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Document Details


Title: Letter from George Brinton McClellan, September 21, 1862
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S7502-D321
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 03-Dec-1826
Speaker place of birth: Philadelphia, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel; Politician; State governor
Age at speaking: 36
Document location: Sharpsburg, MD
Document date: 21-Sep-1862
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chain of command; Correspondence; Economics; Intellectual life; Letters and mail; Political rivalries; Politics; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S7502-D321-2096