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Montgomery C. Meigs recollections

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1030
Scope and Contents Typed copy of Meigs reminiscence on the relations of President Lincoln and Secretary Stanton mainly with General McClellan. He discusses the replacement of Scott with McClellan, an unproductive meeting between McClellan, the President and a few others, McClellan's subsequent behavior and Lincoln and Stanton's responses to McClellan and other generals with a defense of those responses. A three page letter, Oct. 7, 1864, to General Sheridan's headquarters, regarding the death of his son and...
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  • Names: McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 X
  • Subject: American Civil War, 1861-1865 X