1862: In Their Words

1862_-in-their-wordsThis page is an archive of blog posts from the series 1862: In Their Words.

The series began in January 2017 and will continue for the entire year. Exploring the thoughts, feelings, actions, and consequences of real people caught in the turmoil of civil war, 1862: In Their Words provides a quote with contextual background regarding the author, location, or event.

George B. McClellan

George B. McClellan

1862: “The Best Man For The Place

1862: “We Have The Greater Numbers”

1862: “Now That Begins To Look Like Business”

1862: “How I Long To Hear From You”

1862: “I Cannot Expect To Be Of Much Service In The Field”

1862: “Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory”

1862: “An Unconditional and Immediate Surrender”

1862: “Too Much Scattered”

1862: “The Final Result In Our Favor Is Not Doubtful”

1862: “The Gradual Abolishment Of Slavery”

Battle of Hampton Roads, March 9, 1862

1862: “The Power & Endurance Of Iron-Clad Vessels”

1862: “Victory Attends Us”

1862: “A New Era In Warfare”

1862: “You Must Act”

1862: “No Equal On This Continent”