken five guns, twelve colors, fifteen hundred stand of arms, one thousand prisoners, inclu
or-General. Major-General G. B. McClellan. Before General McClellan had time to decipher and reply to this despatch, the d out of the office without another word or message! General McClellan then telegraphed thus:-- Cherry-Stone Inlet, Augthe last man had disappeared from the deserted camps, General McClellan followed with his personal staff in the track of the ver might be its destination. A brief extract from General McClellan's Report at this point may be here fittingly introducobation. Immediately on reaching Fortress Monroe, General McClellan gave directions for strengthening the defences of Yorf Franklin and Sumner followed a day or two after. General McClellan remained at Alexandria till the close of the march. temporarily detached and assigned to General Pope. General McClellan commands that portion of the Army of the Potomac thateral. The practical effect of this order was that General McClellan had no control over anybody, except his staff, some h
the loss of two of the best officers in the service, General Stevens and General Kearney. On the 1st of September General McClellan went into Washington, where he had an interview with General Halleck, who instructed him verbally to take command od to the works and their garrisons, and not extending to the troops in front under General Pope. On the same day General McClellan waited upon the President of the United States, at the house of General Halleck, and in obedience to a message fromoperating with and supporting General Pope, and was asked to use his influence in correcting this state of things. General McClellan replied that the information could not be true, and that the Army of the Potomac, whatever might be their estimate not satisfy the President, who seemed much moved during the interview; and, at his earnest and reiterated request, General McClellan telegraphed to General Porter as follows : Washington, September 1, 1862. I ask of you, for my sake, that
clothing called for by requisition from General McClellan's Headquarters were not only ordered, buransportation of supplies to the army of General McClellan. In August, 1862, the superintendence aays after the date of the order removing General McClellan, he addressed, from Washington, a circuls number had been sent to the army under General McClellan; but it appears from a report of Colonelhe message. The gross injustice done to General McClellan in thus holding him up to the public as ing the troops from Harrison's Bar, that General McClellan stands upon the ground of knowledge and y or more forcibly than has been done by General McClellan himself in his Report:-- The general such want of supplies in the army under General McClellan as to prevent his compliance with the orted. From the moment of receiving them, General McClellan set himself diligently at work to get hiers to cross the river were not renewed, General McClellan had a right to suppose that the Administ[15 more...]