General McClellan and the conduct of the war. By William Henry Hurlbert.

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William Henry Seward sent a Memorandum titled "Some Thoughts for the President's Consideration" on April 1st The memorandum outline some very outlandish propositions regarding Fort Sumter and the potential start of the War that many considered him to be pranking the president.   Historian Lewis Sorley — author of ’s well-regarded A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and Final Tragedy of American’s Last Years in Vietnam — now zeroes in on General William Westmoreland. Not only is Sorley — a third-generation graduate of West Point — a Vietnam veteran and a historian, but he worked for Westmoreland as well. REPORT OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL IOWA TO CIVIL WAR ERA. This is the complete report consisting of pages. The book has been re bound into two volumes. The first volume is the report consists of pages. The volumes are in good to fair condition with some of the pages showing some water marks and tearing and with some of the pages coming away from the binding (the second Seller Rating: % positive. Battle of Antietam, also called Battle of Sharpsburg, (Septem ), in the American Civil War (–65), a decisive engagement that halted the Confederate invasion of Maryland, an advance that was regarded as one of the greatest Confederate threats to Washington, D.C. The Union name for the battle is derived from Antietam Creek, which flows south from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to the.

As a result, Rafuse sheds light not only on McClellan’s conduct on the battlefields of but also on United States politics and culture in the years leading up to the Civil War. “Any historian seriously interested in the period will come away from the book with useful material and a better understanding of George B. McClellan.”. General McClellan's peninsula campaign: review of the report of the Committee on the Conduct of the War relative to the Peninsula Campaign / by Hiram Ketchum. [New York: s.n.], Korn, Jerry. War on the Mississippi: Grant's Vicksburg Campaign / by Jerry Korn and the editors of Time-Life books.   The Democratic ticket of had a pro-War Presidential Nominee (McClellan) an anti-War Vice-Presidential Nominee (Pendleton) while the party platform was for peace with the South (and personally rejected by McClellan). This contributed greatly to Lincoln's landslide: most people didn't know what they would be voted for if they voted Democratic. ‎William Henry Hurlbert () was an American journalist; born in Charleston, S. C. He returned to S. C. on the death of his father; came under the influence of his half-brother, Stephen who later moved to Illinois and became an ally of Lincoln. Conflicted, he wanted the Union preserved, but fe.

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McClellan organized and led the Union army in the Peninsula Campaign in southeastern Virginia from March through July It was the first large-scale offensive in the Eastern Theater. Making an amphibious clockwise turning movement around the Confederate Army in northern Virginia, McClellan's forces turned west to move up the Virginia Peninsula, between the James River and York River, landing from Chesapeake Bay.

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McClellan was a modern general who tried to wage modern warfare in conflict with a society and political leadership that did not appreciate his vision of how the Civil War should be conducted. But one must go back even earlier in McClellan’s life and look at his involvement with. For Library of Congress collections, please click on the catalog record links for a fuller description and additional links to available online finding aids, indexes, and digital collections.

John C. Babcock Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. LC catalog record. McClellan ably built the army in the early stages of the war but was a sluggish and paranoid field commander who seemed unable to muster the courage to aggressively engage Confederate General.

As others have noted, he was an excellent commander to build and train the Army of the Potomac. However, he was so proud of his accomplishments in that area that he could not bring himself to fully apply the weapon he built against his enemy.

In b. Author: Bruce Tap. Title: The Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. The Joint Committee was created in December following the Federal disaster at Ball's Bluff and during its four years of existence investigated a variety of war related activities and enterprises.

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Kent State University Press. In determining the worse Generals of the American Civil War, this list will take us from battlefield blunders to portraits on urinals. No doubt, I will likely have a great deal of criticism regarding my choices, as this is certainly a passionate and controversial subject for most individuals who love American Civil War history.

Hugh Judson Kilpatrick (USA) General Kilpatrick was known for. William Henry Hurlbert is the author of Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (1 of 2) ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Ireland Under 4/5(2). mwschel: This is a most interesting topic and thread, and gave me some new perspectives on McClellan.

Previously, even after reading some very good material on the Peninsula Campaign such as Stephen W. Sears, "To the Gates of Richmond," I considered McClellan a mere fool, braggard, in over his head, an inept commander, certainly outclassed by his Confederate opponnents and other Union generals.

George B. McClellan. McClellan was an interesting man, full of both strengths and weaknesses. A brilliant engineer and a great organizer, McClellan created the Army of the Potomac, the Union's.

WILLIAM HENRY MCCLELLAN was the son of HANNAH HOGE/HOGUE and WILLIAM MCCLELLAND of PA, OH, and KS. As the 9th of their 10 or 11 children, he was born in OH after his parents moved there from Fayette Co, PA between - WHM probably enlisted in response to n's appeal for day men; men who were.

Historic encounter in which General McClellan and his Union soldiers moved in through the James and York rivers (a peninsula) to capture Richmond the Confederate capital Merrimack A reconditioned U.S.

war ship raised by Confederates with old iron railroad rails plating its sides. The military telegraph network proved its value in coordinating broad strategy within the first year of the war.

On Februjust hours after the fall of Fort Donelson, McClellan engaged in a three-way real-time conversation with Generals Henry Wager Halleck and Don Carlos Buell to discuss plans for advancing to Nashville.

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Gen. George B. McClellan, from Jto November 7, by: McClellan, George Brinton, Published: (). George Brinton McClellan (December 3, – Octo ) was a major general during the American Civil organized the famous Army of the Potomac and served briefly (November to March ) as the general-in-chief of the Union in the war, McClellan played an important role in raising a well-trained and organized army for the Union.Embattled Democrats nominated deposed and overcautious war hero, General McClellan; the Copperheads managed to force into the Democratic platform a plank denouncing the prosecution of the war as a failure but McClellan, repudiated this defeatist declaration.

The Democrats cried, “Old Abe removed McClellan.The future general could trace his roots back to William Bradford of the Mayflower, although the McClellan name did not reach America until his great-grandfather emigrated to Worcester, Massachusetts, after participating in the Scottish struggle against British rule at the battle of Culloden.

A member of the second generation of American.