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George Brinton McClellan letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 571

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter written from the Army of the Potomac headquarters on July 10, 1862. The item is addressed to Lorenzo Thomas (1804-1875), adjutant General of the Union Army. McClellan wants all of the regiments and batteries of the army brought up to "regulation" in size. He suggests combining units to bring them up to strength.

Dates

  • 1862 July 10

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from George Brinton McClellan letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

George Brinton McClellan was an American soldier, author, and businessman. He was a controversial commander of the Union Army in the Civil War (1861-1865).

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

General

Holograph, signed.

Creator

Title
Register of George Brinton McClellan letter
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 November 4
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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