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McClellan's war : the failure of moderation in the struggle for the Union / Ethan S. Rafuse.

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Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library 973.7 RAF (Text) 70743000084998 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0253345324 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 525 pages : illustrations, maps ; cm
  • Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2005]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 489-508) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"Traditions and associations ... were all on the side of the old Whig Party" -- "I can do as well as anyone in both my studies and my military duties" -- Political realignment -- "A strong Democrat of the Stephen A. Douglas school" -- To kill secession -- "A new and strange position" -- Supreme command -- "You have no idea of the pressure brought to bear here" -- "What do you think of the science of generalship?" -- The Peninsula campaign -- "I do not like the . . . turn that affairs are taking" -- "He has acted badly" -- "To meet the necessities of the moment" -- "The most terrible battle" -- "It is my duty to submit to the presdt's proclamation & quietly continue doing my duty" -- The last campaign.
Subject: McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 > Military leadership.
United States. Army > Biography.
Strategy > History > 19th century.
Command of troops > History > 19th century.
Generals > United States > Biography.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Campaigns.

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