1887 McClellan's Own Story - Memoir Union General George McClellan - Civil War. 678 pages with tight binding and various illustrations. No marks or writing on the inside.Binding is very tight as pages would barely stay open for pictures. Cover shows light wear with a crack on the right side of spine. The spine leather has separated from the front cover (hopefully can be repaired). Pages are bright with NO foxing. Please see all pictures for condition.
Discusses General McClellan's experiences during the Civil War with great content on the campaigns of the Union Army in Virginia. Historians and Civil War enthusiasts will enjoy this candid autobiography that tells McClellans Civil War story from his point of view and includes numerous private letters and communications about battles, fellow generals, and President Abraham Lincoln. Remastered with the original period font and a new cover design fit for display in the finest reading rooms. Born in Philadelphia and destined to become the governor of New Jersey, George B. McClellan is known as one of the most significant Union generals early in the American Civil War.
He played an important role in raising the Army of the Potomac and served as general in chief of the Union army for a brief period. He was removed from command in 1862 and went on to a successful career in politics and writing.
Approx 9 1/4" h x 6 1/2"w. Feel free to ask any questions or request more pictures.
Thanks for looking and see my other listings for more military books on the Civil War WWI and WW2. The item "1887 McClellan's Own Story Memoir Union General George McClellan Civil War" is in sale since Thursday, September 30, 2021.This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "oldsmobile88" and is located in Lakeside, California. This item can be shipped to United States.