3 edition of General McClellan and the conduct of the war found in the catalog.
General McClellan and the conduct of the war
William Henry Hurlbert
A digital reproduction made from a copy held by the University of Michigan is available from the University of Michigan"s Making of America Web site.
|Statement||by William Henry Hurlbert.|
|LC Classifications||E467.1.M2 H88|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, -312 p. :|
|Number of Pages||312|
|LC Control Number||12011031|
McClellan used this work as a platform to defend his conduct, actions, and decisions during the Mexican-American War and Civil War. This book includes letters to his wife, in which McClellan reveals his pride as a general as well as his feelings toward war. Rather than blaming McClellan for the Union's military losses, Rafuse attempts to understand his political thinking as it affected his wartime strategy. As a result, Rafuse sheds light not only on McClellan's conduct on the battlefields of but also on United States politics and culture in the years leading up to the Civil by:
The Civil War Trust had the opportunity to speak with author Richard Slotkin about his book, The Long Road to Antietam: How the Civil War Became a book looks at not only the military aspects of the Maryland Campaign, but also the complex political challenges and strategic choices facing both the Lincoln and Davis administrations in September George B. McClellan and Civil War History: In the Shadow of Grant and Sherman. Kent State University Press. pp. Stephen W. Sears. George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon. New York: Ticknor and Fields. pp. Stephen W. Sears (editor). The Civil War Papers of George B. McClellan: Selected Correspondence, Ticknor & Fields.
As a result, Rafuse sheds light not only on McClellan’s conduct on the battlefields of but also on United States politics and culture in the years leading up to the Civil War. “Any historian seriously interested in the period will come away from the book with useful material and a better understanding of George B. McClellan.”4/5(1). McClellans Own Story by George B. McClellan. George Brinton McClellan was born on December 3,, into an affluent At the outbreak of the Civil War in, he accepted command of the Lincoln removed McClellan as general-in-chief in March of, stating. The papers of U.S. Army officer and governor of New Jersey George Brinton papers relating primarily to General George B. /
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As a result, Rafuse sheds light not only on McClellan’s conduct on the battlefields of but also on United States politics and culture in the years leading up to the Civil War. “Any historian seriously interested in the period will come away from the book with useful material and a better understanding of George B.
McClellan.”/5(17). Chicago citation style: Hurlbert, William Henry. General McClellan and the conduct of the York: Sheldon and company, Web. General McClellan and the conduct of the war.
New York: Sheldon and company, (OCoLC) Named Person: George B McClellan; George B McClellan: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors /. General McClellan and the Conduct of the War | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.
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Or get business-day shipping on this item for $5 Author: William Henry Hurlbert. Author: Bruce Tap. Title: The Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. The Joint Committee was created in December following the Federal disaster at Balls Bluff and during its four years of existence investigated a variety of war related activities and enterprises.
George B. McClellan, in full George Brinton McClellan, (born December 3,Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died OctoOrange, New Jersey), general who skillfully reorganized Union forces in the first year of the American Civil War (–65) but drew wide criticism for repeatedly failing to press his advantage over Confederate troops.
General McClellan and the conduct of the war by Hurlbert, William Henry, Publication date Topics McClellan, George Brinton, Publisher New York: Sheldon and company Collection newyorkpubliclibrary; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor New York Public Library Language English.
AddeddatePages: A fascinating book and time, the fear of McClellan's military politics contributed to General John Porter's courtmartial and the oppressive Congressional Conduct on the War Committee.
A great book on an extremely capable, egotistical yet limited personality. Sears captures the man and all the conspiracies in the Army of the Potomac. After Cited by: I mentioned in another thread that I have been reading the book "Tried by War" by James M.
McPherson, about Abraham Lincoln as CIC during the Civil Wa US Civil War books / Union General McClellan - NavWeaps Forums. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This General McClellan and the conduct of the war by Hurlbert, William Henry, Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English.
Book digitized by Google from the library of. Submitted to the War Department in Augustthe report’s text alone ran to pages, excluding appendixes and index. The Democratic Party published the entire report as a book, supplemented by General McClellan and the Conduct of the War, written by a journalist who worked for the Democratic New York World.
The report had two main : Mark Grimsley. The Conduct of War is the study of the way in which political and economical changes since the French Revolution have altered both the techniques and the aims of war, and its theme is that war which is not fought in pursuance of a clear feasible policy will always end in disaster.
Fuller begins by examining the limited wars that were possible in the age of absolute rulers,/5. George Brinton McClellan (December 3, – Octo ) was a Major general in Union army during the American Civil War.
In andhe was in charge of the Army of the Potomac. He led the Peninsular Campaign, an attempt to take Richmond, Virginia that didn't : George Brinton McClellan, December 3. Stephen Sears posits that "General McClellan's importance in shaping the course of the Union during the Civil War was matched only by that of President Lincoln and Generals Grant and Sherman." and yet the "Young Napoleon" has been relegated to the shadows by historians of 4/5.
Nevins I Published after McClellan's death inthis is an account of McClellan's Civil War experiences in which he vigorously defends his decisions and his conduct during the war (both of which were subject to heavy criticism at the time and continue to be viewed unfavorably by scholars).
A beautiful copy of this important Civil War book. General McClellan and the conduct of the war. By William Henry Hurlbert. Publication info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library General McClellan and the conduct of the war.
By William Henry Hurlbert. Hurlbert, William Henry, New York: Sheldon and company, Subject terms: McClellan, George Brinton, -- Union inaction under Major General George B.
McClellan at the beginning of the Civil War provoked Congress to question his competency and President Abraham Lincoln’s judgment as commander in chief. The Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War examined McClellan’s responsibility for the defeat at Manassas (Second Battle of Bull Run), Virginia, in August.
On July 8,he met with McClellan at the general’s headquarters, to see whether he was able and willing to fight the long war. McClellan was a highly respected West Point professional, who had been put in command of the Army immediately after the disaster at Bull Run in July.
McClellan encountered the same mistakes he made previously, and he did not command or succeed in the way the Committee on the Conduct of War and President Lincoln wanted him to. President Lincoln could not tolerate McClellan's refusal of orders or his choices to not always pursue the enemy.
He believed McClellan was only hampering the war efforts. For nearly fifteen months President Abraham Lincoln tolerated undisguised resistance, incompetence, and clear insubordination from Major General George B.
McClellan, commander of the Army of the Potomac and, for a few months, General-in-Chief of all Union armed forces. The President delayed his Author: Air War College.Lee lost every battle except the battle of Gaines Mill and at a big loss of life.
The Army of the Potomac needed reinforcements and supplies but Stanton had closed down the recruitment offices in April believing the war would soon be over.
McClellan had to deal with General officers that had little or no experience leading men in : Ajhall.