George B. McClellan Rank
About George B. McClellan
George Brinton McClellan was an American politician, soldier, railroad executive and civil engineer. He is remembered best in history for his contributions to the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War and then later as the Commanding General of the Peninsula Campaign in the American Civil War.
He went into politics and unsuccessfully campaigned under the Democratic Party for the 1864 US presidential election, losing to Abraham Lincoln. He later served as New Jersey’s 24th Governor.
He was born to Elizabeth Brinton and Jefferson Medical College founder, Dr George McClellan as the third of their five children. He had a daughter, Mary, and son, George Jr., with his wife, Ellen.
His ability as a war general has generated controversy amongst historians. While some see him as a failure, others have praised his organizational skills and cordial relationships with his subordinates.
He died on 29 October 1885 from a heart attack.
George B. McClellan Rank
Famous quotes by George B. McClellan
The moment for action has arrived, and I know that I can trust in you to save our country.George B. McClellan
When this sad war is over we will all return to our homes, and feel that we can ask no higher honor than the proud consciousness that we belonged to the Army of the Potomac.George B. McClellan
George B. McClellan's Popularity
George B. McClellan was a famous American general and politician, 24th Governor of New Jersey, who was born on December 3, 1826. As a person born on this date, George B. McClellan is listed in our database as the 91st most popular celebrity for the day (December 3) and the 6th most popular for the year (1826).
People born on December 3 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. George B. McClellan is the 2561st most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to George B. McClellan's birthday, George B. McClellan is the 17113th most famous American and ranks 211th in famous people born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
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