“Little Mac”: A brief biography of General George Brinton McClellan

George Brinton McClellan, organizer and first General of the Army of the Potomac and presidential candidate who ran against Abraham Lincoln in 1864, was well known to the people in the Ohio River Valley.  McClellan was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania into a life of privilege.  Raised to be a gentleman, McClellan entered the University of Pennsylvania at the age of […]

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