Fair Oaks 1862: McClellan's Peninsular Campaign (Campaign, by Angus Konstam

By Angus Konstam

Following its humiliating defeat on the First conflict of Bull Run, basic George B. McClellan took command of the Union military of the Potomac. within the spring of 1862, having rebuilt his forces, the "Little Napoleon" devised a plan to finish the battle in one crusade. Transporting his military by way of sea to the Virginia Peninsula, he might outflank accomplice forces and march unopposed on Richmond, the Southern capital. over the top warning squandered the chance, besides the fact that, and on 31 could the Confederates struck at McClellan's divided forces at reasonable Oaks. This booklet information McClellan's debatable Peninsula crusade and the southern try to halt the Union juggernaut.

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