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1861: “Nobody Knows His Plans”

December 31, 1861 Genl [General] McClelllan and his chief of staff, Genl Marcey, are both very sick – Said to be typhoid fever – and this making much difficulty. The Genl it seems, is very reticent. Nobody knows his plans. The … Continue reading

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