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McClellan and failure : a study of civil war fear, incompetence, and worse

Author: Edward H Bonekemper
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the eyes of many historians, Union General George B. McClellan single-handedly did more damage to the Union war effort than any other individual. The main focus of this work is McClellan's Civil War service and the ways in which the man and his decisions affected the course of the war"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bonekemper, Edward H.
McClellan and failure.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007
(OCoLC)608387043
Online version:
Bonekemper, Edward H.
McClellan and failure.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007
(OCoLC)609991113
Named Person: George B McClellan; George B McClellan; George B McClellan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward H Bonekemper
ISBN: 9780786428946 0786428945
OCLC Number: 76901881
Description: ix, 212 p. : ill., plans ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the general who failed --
Rising to power and prestige --
Winning through others in western Virginia --
Maneuvering in Washington --
Evading battle as general-in-chief --
Crawling up the Virginia peninsula --
Retreating at a distance during the seven days' battle --
Undercutting Pope --
Squandering opportunities at Antietam --
Earning Lincoln's rejection --
McClellan's motivations --
Appendix : historians' treatment of George B. McClellan.
Responsibility: Edward H. Bonekemper, III.
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