The Path Not Taken

We are familiar with George McClellan’s historical reputation: indecisive, timid, politically ambitious, vainglorious. It is as old as the war, created by the Republicans, perpetuated by the postwar historians of Northern righteousness (e.g., James Ford Rhodes), and sustained by the neo-abolitionists of the school of America the Virtuous.

H.A. Scott Trask

H.A. Scott Trask is an independent historian from eastern Missouri.

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