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God’s Chosen Instrument

December 2023
1min read

… In the Republic’s darkest hour he took command. In the black days after Bull Run he won West Virginia for the Union. He raised a magnificent army and led it forth to meet Robert E. Lee, an opponent he found “cautious and weak.” Why hasn’t history been kinder to Gen. George B. McClellan? Stephen W. Sears tells the peculiar story of a man it is almost impossible to underrate.

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