George Gordon Meade


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Noun1.George Gordon Meade - United States general in charge of the Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg (1815-1872)George Gordon Meade - United States general in charge of the Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg (1815-1872)
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George Gordon Meade Memorial - Sculpted by Charles Grafly, the memorial to Gen.
One of the foremost commanders of this survey was Captain George Gordon Meade, an officer of the Corps of Topographical Engineers.
In an equally informative and fact-filled chapter, Sears chronicles the tribulations of Lincoln as commander in chief, his decision to sack Hooker as commander of the Army of the Potomac (the fourth general to suffer that fate--McClellan being counted twice), and the elevation of George Gordon Meade to army command.