Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A. Corps of Engineers.

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Title:Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A. Corps of Engineers.

Portrait of Major General George B. McClellan (1826-1885), who organized the Army of the Potomac and served briefly as the general-in-chief of the Union Army in the United States Civil War. He utilized his experience as chief engineer and vice president of the Illinois Central Railroad and also president of the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad as the Union army mobilized. He was nicknamed Young Napoleon.

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.61

Types:Albumen prints | Cabinet photographs
Subjects:Portraits | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union | Generals--American--1860-1870 | Generals | Military uniforms | Military officers | United States. Army. Corps of Engineers | McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885
Collection:General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-ca. 1890
Institution:University of Louisville Libraries
Original Material:

4.25 x 6.5 in. b&w cabinet card. Item Number ULPA 1986.87.61 in the General Orlando M. Poe Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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