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CONTENTS SET THREE:

READING #7

MARY TODD LINCOLN WRITES TO HER HUSBAND ABOUT MAJ. GENERAL GEORGE McCLELLEN

Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady

 

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General George McClellan

 

Visit the Library of Congress "With Malice Toward None" site and read the letter that First Lady Mary Lincoln sent to her husband concerning the recommendation to "fire" General George McClellan.  Whether she was the motivating reason or not, the general was fired November 2, 1862.  

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