Book Discussion on Lincoln and McClellan

John Waugh spoke about the complex relationship between President Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan from the early days of the… read more

John Waugh spoke about the complex relationship between President Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan from the early days of the Civil War when the president appointed General McClellan as commander of the Army of the Potomac to the 1864 presidential election when McClellan ran against Lincoln on an antiwar platform. Mr. Waugh also responded to questions from members of the audience.

This was part of the Banner Lecture Series of the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Lincoln and McClellan

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Richmond, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 30, 2011
Last Aired:
Jul 31, 2011

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  • Jul 30, 2011 | 5:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 30, 2011 | 10:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2011 | 10:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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