me was Elizabeth Brinton, is still living.
The eldest son, Dr. J. H. B. McClellan, is a physician in Philadelphia; and the youngest, Arthur, the religious enthusiasm of one of Cromwell's Ironsides.
Young McClellan was a little under the prescribed age when he entered the Academythe Academy, as well as more attentive to its regular studies.
McClellan was graduated in the summer of 1846, before he had completed his nt than the dreary monotony of a frontier post or a harbor fort.
McClellan went at once into active service as brevet second lieutenant of eic warfare were not called into play.
The duties in which Lieutenant McClellan now found himself engaged were very congenial to him, and heIn a letter written in the course of the summer to his brother, Dr. McClellan, with whom his relations have always been of the most affectionen they are too. I am perfectly delighted with my duties.
Lieutenant McClellan sailed with his company, seventy-one strong, from New York,