McClellan : from Ball's Bluff to Antietam / by George Wilkes.
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|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis||[H] ISLM 973.7 H739p no. 8 (Text)||00000106170665||Holliday Collection||Available||-|
- Physical Description: 40 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: New York : S. Tousey, 1863.
- Manufacturer: New York : Wynkoop, Hallenbeck & Thomas.
Comprising part of a series of articles which first appeared in "Wilkes' spirit of the times" [July 9, 1862-March 30, 1863]--Preface.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Philosophy of idolatry : is McClellan a hero? -- McClellan inside and out -- A refutation -- The opiate of the North -- The tragedy at Centreville -- The Battle of Antietam -- Fitz Napoleon no more -- The new leader -- The modern Arnold -- Téte d'armee -- McClellan : a retrospect -- Little Mac -- The conservative plot.
"The following articles are portions of a series which appeared originally in Wilkes' spirit of the times, and which were devoted to the review of General McClellan and his battles, from the time of the commencement of his career at Ball's Bluff, down to what Mr. Wilkes has justly characterized as 'the unspeakably disgraceful battle of Antietam' ... Mr. Wilkes began to criticise McClellan's movements, and in placing a few of his articles before the public, in connected form, it is not out of place to state, that the universal verdict of the country has attributed more influence to them in removing McClellan from command, than all other pressures put together"--Preface.
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