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George B. McClellan

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George B. McClellan

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During the Civil War, McClellan drew Abraham Lincoln's ire when he refused to go on the offensive against the Confederate Army. McClellan made little effort to hide his disdain for the president, referring to him as a "baboon." In November 1862, Lincoln removed him from command.

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