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George B. McClellan. Library of Congress descr...

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After writing the November 2 post on John Brown, an email from flag3  featured for November:

The Battle of Tippecanoe:

Prelude to the War of 1812

In the sidebar was the following:
On November 1, 1861, President Lincoln promoted General George B. McClellan to general-in-chief, commander of all Union armies. About that time, McClellan had assembled a large number of troops around Washington, DC, to protect the capital, which was surrounded by ¬†Confederate forces. (more…)

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