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Q: Was George B McClellan a Union or Confederate?
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What private company did US General George B McClellan hire for espionage work on Confederate operations?

Allan Pinkerton was hired by US General George B. McClellan for espionage work for confederate operations.


Who was the commanding general of the union?

The General in Chief was at the outset of the US Civil war was General Winfield Scott. He would be replaced by George B. McClellan, followed by Henry Wager Halleck, and finally the post went to Ulysses S. Grant who held the post at the end of the war.


What did the reelection of lincoln in 1864 show?

The reelection of Abraham Lincoln in 1864 showed that the war effort had turned in the North's favor. The election was between Lincoln and George B. McClellan.


Who was the Union Army leader in the Civil War?

Here are the Union Generals who served in the Civil War. * Winfield Scott: July 5, 1841 - November 1, 1861 * George B. McClellan: November 1, 1861 - March 11, 1862 * Henry W. Halleck: July 23, 1862 - March 9, 1864 * Ulysses S. Grant: March 9, 1864 - March 4, 1869


When did US president Abraham Lincoln arrive at Harrisons Landing to confer with General George B McClellan?

On July 7,1862, Lincoln went to Harrison's Landing to personally know what McClellan's operational plans were. The only thing he got was a letter in which the general, instead of expressing his intention regarding what kind of action he was going to develop on his front, gave a paternalistic suggestions and advice about governmental policy; (source: "Own Story" by George Brinton McClellan, page 487 and following.). It was the second time the general addressed to Lincoln such a kind of message, what would have been enough to sent him before a court martial, but Lincoln didn't react.

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How did George B McClellan deal with the confederate states?

George b McClellan was a Union general. All the generals do is command their troops.


Who is the leaders of the Battle of Antietam?

Confederate: Robert E. Lee ,,, Union: George B. McClellan


Who was the leader of the union in the Battle of Antietam?

The commander of the Unions Army of the Potomac at Antietam was Major General George B. McClellan.


What caused Peninsular campaign of Union General George B McClellan to fail?

McClellan's Peninsular campaign failed because the Confederate army was defending Richmond better that McClellan anticipated. They retreated, then turned and attacked McClellan, surprising the Union general.


What was the relationship between Union General George B McClellan and his chief of staff in 1862?

Union General George B. McClellan had a loyal staff of Union army generals. McClellan's chief of staff was his father in law.


What private company did US General George B McClellan hire for espionage work on Confederate operations?

Allan Pinkerton was hired by US General George B. McClellan for espionage work for confederate operations.


What was the middle name of George B McClellan?

Former Union general George B. McClellan's middle name was Brinton.


In the Battle of Antietam who were the leaders involved in the accual battle?

general robert e lee general george b mcClellan union soldier confederate soldiers


What did Union general George B McClellan blame for the defeat of the Peninsula campaign?

A more cautious Confederate general was replaced by the more aggressive Robert E. Lee.


Who was the General of the Union Battle of Antietnam battle?

George B. McClellan


Who was the union commander at the battle of seven pines?

George B. McClellan


What was the date that Union General George B McClellan first saw the secret battle plans of General Robert E Lee in Maryland?

Union General George B. McClellan received the battle plans for the Confederate invasion of Maryland on September 13, 1862. He recognized the value of knowing Lee's plans and the opportunity he had to catch and defeat Lee. McClellan immediately informed President Lincoln of this opportunity.