The Civil War, Day by Day

Gen. George McClellan


Gen. George McClellan, USA, Dies

He appeared reluctant to do battle, however, and when he failed to pursue General Robert E. Lee’s retreating Confederates after the Battle of Antietam, President Lincoln permanently removed him from command.




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