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[muh-klel-uh n] /məˈklɛl ən/
George Brinton
[brin-tn] /ˈbrɪn tn/ (Show IPA),
1826–85, Union general in the American Civil War. Unabridged
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  • General McClellan was over-cautious, and lingered about Washington with about 200,000 men, drilling and preparing for the battle.

    Hidden Treasures Harry A. Lewis
  • A meeting was therefore held with General McClellan at his headquarters.

    Admiral Farragut A. T. Mahan
  • Even this did not arouse McClellan, and two more weeks of inaction passed before he again set his vast army in motion.

    On the Trail of Grant and Lee Frederick Trevor Hill
  • Lee withdrew into Virginia, and McClellan was too much demoralized to follow.

    Robert Toombs Pleasant A. Stovall
  • McClellan replied that his forces were insufficient; that he was outnumbered by the enemy.

    Abraham Lincoln William Eleroy Curtis

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