George B. McClellan

George B. McClellan

Civil War (Union) · US Army · Major General

Commander of the Union Army appointed by Abraham Lincoln.

Mexican-American War (1846 - 1848)
Branch

Army

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Major battles

Battle of Contreras, Battle of Churubusco, Battle of Chapultepec

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Rank

Brevet first lieutenant, Captain (peacetime)

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Conflict Period

Mexican-American War

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Service Start Date

1846

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Service End Date

1857

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Union) (1861 - 1865)
Conflict Period

Civil War (Union)

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Rank

Major General

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Service Start Date

1861

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Major Battles

Battle of Rich Mountain, Seven Days Battles, Battle of Antietam

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Commands held

Department of the Ohio, Army of the Potomac

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Branch

Army

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Service End Date

1864

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about George B. McClellan

    On 1 November 1861, President Abraham Lincoln appointed George B. McClellan as commander of the Union Army, replacing Winfield Scott.

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