Lee's Army of Northern Virginia slipped across the swollen Potomac back to Virginia the Lincoln administration pressed George Meade
to cross quickly in pursuit--and he did.
Center, left: Before commanding the Union Army of the Potomac at Gettysburg during the Civil War, Captain George Meade
oversaw the Lake Survey from his headquarters in Detroit.
Pickett's Ridge depicts the deciding engagement in the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War, where Robert E Lee of the Confederacy was outmanoeuvred by General George Meade
of the Union forces.
In this role, C10F provides operational direction through its Maritime Operations Center located at Fort George Meade
Maryland, executing command and control over assigned forces in support of Navy or joint missions in cyber/networks, information operations, electronic warfare, cryptologic/signals intelligence and space.
to withdraw his forces but decided to stand and fight.
As expected, Ulysses Grant, William Sherman, and Phil Sheridan play prominent roles in Castel's narrative, but Henry Halleck, George Meade
, George McClellan, John Schofield, George Thomas, and others receive due attention.
This conversation took place on the front porch of the farmhouse where, late on July 2, 1863, Federal Commander General George Meade
gathered his key leaders to discuss their options.
But the celebration proved to be premature, as the Union army under Major General George Meade
defeated the Confederate army under its brilliant general, Robert E.
On June 28, just three days before the battle, General "Fighting Joe" Hooker was sacked and replaced by General George Meade
, even though Lincoln feared Meade was another peace-seeking Democrat like the recently cashiered General George McClellan.
Alan Blumberg, George Meade
Bond Professor & Director of Center for Maritime Systems.
Commanders: Major General George Meade
v General Robert Lee
The lieutenants range from those well-known partners of Grant--William Sherman, George Meade
, Philip Sheridan, James McPherson, and Andrew Foote--to those with whom he had antagonistic relationships--John McClernand, Benjamin Butler, Lew Wallace, and William Rosecrans.