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Preserving Civil War sites

April 24, 2012
By DAVE McKAIN , Parkersburg News and Sentinel

By April 1861, President Lincoln was in trouble. The South was doing well, and his General McClellan was doing poorly, not willing to engage and pursue the enemy. So he replaced Gen. McClellan with Gen. George Halleck. Gen. McClellan was sent to try to take Richmond.

 
 

 

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