Union General George McClellan is a controversial figure in Civil War history, and November 5 marked the anniversary of his final removal from command in 1862. He’s been the source of history jokes ever since, but more recently has been getting a leadership re-evaluation.
In the newest (and awaited) episode of the Emerging Civil War Podcast, Kevin Pawlak and Chris Mackowski talk about McClellan’s last weeks in command. They also tackle the question: Who was George McClellan’s toughest enemy? Robert E. Lee? Abraham Lincoln? Himself?
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