Peninsula Campaign and Second Battle of Manassas, 1862

Contributed by Neal West

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Joseph E. Johnston versus George B. McLennan: A Union army under McLennan lands in the peninsula with the intent of advancing west to take the Confederate capital of Richmond, but a Confederate army under Johnston stands in his way. With a vast numerical superiority, is McLennan the Union commander who will actually defeat Johnston, capture Richmond, and end the war?


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Readers Comments (1)

  1. The name of Union general George B. McClellan is misspelled on the main page for the Peninsula campaign (not within the animation) several times as McLennan.

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