McClellan's Own Story: the War for the Union (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

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Published posthumously in 1887, the Civil War general tells the story of his controversial service. Drawing on private correspondence with his wife and others, McClellan guides us through the causes of the war, including his engagements at Yorktown, Richmond, Antietam, and across the Potomac. He offers candid assessments of his military and political allies and opponents.

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McClellan's Own Story: the War for the Union (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Overview


Published posthumously in 1887, the Civil War general tells the story of his controversial service. Drawing on private correspondence with his wife and others, McClellan guides us through the causes of the war, including his engagements at Yorktown, Richmond, Antietam, and across the Potomac. He offers candid assessments of his military and political allies and opponents.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411442122
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 3/15/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 698
  • Sales rank: 897,435
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author


George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885) was born in Philadelphia. He graduated from West Point in 1846, joining the Army Corps of Engineers and serving in the Mexican War. After years of service, he decided to quit and focus on railroad assessment. But he volunteered to rejoin for the Civil War. In 1864 he ran against Lincoln for President; he was never president but was elected governor of New Jersey in 1878.

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