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 (mə-klĕl′ən), George Brinton 1826-1885.
American general and commander of the Union Army (1861-1862). His overcautious tactics prompted President Abraham Lincoln to relieve him of duty.


(məˈklɛl ən)

George Brinton, 1826–85, Union general in the American Civil War.
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Then one returned to camp with a word of encouragement from Sherman or a friendly shake of the hand from McClellan.
Sacramento County will receive funding from the Air Force to clean-up a 62-acre parcel on the former McClellan Air Force Base.
New York, July 6 (ANI): Matt McClellan, 33, a Florida pizza shop owner, cycled from St.
Scott McClellan, White House deputy press secretary and, later, press secretary during much of the Bush presidency, presents in his personal account of those highly charged years of controversy--one of several White House insider books thus far to emerge from the George W.
By Scott McClellan, 341 pages Public Affairs, New York, $27.
On the tape, McClellan was insisting that Libby and two other senior members of the administration had not leaked information about the officer, Valerie Plame.
Scott McClellan, the former White House spokesman, has again criticised Bush administration officials for their role in covering up a leak that revealed a CIA operative's identity.
In his book and in various public appearances, McClellan accuses his former boss of not being "open and forthright" about the reasons for invading Iraq, without going so far as to say that he engaged in out-and-out deception.
What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception, Scott McClellan, Public Affairs, 368 pages
WASHINGTON: President George W Bush broke his promise to the country by refusing to fire top aide Karl Rove for leaking a CIA agent's identity, said Scott McClellan, the president's chief spokesman for almost three years.
Byline: Ex-White House spokesman McClellan in his book criticises political culture in Washington.