- George Brin·ton [brin-tn] /ˈbrɪn tn/, 1826–85, Union general in the American Civil War.
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Examples from the Web for mcclellan
Lincoln fired McClellan, his top Civil War general, after months of exasperation over how McClellan was fighting the war.
Lincoln didn't campaign, either, but he pulled levers from behind the scenes and beat McClellan by 10 points.
Rove had lied to McClellan, who in turn unwittingly lied to the American people.Karl Rove's Book of Lies
March 12, 2010
I asked McClellan if he was frustrated that McCain was not making the case that Obama is not a genuine American.
But if McClellan was off-message in his campaign duties, he was hardly alone.
That is by far better than to make a hero out of a McClellan.
Grant has confidence in the volunteers; not so McClellan, who had only confidence in shams.
The organs of treason and of infamy refer always to McClellan.
Will Mr. Lincoln have courage to dismiss McClellan from the army?
Sympathizers with McClellan's essays on military or on other matters!