General McClellan in the Civil War


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McClellan replaced General Winfield Scott as Commander of union forces in the Civil War.  While he enjoyed only limited military success, he can be credited with the training up of the Union Army. Below, we track his Civil War military career on the pages of Harper's Weekly, the most popular newspaper of the day.  Click on the thumbnails to be taken to the complete, readable newspapers.

George McClellan in Harper's Weekly

Picture and Biography of George McClellan

McClellan Takes Command

McClellan Takes Command of Union Forces

George McClellan on Horseback

General McClellan on Horseback

McClellan in Frederick Maryland

McClellan Entering Frederick Maryland

McClellan and Staff

General McClellan and Staff



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