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 Posted: Tue Dec 18th, 2012 03:01 am
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I agree with you Bob. McClellan was incompetent bordering on cowardice in my opinion. In "Battle Cry of Freedom" and in "Recollections and Letters of Robert E. Lee", the general consensus is that McClellan was never supported enough to risk his life and his troops lives but when it came to Pope, he would not do the same thing he accused his superiors of doing - aiding the ally.

Running opposite Lincoln in 1864, the man who gave him a generalship and defended him was the last straw in my opinion.

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