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The Peninsula Campaign was fought from March to July 1862 by the Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj. Gen. George McClellan. McClellan's overcautious approach led to a retreat by his army to the James River and it was eventual recalled to the defense of Washington DC in August 1862.

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Q: President Abraham Lincoln sent Union troops into Virginia in the spring of 1862 under the command of what general?
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