George B McClellan

George Brinton McClellan

  • American

American Union general in the American Civil War - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1826/12/03 George B McClellan is born in Philadelphia, PA Born George B McClellan's Birthday
1861/07/11 Union commander Rich Mountain Battlefield Beverly
1861/07/26 General George B McClellan begins using the Madison house as his Washington headquarters. McClellan left in late October for new headquarters at a house at the corner of H Street NW and 15th Street NW (demolished). Union General Cutts-Madison House Washington, DC
1862/03/00 Over 400 Union Army ships arrive at Fort Monroe caring 12,1500 troops, 101 heavy siege guns, 44 field artillery batteries, 14,592 animals and 1,150 wagons, the largest American amphibious landing prior to World War II. Union Commander Fort Monroe Hampton Siege of Yorktown (1862)
1862/04/05 From April 5 to May 3, 1862, McClellan besieges the Warwick-Yorktown line, as Union engineers constructed fifteen separate batteries for 101 heavy guns. Union Commander Warwick Line Siege of Yorktown (1862)
1862/07/00 During the summer of 1862, President Abraham Lincoln twice meets with Gen George B McClellan at Berkeley Plantation. Union Commander Berkeley Plantation Charles City
1862/09/17 George B McClellan commands the 75500-man Army of the Potomac Union commander Antietam National Battlefield Sharpsburg Battle of Antietam
1862/10/03 President Lincoln meets with General George B McClellan near Antietam battlefield Union commander Antietam National Battlefield Sharpsburg
1862/11/07 Encamped with troops near a house, Maidstone, receives notice he is relieved of his command and will be replaced by Gen Ambrose Burnside Union commander Cromwell's Run Rural Historic District Rectortown
1885/11/29 Died Died Event
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